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  1. Gulf lawmakers remember KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The News-Star

    Gulf lawmakers remember Katrina Representatives talk about tragedy, the work of rebulding Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1I5x2Eu This 2005 file photo shows a man pushing his bicycle through flood waters near the Superdome in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina left much of the city under water. Gulf Coast lawmakers took to the House floor earlier this week to recall Hurricane Katrina's staggering toll in lost lives and property while also praising the resilience and determination of the storm's victims.

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  2. New Cedric Richmond bill targets 'modern day torture' in solitary confinementRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | BayouBuzz.com

    Two Republicans and two Democratic House members are proposing legislation they hope will lead to dramatic changes in "overuse" of solitary confinement in the nation's prisons. it has become modern day torture," said Rep. Cedric Richmond , D-La., one of the bill's four lead sponsors.

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  3. Obama Facing Tougher Than Expected Fight to Sustain Iran DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Bloomberg

    ... members of Congress, according to an official who asked for anonymity to discuss the matter. Representative Cedric Richmond, a Louisiana Democrat who was among about 20 lawmakers traveling with Obama in Africa earlier this week, said that while he ...

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  4. Congress marks Katrina anniversaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | BayouBuzz.com

    "The good thing about the people of New Orleans is we always pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off and continue to do the work to rebuild and make a better life," said Cedric Richmond, a Democrat from New Orleans. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, a Republican from Jefferson whose district includes part of New Orleans, lauded "the people of the Gulf Coast who persevered, who rebuilt."

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  5. Congress remembers Hurricane KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Advocate

    "The good thing about the people of New Orleans is we always pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off and continue to do the work to rebuild and make a better life," said Cedric Richmond, a Democrat from New Orleans. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, a Republican from Jefferson whose district includes part of New Orleans, lauded "the people of the Gulf Coast who persevered, who rebuilt."

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  6. House Passes Rep. Rice's Bill to Improve Maintenance of Airport Screening TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | LongIsland.com

    The U.S. House of Representatives tonight passed H.R. 2770, legislation authored by Representative Kathleen Rice, Ranking Member on the House Committee on Homeland Security's Transportation ... Washington, DC - July 27, 2015 - The U.S. House of Representatives tonight passed H.R. 2770, legislation authored by Representative Kathleen Rice, Ranking Member on the House Committee on Homeland Security's Transportation Security Subcommittee. H.R. 2770, the , requires the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration to develop and implement a comprehensive preventive maintenance process for airport screening equipment.

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  7. Military service academy day to be held at Federal CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | NOLA.com

    Members of Louisiana's congressional delegation are hosting a military academy day at Federal City Auditorium, at 2845 Guadalcanal St., in Algiers, on Monday . Representatives from the service academies have been invited to discuss their programs.

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  8. Patent reform defectors emerge in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Hill

    The House Judiciary Committee's lopsided approval of patent reform legislation last month would not have looked as overwhelming if every member showed up. Six of the seven members of the committee who were absent told The Hill they are leaning toward opposing the measure in its current form.

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  9. Democrats take aim at Bobby Jindal as they battle for the governor's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | NOLA.com

    The mood among Louisiana Democrats, gathered for a party dinner in New Orleans Saturday , was one of defiance. The sentiment was fitting for a party in opposition.

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  10. Richmond traveling to Kenya and Ethiopia with President ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Times-Picayune

    Rep. Cedric Richmond , D-New Orleans, is among 20 members of Congress traveling with President Barack Obama for his trip to Kenya and Ethiopia. "I look forward to joining President Obama and my fellow members of Congress on this momentous trip to Africa," Richmond said in a statement.

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  11. Responding to San Francisco murder, House votes to bar some federal funding to sanctuary citiesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | BayouBuzz.com

    Responding quickly to the July 1 murder of a 32-year-old woman in San Francisco, allegedly by man deported five times, the House passed a bill Thursday that would deny criminal justice funding to cities that restrict communication with The vote was 241-179 , with all five Louisiana Republicans voting yes and the delegation's lone Democrat, Cedric Richmond , D-New Orleans, joining all but six Democrats in voting no. Bayoubuzz.com provides this article only as a news aggregator, NOT as the publisher or as the author.

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  12. Richmond to join Obama on Africa tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Times

    Richmond to join Obama on Africa trip The July 23-28 trip will include stops in Nairobi, Kenya and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond will join President Barack Obama on the president's six-day trip to Africa that begins Thursday.

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  13. Lawmakers back company responsible for decade-old Gulf leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this March 31, 2015 photo, a supply vessel crosses an oil sheen drifting from the site of the former Taylor Energy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana. Capitol Hill lawmakers from Louisiana have intervened on behalf of Taylor Energy Company that has failed to stop a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico but lobbied for a refund of money reserved for spill containment work, according to letters obtained by The Associated Press through public records requests.

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  14. Graves-Miller Bill Will Better Conserve Gulf Red Snapper, Improve AccessRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | FishingWorld

    Leaders in the recreational fishing community today lauded new bipartisan legislation by U.S. Representatives Garret Graves and Jeff Miller that the president of the Center for Coastal Conservation predicted "will better conserve Gulf red snapper and finally give recreational anglers reasonable access to red snapper fishing." "For too long, the federal government has relied on outdated and inaccurate information to unfairly limit recreational Gulf red snapper fishing to just a single weekend a year," said Jeff Angers, president of the Center.

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  15. Payday loans ruining families, says New Orleans ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Times-Picayune

    Payday loan stores are destroying lives in New Orleans and it's time Congress do something about it, the Rev. Willie Gable Jr., told members and staffers on Capitol Hill this week.

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  16. Legislation creating state-run GOM red snapper fishery introduced in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Louisiana Sportsman

    A bill removing red snapper from the authority of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council and placing it under the Gulf States Red Snapper Management Authority was introduced in Congress yesterday by Rep. Garret Graves. Bipartisan legislation that would pave the way for state-based management of the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery was introduced Thursday into the U.S. House of Representatives.

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  17. Capitol Hill lawmakers back company responsible for decade-old Gulf oil leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Advocate

    Since December, at least four members of Louisiana's congressional delegation have urged the Obama administration to take up a settlement proposal by Taylor Energy Co., the letters show. The company is down to one full-time employee and is no longer active in the offshore drilling industry, but its CEO is a prominent philanthropist and generous political donor.

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  18. Rep. John Fleming loans campaign $525,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | NOLA.com

    Rep. John Fleming , R-Minden, loaned his congressional campaign fund $525,000, helping him gain an financial advantage over Rep. Charles Boustany , R-Lafayette, as both eye likely 2016 runs for the Senate. Fleming raised $215,556 in the last quarter, April 1 - June 30, with $142,829 coming from individuals and $67,500 from Political Action Committees, according to his filing with the Federal Election Commission .

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  19. NFL teams up with lawmakers on football safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Hill

    "Oh man, Cedric Richmond of course. I would definitely want him on the team. That would be my first round draft pick," said Veasey of the Democratic Louisiana lawmaker.

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  20. Louisiana Congressional reps back company behind decade-long oil leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    Capitol Hill lawmakers from Louisiana have intervened on behalf of a New Orleans company that has failed to stop a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico but lobbied for a refund of money reserved for spill containment work, according to letters obtained by The Associated Press through public records requests. Since December, at least four members of Louisiana's congressional delegation have urged the Obama administration to take up a settlement proposal by Taylor Energy Company, the letters show.

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