Sunday May 19
'Eyes in the Sky': Lawmakers Look To Restrict Use of Domestic Drones
April 27, 2012: Seattle Police officer Reuben Omelanchuk is at the controls of the department's new, small radio-controlled Draganflyer X6 drone with a camera attached, in Seattle.
Sat May 18, 2013
Congress shouldn't let flood insurance sink residents: Editorial
Drew Dunn, right, catches a sandbag from Randy Matherne while Derek Porche grabs another bag from a truck on Bayou Gauche Sept.
Fri May 17, 2013
Fight continues on multiple fronts to block large flood insurance premium hikes
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., said Friday that she will introduce legislation soon to delay implementation of a 2012 flood insurance law that is leading to sharply higher premiums for policyholders.
Thu May 16, 2013
Congressional Republicans to vote for 37th time on repeal of Affordable Care Act
Reps. Cedric Richmond, left, and Steve Scalise, have different views on whether the House is wasting time by holding another repeal, or defund vote on the Affordable Care Act.
Tue May 07, 2013
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Don't Mess With Taxes
House bill would give IRS authority to regulate tax pros
We made it through prime tax-filing season with the Internal Revenue Service's proposal to regulate tax professionals in legal limbo.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Congressman Cedric Richmond to host town hall in St. John Parish
Congressman Cedric Richmond will hold a town hall meeting in St. John the Baptist Parish to discuss local flood protection issues on Tuesday, April 30 at 6 p.m. The town hall will be held at the St.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Rep. Richmond bill would add national economic effects to levee construction decisions
Dave Royce drags an inflatable raft behind while Thomas Bradshaw and son David Royce, towing kayak, follow, on Sept.
On the Hill: Richmond stand on same-sex marriage not good enough for advocate
The positions of Rep. Cedric Richmond and Sen. Mary Landrieu on same-sex marriage disappoints one advocate.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Scalise/Richmond press FEMA to work with locals on new flood insurance rate maps
Reps. Steve Scalise , R-Jefferson and Cedric Richmond , D-New Orleans, are asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to work with state and local officials as it move forward to implement new rate maps for the federal flood insurance program.
Chart: Here Are the 18 House Democrats Who Haven't Endorsed Marriage Equality
Since mid-March, when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton endorsed marriage equality in a YouTube video, 11 Democratic senators have formalized their "evolution" on the issue in a series of interviews, statements, Facebook posts, and Tumblr entries.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
jewel bush: A lesson in self-determination
Back in February, a sense of grief swept the entire New Orleans community when the Sisters of Blessed Sacrament, a Pennsylvania-based order, announced it would close the all-girls Xavier University Preparatory High School at the end of the school year due to uncertain financial sustainability.