The 2nd Congressional District of Louisiana is among the most diverse and culturally rich in all of the country. Stretching from New Orleans along the River Parishes up to Baton Rouge it makes up a unique dichotomy of what makes Louisiana special.
Congressman Richmond Testifies at Atty Gen. Jeff Session's Confirmation HearingCongressman Richmond joins civil rights icon John Lewis and Sen. Cory Booker to testify in opposition to the confirmation of then Sen. Jeff Sessions to Attorney General of the United States.
The nearly 3,000 Building Trades leaders and activists make this annual trip to Washington to meet with their elected officials to discuss issues of importance to the Building and Trades community: job creation in energy and infrastructure, industry standards, and other issues of importance to workers in the construction industry.
Rep. Richmond delivers the commencement address to the Xavier University class of 2017 and challenges them to "make the world the way you want it to be."
Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) introduced the Youth Empowerment Strategy as part of his effort to provide more opportunities for youth across the country. The Youth Empowerment Strategy, made up of the Youth Summer Jobs and Public Service Act of 2015 and the Student Disciplinary Fairness Act of 2015 would expand summer job programs and take steps to combat the use of the criminal justice system for routine school discipline.
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WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02) announced the availability of more than $4.5 million in federal funding for the East Baton Rouge School Board and East Baton Rouge Parish.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02), released the following statement in response to the latest Senate Republican Healthcare bill:
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02) announced the availability of more than $15.4 million in federal funding for flood recovery projects throughout Louisiana.