Press Releases

February 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 16, 2017)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s press conference:

February 8, 2017 Press Release
Senator Was Reading a Letter About Senator Jeff Sessions Written By Coretta Scott King

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 8, 2017)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s attempts to silence Senator Elizabeth Warren as she read the words of the late Coretta Scott King during Senate Democrats’ talk-a-thon about Senator Jeff Sessions’ (R-AL) nomination for Attorney General: 

February 7, 2017 Press Release
MERCY Act Would Prohibit Solitary Confinement of Juveniles Tried in Federal System

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 7, 2017)—Today, Reps. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Mia Love (R-UT), Raúl Labrador (R-ID), John Conyers (D-MI), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) and Karen Bass (D-CA) introduced the Maintaining dignity and Eliminating unnecessary Restrictive Confinement of Youths Act of 2017 (MERCY Act).

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February 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 3, 2017) – Members of the Maryland Congressional delegation, led by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), have written to Governor Larry Hogan (R-Md.) urging him to protect the needs of his constituents by speaking out against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act without a viable replacement.

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February 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 1, 2017)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court:
 

February 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 1, 2017)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement commemorating the beginning of Black History Month:
 
“From Frederick Douglass to #BlackGirlMagic, African American history is American history.

January 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 18, 2017)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement announcing his decision to attend the inauguration of President-Elect Donald J. Trump:  
 

January 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 16, 2016) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement honoring the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:  
 

January 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 12, 2017) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings joined U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressmen John Sarbanes and Dutch Ruppersberger (all D-MD) in issuing the following statement after Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the finalization of a consent decree between the U.S.

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January 11, 2017 Press Release
Letter to Transportation Committee Chairman and Ranking Member Follows School Bus Accidents in Maryland and Tennessee

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 11, 2016) — Today, Congressmen Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN), and Steve Cohen (D-TN) sent a letter to Congressmen Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, to request a hearing on school bus safety.

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