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February 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (February 2, 2016) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement recognizing Black History Month:  
 
“Every February our nation celebrates Black History Month by honoring the rich contributions that African Americans—the famous and the not so famous—have made to America. 

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January 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 18, 2016) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement honoring the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:  
 

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January 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 12, 2016)— Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement applauding President Obama’s State of the Union address:   
 

January 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 12, 2016) — Today, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously approved the bipartisan Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2015—legislation led by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner and co-sponsored by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) and others.

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January 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 5, 2016) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement lauding President Obama’s announcement of executive actions to expand criminal background checks to prevent gun violence in America: 

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December 21, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (December 21, 2015) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) sent a letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to urge the Governor to “leave no stone unturned” in his Administration’s review of the barriers formerly-incarcerated Maryland residents face when trying to reenter society
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December 16, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (December 16, 2015) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on the mistrial declared today by Judge Barry G. Williams in State of Maryland v. William Porter:
December 14, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (December 14, 2015) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) urged President of the Maryland Senate Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. and Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch to support universal voter registration legislation that has been pre-filed for the 2016 legislation session.
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December 10, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (December 10, 2015) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement condemning U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s comments in Fisher v. University of Texas:
December 9, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (December 9, 2015) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings and Senator Ben Cardin (both D-MD) introduced the Witness Security and Protection Grant Program Act of 2015, legislation that directs the U.S. Attorney General to award competitive grants to state and local governments to establish and maintain short-term witness protection programs in cases involving homicides, violent felonies, serious drug offenses, gang related crimes or organized crime.

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