U.S Rep. Cedric Richmond Introduces Comprehensive Affordable Housing Bill

On Tuesday (Dec. 11), U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) introduced the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act, a bill originally introduced in the Senate by U.S. Sen. r Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). This bill will reduce rent costs and provide greater access to home ownership through first-time homebuyer payment assistance. "Having...

Rep. Richmond Announces More Than $11M in Flood Recovery Grants

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png]  U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond on Tuesday (April 11) announced the availability of more than $11 million in federal funding for flood recovery projects throughout Louisiana. The resources will go towards repairing schools, reimbursing school districts, and replacing vehicles that were damaged in the August flooding.   “These...

CBC Chairman Richmond Demands Investigation into Trump Campaign Discussions with Russian Intelligence Officials

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] WASHINGTON- Today (Wednesday, Feb. 15), the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, a Democrat who Louisiana’s second congressional district, which includes New Orleans, demanded an “extensive” and “independent” investigation into reports that the Trump campaign had repeated and ongoing discussions with Russian intelligence...

Rep. Cedric Richmond Will Attend Trump’s Inauguration

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] With 65 members of Congress so far—including several members of the Congressional Black Caucus—opting against attending President-elect Donald Trump inauguration Friday, today CBC Chairman and U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond announced via a statement that he will attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration. “I have decided to attend the ceremony...