Press Releases

November 30, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement announcing more than $1.3 million in FEMA grant funding to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank (GBRFB), for emergency protective measures undertaken during the historic August flooding
November 24, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after the passing of civil rights icon and restaurateur Edgar ‘Dooky’ Chase Jr.
August 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – In a letter sent to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate, Congressmen Cedric Richmond (LA-02) pushed for continued cooperation between federal and state officials in response to the devastating flooding occurring in Louisiana.  Specifically, Congressman Richmond asked Administrator Fugate to rapidly process any

July 17, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after police officers were the targets of deadly shootings in Baton Rouge.
July 6, 2016 Press Release
In a letter sent to President Barack Obama Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) requests a federal investigation into the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling by officers of the Baton Rouge Police Department.
July 6, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement in response to the shooting of Alton Sterling by officers of the Baton Rouge Police Department.
June 23, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement after Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office (JPSO) deputy David Michel Jr. was killed in the line of duty.
June 16, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement after President Barack Obama signed two bills designating post offices for veteran police Officer Daryle Holloway and civil rights legend Judge Lionel Collins into law.
June 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement after Natasha Hunter, a 12-year veteran of the New Orleans Police Department died from her injuries sustained during a collision with a drunk driver.

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