Press Releases

July 19, 2016 Press Release

Baltimore, MD (July 19, 2016) – Today, Congressmen Elijah E. Cummings and John Sarbanes (both D-MD) and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawling announced a new agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy, the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the City of Baltimore to increase access to solar energy for low-income households. 

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July 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 18, 2016)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on the verdict in State of Maryland v. Brian Rice:  

July 13, 2016 Press Release
Dr. Hayden Will Be The First African American and First Woman to Lead the Library of Congress

Washington, D.C. (July 13, 2016) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued a statement on the Senate confirmation of Enoch Pratt Free Library Chief Executive Officer Dr. Carla D. Hayden to be Librarian of Congress. Dr. Hayden is the first African American and first woman to lead the Library of Congress. 

July 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 8, 2016)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on the attack on police officers in Dallas, Texas:

July 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 7, 2016)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement in response to the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile:

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July 3, 2016 Press Release

Baltimore, MD (July 3, 2016) – Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) released the following statement after the passing of Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Elie Wiesel:

June 29, 2016 Press Release
Gun Violence Survivors, Baltimore City Officials, Faith and Community Leaders Mark National Day of Action by Pushing Congress to Hold a Vote

Washington, D.C. (June 29, 2016) – Today, Congressmen Elijah E. Cummings, Chris Van Hollen, Dutch Ruppersberger, and John Sarbanes (all D-MD) marked the National Day of Action for Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention at Cathedral of the Incarnation in Baltimore.

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June 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (June 23, 2016)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. Texas:  

June 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (June 23, 2016)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on the verdict in State of Maryland v. Caesar Goodson:  

June 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (June 22, 2016)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement after joining House Democrats to stage a sit-in against congressional inaction on gun violence:  

“Every year, tens of thousands of Americans die as a result of gun violence. In some states, firearms take more lives than car accidents.

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