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 Deepwater Horizon Settlement

Jul 2, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement regarding the settlement between BP and the Department of Justice (DOJ) for 18.7 billion with $6.8 billion directed to Louisiana, to compensate for damages from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon tragedy.

Rep. Richmond Statement on King v. Burwell Decision

Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its decision in King v. Burwell.

Rep. Richmond Statement on the Death of Officer Daryle Holloway

Jun 20, 2015 Press Release

Today, Rep. Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement following the shooting death of Officer Daryle Holloway in the line of duty.

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