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.
  • Reforming Our Broken Criminal Justice System

    I am committed to reforming our broken prison system to save taxpayers money and give ex-offenders, those who have paid their debt to society, a second chance. In conjunction with my leadership on criminal justice matters, I have focused on producing legislation which invests in education, in economic growth, and in jobs. I believe we should be investing in jobs and education, instead of squandering tax dollars building more prisons.
  • Rep. Richmond Demands Action on Gun Reform

    Congressman Richmond takes to the floor of the House of Representatives to demand sensible gun reform legislation.
  • 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

February 7, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02), released the following statement after tornadoes touched down in New Orleans.
January 31, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02), Ranking Member of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee issued the following statement after H.R. 690, the Gains in Nuclear Detection Architecture Act, was passed by the US House of Representatives.
January 30, 2017 Press Release
Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02), released the following statement after President Trump signed orders to make it more difficult for families, including refugees, to enter the United States based on their religion or religious heritage.

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Recent Votes

Date Roll Call Bill Vote
2/27/2017 102 H.R.863 Yea
2/27/2017 100 H.R.699 Yea
2/16/2017 99 H.J.RES.43 Not Voting
2/16/2017 98 H.J.RES.69 Not Voting
2/15/2017 97 H.J.RES.42 Nay
2/15/2017 96 H.J.RES.66 Nay
2/15/2017 95 H.J.RES.67 Nay