Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released a statement following the explosion that occurred at the Williams Olefins plant near Geismar, LA.
Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement prior to debate on the FY14 Homeland Security Appropriations amendment offered by Congressman Bill Cassidy (LA-06), Congressman Richmond (LA-02), Congresswoman Waters (CA-43), and other members of Congress
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), along with Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) and Members of the Louisiana delegation, introduced The Flood Insurance Implementation Reform Act of 2013.
Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after passage of the Helping Heroes Fly Act which he cosponsored in March with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02). The bill passed unanimously in the House of Representatives today 413-0.
Today, U.S. Representatives Cedric Richmond (LA-02) and Michael G. Grimm (NY-11) led twenty-five U.S. Representatives in submitting the following letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget. The letter was sent in response to a recent policy statement that questioned the additional investment of Harbor Maintenance Tax revenues as called for in S. 601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013.
Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) announced $1.41 million in federal grants to repair damage related to Hurricane Isaac.
Rep. Richmond and Sen. Landrieu Announce $210M In Tax Credit Awards for Community Development In LA.
U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., and U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond, D-La. announced $210 million in New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) awards for four Louisiana community development entities (CDEs) that are committed to financing businesses and economic development in the state.
Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) announced over $37 million in federal grants to repair damage related to Hurricanes Katrina and Isaac.
Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) introduced the Recognizing the National Benefits of Flood Protection Act of 2013, HR-1769. The bill would require the Army Corps of Engineers to calculate the national benefits of proposed flood protection projects.