Press Releases

March 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement calling for the urgent release of everyone living and working in halfway houses across the country due to the spread of coronavirus:

March 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement calling for immediate cash assistance to help working families amid growing coronavirus concerns:

January 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement on the passing of New Orleans entertainer and entrepreneur Jerome Cosey, also known as “5th Ward Weebie”:

January 7, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) sent a letter yesterday to U.S.

December 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement on the passage of the FUTURE Act, a bipartisan bill that secures critical permanent funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs):

December 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) along with Congresswomen Barbara Lee (CA-13), Marcia Fudge (OH-11), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) issued the following statement after introducing the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act (CROWN Act):

October 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement after the NCAA announcement updating their policies in support of student-athletes:

October 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement mourning the passing of House Oversight Committee Chairman and former Congressional Black Caucus Chairman, Congressman Elijah Cummings: 

October 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement announcing a letter urging prompt action on the State of Louisiana’s Trade Adjustment Assistance’s application in response to the recent shutdown of Bayou Steel Group in LaPlace, Louisiana:

September 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) and Congressman Mark Walker (NC-06) issued the following statement after the introduction of H.R. 4488, the Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Act of 2019:

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