Press Releases

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.  
 

August 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (August 6, 2016)— Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement commemorating the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965:
 

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July 31, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 31, 2016)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) joined Howard County Executive Alan Kittleman on a tour of Main Street Old Ellicott City to assess flood damage caused by yesterday’s storms.

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. 

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