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:
Washington DC – Today, Rep. Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement after New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson passed away:
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.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after voting against the budget caps bill:
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.
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:
NEW ORLEANS – Today, New Orleans Councilmember James Gray (District E) and Rep.
Stresses the importance of New Market Tax Credit and Historic Tax Credit
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement regarding today’s vote on H.R. 2874, the 21st Century Flood Reform Act, in the House of Representatives:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement after the passing of Antoine “Fats” Domino, the lifelong New Orleans musician known as a founding father of rock ‘n’ roll: