| Jan 18, 2011
The campaign is over but the campaign finance issues linger for Joseph Cao.
Cao's failed re-election bid for a New Orleans-based congressionasl seat left his campaign with a debt of more than $33,000, according to the Federal Election Committee website....
| Jan 27, 2011
Louisiana's freshmen congressmen have their House committee assignments.
Rep. Cedric Richmond of New Orleans is now a member of the Homeland Security and Small Business committees in the House. Richmond's office says in a news release he will also...
| Apr 9, 2009
The Criminal Justice Committee of the New Orleans City Council spent much of Wednesday looking at the city's crime fighting programs, their effectiveness, and costs.
The committee heard from District Attorney Leon Cannazzaro, NOPD Superintendent...
| Apr 19, 2009
Congratulations to State Representatives Cedric Richmond (D-New Orleans) and Jeff Arnold (D-New Orleans) for sponsoring House Bill 480, which, if enacted, will prevent cities and parishes from using cameras to issue tickets for red light and speeding...
| May 15, 2009
The Louisiana House approved a $27 billion budget proposal Thursday for next year that includes large cuts to public colleges, health care services and government jobs to cope with a steep drop in state revenue.
The spending plan for the fiscal year that...
| May 28, 2009
The expropriation and purchase of land for a new LSU hospital in New Orleans would be stalled until lawmakers review and approve financial plans for the hospital, under a bill approved yesterday by the House Health and Welfare Committee.
| Dec 2, 2008
State representative Cedric Richmond has been suspended
from practicing law for 60 days in a dispute that resulted in his
disqualification from a New Orleans City Council race in 2005.
On a 5-2 decision released Tuesday, the Louisiana Supreme Court...
| Jul 31, 2010
The question of why Louisiana sends more people to prison than any other state in the nation is being studied by a panel of judges, attorneys and law enforcement officials.
Currently, 40,000 inmates are held in state and local prisons and jails....
| Aug 19, 2010
Today, Sheriff Marlin Gusman stands alongside many civic and community leaders in endorsing Cedric Richmond to represent Louisiana's Second Congressional District.
"Cedric has the experience and proven track record. I know he will make a great...