Press Releases

October 17, 2019 Press Release

Baltimore, MD (October 17, 2019) – At approximately 2:30 A.M. on Thursday, October 17, 2019, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) passed away at Gilchrist Hospice Care, a Johns Hopkins affiliate, due to complications concerning longstanding health challenges. More details will be forthcoming.

October 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (October 8, 2019) - Today, Congressmen Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD-07), Eliot L. Engel (D-NY-16), Fred Upton (R-MI-06), and Pete King (R-NY-02),  all members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus, introduced the Family Asthma Act, legislation that would expand federal, state, and local efforts to improve care for individuals with asthma.  U.S.

September 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (September 26, 2019) -- Today U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with Congressmen Elijah E. Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger, and John Sarbanes announced $9.7 million in federal funding to address lead-based paint in Baltimore.  The funding, awarded through the U.S.

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September 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (September 24, 2019) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings and Senator Ben Cardin (both D-MD) introduced the Witness Security and Protection Grant Program Act of 2019, legislation that directs the U.S.

September 17, 2019 Press Release
Under Proposed Rule 50,000 Marylanders Could Lose SNAP Benefits

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Anthony Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) wrote to U.S.

September 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Representatives Elijah E. Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger, and John Sarbanes (all D-Md.) announced $207,054 in federal funding for the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue.

September 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC (Sept. 12, 2019)— Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger, and Congressman John Sarbanes (all D-MD) sent a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Acting Director Matthew T.

September 12, 2019 Press Release

 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Representatives Elijah E. Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger, and John Sarbanes (all D-Md.) announced $298,345 in federal funding for the Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD).

September 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC (September 11, 2019) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07), released the following statement in remembrance of the lives lost in the September 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93:
 

September 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Representatives Elijah E. Cummings and Steny Hoyer (all D-Md.) announced $116,667 in federal funding for the University Center Economic Development Program at the University of Maryland and Morgan State University Joint Center for Economic Development.

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