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8 hrs ago | Housing Wire

New legislative proposal would turn the post office into a bank

It's been rumored and discussed for months, but now it's one step closer to actually happening.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United States Postal Service, Postal, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

NAFCU

notes concerns over USPS banking bill

July 25, 2014 - NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler wrote Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., to express concerns that Richmond's bill to allow the U.S. Postal Service to provide financial services could have unintended consequences for credit unions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Democrat, US News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Advocate

House passes Richmonda s first bill

It may not go down in history as a landmark piece of legislation, but H.R. 4812 nonetheless represents a milestone for U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, of New Orleans: It's the first bill he's sponsored to pass the House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Town Talk

Louisiana lawmakers divided on Export-Import Bank

With only weeks left before summer recess, Louisiana lawmakers are divided over whether Congress should reauthorize the Export-Import Bank that helps companies in Louisiana and across the country export products overseas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Democrat, Louisiana

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Times-Picayune

State Police providing important backup for New Orleans police: Editorial

New Orleans Police officers and Louisiana State Troopers in the 100 block Bourbon Street at about 3 a.m. in New Orleans on July 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Drugs, Marketing, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NOLA.com

House approves water bill with amendments to boost Corps of Engineers funding

The House late Thursday approved a $34 billion spending bill for the Department of Energy, Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation with several amendments offered by Louisiana lawmakers.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Representative John Fleming, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Scalise

The Advocate

James Gill: McAllister cana t stump on family values now

The first time Vance McAllister, R-Swartz, said being a congressman "sucks," his audience at the Monroe Chamber of Commerce did not commence snickering and elbowing one another in the ribs.

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Related Topix: Swartz, LA, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rodney Alexander, Bobby Jindal, Representative Steve Scalise, Opinion

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Congress: If they can get along on the field, why not at work?

Rep. John Dingell claims to remember when Congress worked. He came to Congress when he was 29 in 1955.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell

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