Press Releases

Jul 30, 2015

Mikulski and Cummings Introduce The REBUILD Act to Address Systemic Poverty in Urban Areas

Issues: Economy

Washington, D.C. (July 30, 2015)—Today, Senator Barbara Mikulski and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings announced the introduction of landmark legislation to appropriate more than $1.2 billion in emergency funding for inner-city neighborhoods.

Jul 29, 2015

Cummings, Sanders Urge Mayors and County Officials to Combat Overcharging for Critical Drug Used by First Responders

Issues: Healthcare

Washington, DC (July 29, 2015)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security, sent a letter to the United States Conference of Mayors and the National Association of Counties urging their members to follow the lead of New York and other states that are demanding affordable prices for a critical drug used by first responders nationwide.

Jul 28, 2015

Top Democrats Introduce Bills to Protect Interns Against Sexual Harassment and Discrimination

Issues: Labor

Washington, DC (July 28, 2015) – Today, top Democrats in the House introduced three bills that would make it illegal for public and private sector employers to discriminate, sexually harass and retaliate against interns.

Jul 27, 2015

Cummings Speaks at 47th Annual National Meeting and Conference of the Union of Black Episcopalians

Issues: Civil Rights

Washington, D.C. (July 27, 2015) – Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings spoke at the 47th Annual National Meeting and Conference of the Union of Black Episcopalians in Baltimore, MD.

Jul 23, 2015

Cummings Applauds Maryland AG for Moving Aggressively to Combat Drug Overcharging

Washington, D.C. (July 23, 2015)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, applauded Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh for taking steps to combat the rising cost of naloxone, a life-saving drug used to treat overdoses of heroin and other opioids.

Jul 7, 2015

Cummings Joins Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Senior Obama Administration Officials to Announce Solar Energy and Job Training Initiative in Baltimore

Washington, D.C. (July 7, 2015) – U.S. Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) today joined Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and senior Obama Administration officials to announce a new solar energy and job creation initiative in Baltimore. The initiative will provide Baltimore residents with access to affordable solar energy and job training to begin careers in solar energy.

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