Press Releases

April 7, 2011 Press Release
“Small businesses have always been our nation’s greatest innovators... The Small Business Innovation Research program has been an important mechanism for enlisting small firms to meet the U.S. government’s research needs."
April 1, 2011 Press Release


April 1, 2011

Contact: Aketa Marie Simmons 

(202) 579-5571

For Immediate Release


Rep. Richmond introduces relief act for gulf coast Small Businesses

March 23, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (LA-02) joined Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, the 18th Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service, and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu today in celebrating the one year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act.

March 17, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (LA-02) was briefed on the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division’s investigation into the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). The resulting report was released today.

March 10, 2011 Press Release
White House Opens Lottery to Attend Annual Event
March 1, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (LA-2) today released the following statement after voting against the Republican spending bill that would fund the government for two additional weeks.

March 1, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Last night, Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (LA-2) took to the House Floor and called for Congressional Republicans to “show Americans the jobs,” in response to their Continuing Resolution proposal. The proposal is estimated to eliminate 700,000 American jobs. Below are excerpts from Mr. Richmond’s remarks.  

February 24, 2011 Press Release

The Congressional District of Congressman Cedric L. Richmond received the highest amount of awards in the Nation.

February 3, 2011 Press Release
Congressman Cedric L. Richmond discusses the impact of dredging on the lower Mississippi River at today’s House Democratic and Steering Policy Committee hearing on jobs.