Press Releases

July 12, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. Today, following a press conference by President Bush releasing a White House report on the eighteen benchmarks established to measure progress in Iraq, Congressman Elijah E.
July 12, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — startwidainctext Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, convened the Subcommittee to examine the roll-out of the transportation worker identification credential (TWIC).  Chairman Cummings released the following statement upon the conclusion of the hearing:
July 11, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — startwidainctext Congressman Elijah E. Cummings released the following statement today following the death of former First Lady Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson:

 

July 11, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — startwidainctext Today, in an important step to addressing the issue of increased foreclosures among sub-prime borrowers across the country, the House joined Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07), member of the House Joint Economic Committee, in passing his resolution that supports home ownership and responsible lending practices.
July 11, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — startwidainctext Today, U.S. Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07), Member of the Board of Regents at Morgan State University, joined his colleagues in passing the College Cost Reduction Act in a vote of 273-149, the single largest investment in college financial aid in over 60 years.

 

July 10, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — startwidainctext Today, following President Bush's speech in Cleveland regarding U.S. strategy in Iraq, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, Member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, renewed his call to the Bush Administration to listen to the majority of the American people and establish a timely redeployment of U.S. troops from Iraq.
July 3, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — startwidainctext U.S. Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D­Maryland), a Member of Joint Economic Committee, today applauded the Federal Reserve Board and other regulators for issuing guidelines to lenders that will address unfair practices in the sub-prime mortgage industry, which has caused many families to lose their most valuable asset-their home. 
July 2, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — startwidainctext U.S. Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D­Maryland), a Member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, expressed grave concern this evening about President Bush's decision to commute the prison sentence of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff.
July 2, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Elijah E.
July 2, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Maryland), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, today applauded the U.S. Supreme Court for agreeing to review whether Guantanamo Bay detainees may go to federal court to challenge their indefinite confinement.

 

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