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 Statement on the Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Sep 2, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement in commemoration of the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in Louisiana.

Rep. Richmond Statement on Road Home Program Announcement

Aug 25, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced its plan to address issues within the Road Home Homeowner Assistance program.

Richmond, Bipartisan Coalition Introduce the Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Act of 2015

Jul 30, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), and Rep. Tom Rooney (R-FL) introduced H.R. 3399, the Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Act of 2015, a bipartisan bill to dramatically reform the practice of solitary confinement in the United States federal prison system. This legislation would start a national conversation on the use of solitary confinement and move toward a more rational and fiscally responsible approach to incarceration.

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