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