Press Releases

Sep 1, 2015

Cummings Announces Support for Iran Nuclear Agreement

Washington, D.C. (September 1, 2015)— Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) announced his support of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action:

Aug 31, 2015

Cummings Statement on the Passing of Former Maryland Governor Marvin Mandel

Washington, D.C. (August 31, 2015)— Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on the passing of former Maryland Governor Marvin Mandel:

Aug 26, 2015

Cummings Statement on Women’s Equality Day

Washington, D.C. (August 26, 2015)— Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued a statement on Women’s Equality Day. Today marks the 95th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th amendment which guarantees a woman’s right to vote.

Aug 25, 2015

Cummings, Mikulski, Cardin, Sarbanes Announce More Than $3.6 Million to Help Eliminate Hazardous Lead from Baltimore Homes

Issues: Housing

BALTIMORE, MD – Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings joined U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin, and Rep. John P. Sarbanes (all D-Md.) to announce that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $3,365,733 million in Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration grant program funding and $325,000 in Healthy Homes supplemental funding to the City of Baltimore. With this grant, the City will be able to address lead hazards in 230 housing units for low- and very low-income families, and perform healthy homes assessments in 330 units.

Aug 20, 2015

Cummings Issues Detailed Statement on New Report on Skyrocketing Drug Prices

Issues: Healthcare

Washington, D.C. (Aug. 20, 2015)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement in response to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation reporting that Republican voters are more concerned about escalating prescription drug prices than the Affordable Care Act:

Aug 20, 2015

Documents Sought From Group That May Have Violated Law in Targeting Planned Parenthood

Issues: Healthcare

Washington, D.C. (Aug. 20, 2015)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter to the Center for Medical Progress requesting information about whether the group broke federal or state laws during its multi-year effort to establish a fake company, solicit charitable donations as a 501(c)(3) organization, and secretly record videos of Planned Parenthood employees without their consent.

Aug 19, 2015

Cummings Statement on the Passing of Congressman Louis Stokes

Washington, D.C. (August 19, 2015)— Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on the passing of former Ohio Congressman and founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus Louis B. Stokes:

Aug 19, 2015

Cummings Statement on the Passing of Dr. Keiffer Mitchell, Sr.

Washington, D.C. (August 19, 2015)— Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on the passing of Dr. Keiffer Mitchell, Sr.:

Aug 18, 2015

Cummings Lauds EPA Announcement of Grants to Help Baltimore Revitalize Properties

Issues: Environment

Washington, D.C. (August 18, 2015)— Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) lauded the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement that it has awarded a $200,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant to the City of Baltimore’s Sustainability Office to help revitalize properties.

Aug 17, 2015

Team Maryland Announces More Than $80 Million in Federal Dollars to Protect Maryland, National Capital Region from Terrorism

WASHINGTON – Today, the Maryland congressional delegation announced $80,619,955 in emergency preparedness grants for Maryland from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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