Chairman Neal Welcomes Cedric Richmond’s Nomination to the Ways and Means Committee
Sep 16, 2020
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released the following statement after the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee nominated Congressman Cedric Richmond (D-LA) to serve on the Ways and Means Committee:
“Congressman Richmond is a proven fighter for families and workers, and I know he’ll bring terrific energy and character to the table as we advance policies to provide Americans with better health care, stronger financial security, and greater opportunity. His years of service on the Judiciary and Homeland Security Committees and track record of conducting thorough oversight will certainly enhance our work, as will his experience serving as Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus.
“John Lewis’s shoes are impossible to fill, but I know that Rep. Richmond will honor Congressman Lewis’s legacy and commitment to justice as he takes on this new responsibility.”