Press Releases

Mar 2, 2015

Cummings Applauds Senator Mikulski's Service

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 2, 2015)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (Md-07) released the following statement in response to Senator Barbara Mikulski’s announcement that she will retire from the U.S. Senate after five terms in office.

Feb 25, 2015

Cummings, Sanders Propose Bill on Dental Crisis

Issues: Healthcare

The Comprehensive Dental Reform Act would expand dental coverage through Medicare, Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act and the Department of Veterans Affairs, filling the gap for the more than 1 in 4 Americans who lack dental insurance.

Feb 4, 2015

Rep. Cummings Statement at NTEU's 2015 Annual Legislative Conference

Remarks as prepared for delivery at the National Treasury Employee's Union 2015 Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, DC.

Jan 27, 2015

Cummings Responds to Gowdy's Letter

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Top Democrat on the Select Committee on Benghazi, sent a letter to Chairman Trey Gowdy identifying inaccuracies in his letter responding to Democrats’ grave concerns about being excluded from participating fully in the investigation.

Jan 23, 2015

Cummings Applauds Action by CFPB and Maryland AG Against Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase for Illegal Mortgage Kickbacks

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 22, 2015)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Maryland Attorney General required Wells Fargo and JPMorgan to pay $24 million and $600,000, respectively, in civil penalties for illegal mortgage kickbacks...

Jan 22, 2015

Cummings Applauds Inclusion of Red Line Funding In State Budget

Issues: Transportation

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 22, 2015)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) issued the following statement commending Governor Larry Hogan for including funds for construction of the Red Line in his first State budget proposal...