Press Releases

Sep 1, 2014

Cummings Statement on Labor Day

Issues: Economy

Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07), released the following statement in recognition of Labor Day...

Aug 26, 2014

Cummings Seeks Justice Following Unrest in Ferguson, Missouri

Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, former Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), joined fellow CBC members and more than 100 civic, corporate, and faith leaders from across the country in urging President Obama and his Administration to address the broken relationships between law enforcement and minority communities brought to light by the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed African American teen who was shot multiple times and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer...

Aug 15, 2014

Cummings Statement on Violence in Ferguson

Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) issued the following statement on the violence occurring since the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO...

Jul 23, 2014

House Passes Cummings Legislation to Make College Costs More Transparent

Issues: Education

Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation that includes critical provisions introduced by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, to reform the Net Price Calculator tool ...

Jul 22, 2014

Cummings Applauds Selection of Wayne Frederick as Howard University’s 17th President

Issues: Education

Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07), an alumnus of Howard University, issued the following statement on the unanimous selection of Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick as the school’s 17th President...

Jul 15, 2014

House Passes Cummings Bill to Extend Protections for Whistle Blowers

Today, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Top Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, to extend a pilot program under the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act for three additional years...

Jul 2, 2014

Cummings Statement on the Passing of Wayne Curry

Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) released the following statement on the death of former Prince George’s County executive Wayne K. Curry...

Jun 25, 2014

Cummings Statement on 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, One-Year Anniversary of Shelby v. Holder

Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) issued the following statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision to strike many of the protections of the Voting Rights Act in their ruling on Shelby County v. Holder...

Jun 9, 2014

Cummings Applauds President’s Action to Ease Student Debt

Issues: Education

Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued a statement commending President Obama’s executive action to tie monthly payments on students loans to monthly income, reducing payments for millions of borrowers across the country...

Jun 9, 2014

Mikulski, Cummings, Ruppersberger, Sarbanes Applaud Plans to Study How to Improve Rail Infrastructure in Baltimore

Issues: Transportation

Today, Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Congressmen Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), John Sarbanes (D-MD), and C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) applauded the issuance by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) of a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to address the deficiencies associated with the B&P Tunnel in Baltimore...

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