Press Releases

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...

Jan 21, 2015

Cummings Applauds President's Focus on Middle Class Economics

Issues: Economy, Education

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 20, 2015)—Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07), issued the following statement after the 2014 State of the Union Address...

Jan 16, 2015

Team Maryland Urges Support for Red and Purple Line Projects

Issues: Transportation

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 15, 2015)—Today, Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin, and Representatives Elijah E. Cummings, Steny H. Hoyer, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Chris Van Hollen, John P. Sarbanes, Donna F. Edwards, and John K. Delaney (all D-MD) joined to send a letter to Governor-elect Larry Hogan expressing their strong support for the planned Red Line and Greater Washington Purple Line transit projects.

Dec 23, 2014

Cummings Requests Information from Sony on North Korean Cyber Attack

Washington, D.C. (Dec. 23, 2014)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, top Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter to the Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment requesting information about a devastating cyber attack in which hackers believed to be from North Korea stole soon-to-be-released films and the personal information of over 47,000 current and former employees, including their social security numbers and healthcare records.