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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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.