Press Releases

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.

November 14, 2017 Press Release

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:

October 25, 2017 Press Release

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:

October 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02) announced the availability of more than $4.9 million in federal funding for the East Baton Rouge School Board. The funds will go towards temporary modifications and services, and permanent repairs to five buildings on the Glen Oaks High School campus that were damaged in last year’s flooding.

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