Press Releases

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC- Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after the passing of community and civic activist Felicia Kahn:

June 19, 2018 Press Release
Seeks to End Separation of Families at our Borders

WASHINGTON DC- Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after introducing the “Keep Families Together Act” in the House of Representatives:

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC- Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after President Trump announced the withdrawal of the United States from the Iran nuclear deal:

March 27, 2018 Press Release
Renews Call for Full Transparency

WASHINGTON- Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced no charges would be filed in the fatal officer-involved shooting of Alton Sterling:

March 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Rep. Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement after New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson passed away:

February 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In a letter to House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX-10), Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA-02) demanded that the Committee, of which he’s a member, “live up to its name and mission” and hold a hearing that explores mass shootings as the “domestic terrorism they are,” as well as solutions that would help stop them.

February 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after voting against the budget caps bill:

January 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02) announced the availability of more than $6.9 million in federal funding for the East Baton Rouge School Board in response to the devastating flooding in 2016.

December 22, 2017 Press Release
Laments Inadequate Response for Critical Needs

WASHINGTON – Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after voting against the disaster supplemental bill for Texas, Florida, and U.S. territories:

 

November 20, 2017 Press Release

NEW ORLEANS – Today, New Orleans Councilmember James Gray (District E) and Rep.

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