Press Releases

Nov 3, 2014

Cummings Receives Service Award from APL Maritime

On Wednesday, October 29, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) delivered keynote remarks at APL Maritime’s Senior Management Conference, and received an award recognizing his service to the maritime industry...

Oct 30, 2014

Harkin, Durbin, Murphy, Cummings on Department of Education's Final Gainful Employment Rule and For-Profit Task Force Announcement

Issues: Education

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) today released the following statement regarding the Department of Education’s final gainful employment rule...

Oct 20, 2014

Cummings and Warren Request Investigation into Non-Bank Mortgage Servicing Industry

Issues: Economy

Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, top Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Senator Elizabeth Warren, member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, called on the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate threats to consumers arising from the growth in non-bank mortgage servicing.

Sep 25, 2014

Cummings Commends Holder for Devoted Service as AG

Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) issued the following statement after U.S. Attorney General Eric J. Holder announced his plans to resign after six years in that role...

Sep 17, 2014

Cummings Introduces Legislation to Commemorate Constitution Day

Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) introduced the Constitution and Citizenship Day Act of 2014, H.R. 5501, to commemorate the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution...

Sep 11, 2014

Cummings Issues Statement in Remembrance of Sept. 11 Attacks

Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07), released the following statement in remembrance of the lives lost in the September, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon...

Sep 9, 2014

Cummings Issues Statement on Further Penalties for Ray Rice

Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) issued the following statement following the Baltimore Ravens’ termination of running back Ray Rice’s contract...

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...