More on Keeping America Safe
U.S. Representatives Cedric L. Richmond and Patrick E. Murphy announced the formation of the bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus to promote more organized, streamlined and timely responses to natural disasters.
Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) introduced the Taxpayer Protection and Preparer Fraud Prevention Act of 2013, which implements and enforces policy that would allow the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to certify paid tax preparers and ensure they are competent, of good character and able to render services.
Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement in response to an announcement by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) that it would begin to expedite the screening process to alleviate the burden of excessive and unnecessary screening procedures for wounded service men and women.
Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, along with Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA) and Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA), introduced H.R. 1245 - the Flight School Security Act.
Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Ranking Member of the Transportation Security Subcommittee, along with the Democratic members of the Subcommittee, introduced H.R. 1204 - to authorize the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) into law.
Congressman Cedric Richmond issued the following statement in response to Vice President Joe Biden’s proposal on gun violence and the President’s introduction of 23 executive actions to enforce gun reform measures.
“The high waters and recent tornadoes affected our American family immensely. As a family, we are praying for those affected by these disasters,” said Richmond. “And yet there is another, quieter, preventable disaster on the horizon. If we do not invest in our rivers and levees we will see more destruction. We can stop this. We can correct the course.”