Press Releases

April 21, 2016 Press Release
Cummings Introduced Bipartisan Legislation To Place Tubman on Federal Reserve Note By 2017

Washington, D.C. (April 20, 2016) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on the Treasury Department’s announcement that Harriet Tubman will be the new face of the $20 bill, and five women and civil rights heroes will be incorporated in future designs of the $10 bill: 

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April 20, 2016 Press Release
Members Also Urge President to Extend Policy to Federal Contractors

Washington, D.C. (Apr. 20, 2016)—Today, Reps. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) and Robert C.

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April 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (April 9, 2016) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) announced that Ms. Jini Kim, a Senior at Mt. Hebron High School in Howard county, is the winner of the 2016 congressional Art Competition for the 7th District of Maryland. 

March 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (March 18, 2016) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) announced the winner of his 2015 Congressional App Challenge, Mr. Kevin Zheng. Zheng, a Senior at Glenelg High School, won by creating a game called Save The Chesapeake, to teach users the importance of maintaining the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

March 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (March 17, 2016) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on Sagamore Development’s master plan to develop Port Covington:

March 14, 2016 Press Release
For More Than Six Decades, Lacks’ Tumor Cells Have Been Used By Researchers in Some of Medicine’s Most Important Breakthroughs

Washington, D.C. (March 14, 2016) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) introduced a resolution honoring Henrietta Lacks for her contributions to medical research.

March 2, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2016) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement recognizing Women’s History Month:
February 24, 2016 Press Release
She Would Be The First African American and First Woman to Lead the Library of Congress

Washington, D.C. (February 24, 2016) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s announcement nominating Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library Chief Executive Officer Dr. Carla D. Hayden for Librarian of Congress.  If confirmed by the U.S.

February 24, 2016 Press Release
Updated legislation would provide federal workforce a 5.3% pay raise

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 23, 2015) – Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) joined Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), and 31 Members of Congress to introduce legislation in the House to provide a 3.9% raise to federal workers plus 1.4% in lost locality pay.

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February 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. (Feb. 23, 2015) – Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings joined U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin and U.S. Representatives Steny H. Hoyer, Chris Van Hollen, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Donna F.

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