Congressman Cedric Richmond

Representing the 2nd District of Louisiana
  • Welcome to the 2nd Congressional District of Louisiana

    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.
  • Youth Empowerment Strategy

    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.
  • 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

    Ten years after the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina New Orleans has made tremendous strides to rebuild and recover but there is still much work to do. Congressman Richmond is committed to delivering the necessary resources until all of New Orleans has fully recovered from the storm.
  • Help with a Federal Agency

    If you can't get an answer from a federal agency in a timely fashion, or if you feel you have been treated unfairly, my office may be able to help resolve a problem or get you the information you need. While we cannot guarantee you a favorable outcome, we will do our best to help you receive a fair and timely response to your problem.

Latest News

November 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement after the Judiciary Committee passed the Sentencing Reform Act of 2015:

November 12, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement in support of the rally by the SEIU to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
November 10, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after the passing of Allen Toussaint.

Disaster Preparedness

Flood Insurance

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