Press Releases

September 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (September 28, 2016)— Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on the passing of former President of Israel Shimon Peres: 

September 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.(Sept. 13, 2016) — Today, U.S. Representatives Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07), Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02), Chris Van Hollen (MD-08), John P. Sarbanes (MD-03), Donna F. Edwards (MD-04), and John Delaney (MD-06) issued the following statement applauding the announcement of a new Maryland Academy for Innovation in National Security.

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September 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (September 11, 2016)— Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement marking the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks:

“Fifteen years ago today, our nation endured a great tragedy that took the lives of thousands of women, men and children in Washington, New York and Pennsylvania.

September 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (September 2, 2016)— Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement in recognition of Labor Day: 

“The hard-working men and women that make up our workforce are America’s greatest resource.  Today, we celebrate them and the labor movement, which has fought tirelessly to protect the rights of American workers.

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September 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (September 1, 2016)— Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) received a briefing from Baltimore City Police Commissioner Kevin Davis on the Department’s aerial surveillance program.

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August 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (August 26, 2016)— Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on Women’s Equality Day, which celebrates the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote: 

August 25, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (August 25, 2016)— Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on Baltimore City Police Department’s aerial surveillance program:

August 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (August 22, 2016)— Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement mourning the passing of groundbreaking journalist George E. Curry
 
“My thoughts and prayers are with George E. Curry’s family and friends as they mourn his passing. 

August 10, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Supported Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s Request for Investigation

Washington, D.C. (August 10, 2016) — Today, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a report on its “pattern or practice” investigation into allegations of brutality and misconduct by the Baltimore City Police Department (BPD). Following the death of Mr. Freddie Gray in April of last year, Congressman Elijah E.

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August 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (August 6, 2016)— Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement mourning the passing of Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley:
 
“I send my thoughts and prayers to Helen’s family and friends as they mourn her passing.  
 

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