Congressman Cedric Richmond

Representing the 2nd District of Louisiana

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March 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – In a letter sent to President Donald Trump, Congressmen Cedric Richmond (LA-02) and members of the Louisiana Congressional Delegation supported the appeal by Governor John Bel Edwards of the denial of Public Assistance (PA) for Orleans, Livingston, Ascension and St. James parishes as well as Individual Assistance (IA) for Ascension and St.

March 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Rep. Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement after an East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputy was shot and killed in the line of duty:

March 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02), released the following statement in response to President Trump’s first budget proposal:

 

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.
January 25, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02), released the following statement in response to reports that Donald Trump selected attorney John Gore as Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Rights Division for the Department of Justice (DOJ).
January 17, 2017 Press Release
Today, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) released a compilation of legislative solutions, many of them bipartisan, authored by CBC Members to bolster underserved communities introduced in the in the House and Senate during the 114th Congress.
January 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) was sworn in as the 25th Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) during a ceremony hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) at the Warner Theatre. The ceremony marked the induction of the largest class in the CBC’s 46-year history.
December 16, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02) announced the availability of more than $19 million in federal funding for the Ascension Parish School Board. The resources will reimburse schools throughout Ascension Parish that require temporary facilities due to damages from the August flooding.

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