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 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.
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.
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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after passage of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after the Department of Justice (DOJ) disclosed its findings in the investigation of the death of Alton Sterling at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers:
Washington, DC – In a letter sent to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Congressmen Cedric Richmond (LA-02) raised additional concerns about the lack of transparency in the civil rights investigation into the death of Alton Sterling: