Press Releases

April 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement after sending a letter to the U.S.

April 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Treasury’s decision to automatically send coronavirus stimulus checks to Social Security recipients.

April 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement on the passing of New Orleans jazz legend Ellis Marsalis Jr.:

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:

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