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August 16, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (August 16, 2018) – Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cumming (D-MD), released the following statement after the news that Aretha Franklin died of pancreatic cancer.
August 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Maryland congressional delegation today praised the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for issuing a disaster declaration for the devastating storm and flooding that hit Ellicott City, broader Howard County, and Baltimore County in late May. The request for a disaster declaration for Baltimore City for the

July 30, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (July 30, 2018) -- Friday, Senators Cardin and Van Hollen and Representatives Cummings, Hoyer, Sarbanes, Delaney, Brown, Raskin and Ruppersberger, all Members of the Maryland Congressional Delegation, sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Office of Management and Budget Administrator Neomi Rao, requesting an extension for the public comment period for the proposed Title X gag rule.
July 20, 2018 Press Release
Baltimore, MD (July 20, 2018) — Monday, July 23rd, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) will join Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Representatives Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes, as well as Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen and Mayor Catherine Pugh, at a press conference outlining the harm of potential Title X funding cuts due to the new “gag” rule.
July 16, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) — Today, members of Maryland’s Democratic Congressional delegation urged President Donald Trump to consider Wendi Winters – a victim of the mass shooting in the Capital Gazette newsroom last month – for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The nation’s highest civilian honor, the Medal of Freedom is awarded by the President to men and women who have made meritorious contributions to the security of the United States, to world peace, to culture or to other significant endeavors.

In The News

August 16, 2016 In The News

Anyone who has lived in Baltimore for decades, as I have, was not shocked to learn that the sacred trust between the Baltimore City Police Department (BPD) and the people of Baltimore is desperatel