CEDRIC DISCUSSES PRIORITIES FOR HURRICANE ISAAC RECOVERY WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA

Congressman Richmond discussed priorities for Hurricane Isaac recovery during President Barack Obama's visit to Louisiana after Hurricane Isaac. The President spoke with local and federal officials after he delivered a statement on the ongoing response and recovery efforts to Hurricane Isaac in LaPlace, Louisiana, Sept. 3, 2012.
Congressman Cedric Richmond discusses priorities for Hurricane Issac recovery with President Obama

CEDRIC REINTRODUCES THE DREDGE ACT

Congressman Cedric Richmond (D,LA) introduced the DREDGE Act - Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill creates a pilot project to promote the rebuilding of wetlands using existing sediment dredged from the River.
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Cedric Richmond Debates Medicaid Expansion at the Louisiana State Legislature.

Congressman Cedric Richmond discussed the benefits of Medicaid Expansion during a visit to a Health and Welfare committee hearing in the Louisiana State Legislature.
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Rep. Richmond Urges Speaker Boehner to Bring a Clean DHS Bill to a Vote

Feb 25, 2015 Press Release

In a letter sent to Speaker John Boehner, Rep. Richmond (LA-02), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies, expressed concerns with the impending expiration of funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Rep. Richmond Statement on Decision Not to Attend March 3rd Joint Meeting

Feb 23, 2015 Press Release

Representative Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement regarding his decision to not attend the March 3rd Joint Meeting of Congress, during which Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to speak.

New Orleans Receives $500K in Department of Transportation Grants for Disaster Evacuation Planning

Feb 11, 2015 Press Release

The United States Department of Transportation announced that the City of New Orleans, in partnership with the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) and the University of New Orleans (UNO), will receive funding to improve the evacuation of city residents and vulnerable populations during emergencies and disasters.

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