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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Elijah E. Cummings
Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 04/16/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Maya; 3 Children
Birth Date: 01/18/1951
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
Home City: Baltimore, MD
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Economy
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 20, 2014 The Baltimore Sun: Malley and Cummings Hold Minimum Wage Rally in Catonsville
Feb. 28, 2014 Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2013
Feb. 27, 2014 Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2013
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
Sept. 24, 2013 Cummings Calls Resignation of AIG CEO: AIG Head Equates Criticism of Corporate Bonuses with Lynching in Deep South
Sept. 16, 2013 Ruppersberger, Team Maryland Announce Federal Grant to Help Minority Businesses in Baltimore
June 20, 2013 In Honor of National Small Business Week
April 25, 2013 Rep. Cummings Introduces Bill to Create "Independent Monitor" to Oversee Settlement for Illegal Foreclosures and Other Abuses by Mortgage Servicers
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System, and Comptroller Thomas J. Curry, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and Chairman Martin Gruenberg, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - Payday Loans
April 2, 2013 Letter to Major Banking Institutions in the United States - Protect Customers from Online Payday Lender Withdrawals
March 6, 2013 Bonamici and Cummings Introduce Bill to Stop Abuse and Fraud in Payday Lending
Feb. 25, 2013 Hoyer, Mikulski, Cardin, Members of Maryland House Delegation Urge the House to Take Action to Avert Sequestration
Feb. 8, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript - USPS
Jan. 3, 2013 Sarbanes, Members of the Maryland Delegation Announce 5-Year Delay in Treasury Department, GSA Plan to Move 450 Jobs Out of Prince George's County
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Janice Kelly-Reid
Sept. 23, 2012 Gloucester Daily Times - Tierney Wants Hard Line on Arms Dealer
July 25, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
July 24, 2012 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - "Continuing Oversight of Regulatory Impediments to Job Creation: Job Creators Still Buried by Red Tape"
July 23, 2012 Guilford Gazette - Congressman Cummings Against Red Tape Reduction Act
July 23, 2012 Cummings Joins Americans in Denouncing Bill to Block New National Safeguards
July 9, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Patrick McHenry, Chairman, Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
June 12, 2012 Letter to Wal-Mart CEO Michael Duke
June 12, 2012 Ranking Members Cummings and Waxman Request Briefing and Information from Wal-Mart on Foreign Corrupt Practice Act Bribery Allegations
April 26, 2012 Letter to Thomas Donohue, President and CEO of U.S. Chamber of Commerce
April 26, 2012 NLRB Inspector General Refers Leaks of Inside Info to Romney Adviser for Frther Investigation; Uncovers More Serious Disclosures of Confidential Information to Schaumber
April 23, 2012 Letter to Mr. Michael T. Duke, Chief Executive Officer Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Feb. 17, 2012 Afro American - A Unifying Political Vision
Dec. 6, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairman Johnson, and Ranking Member Shelby
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Emergency Funds
Sept. 8, 2011 Cummings Previews President Obama's Bold Plan To Create American Jobs
Aug. 22, 2011 The Huffington Post - Enough Is Enough
May 12, 2011 The Hill - When did Sunlight Become the Infectant?
April 13, 2011 Representative Cummings and 23 Members Introduce Preserving Homes and Communities Act of 2011
Feb. 11, 2011 Directing Committees to Review Regulations from Federal Agencies: House of Representatives
Feb. 4, 2011 Cummings Welcomes Federal Reserve Decision
Jan. 11, 2011 Cummings Continues Fight To Protect Consumers
Jan. 4, 2011 MSNBC "Hardball With Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Sept. 23, 2010 Cummings Pleased To Help Pass Small Business Aid
June 15, 2010 Cummings Applauds Passage Of First Stage Of Small Business Aid
June 10, 2010 Cummings Begins Work On Wall Street Reform Conference
April 28, 2010 The Need For Financial Reform
Feb. 12, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" -Transcript
July 31, 2009 Cummings Joins Colleagues to Rein in Irresponsible Executive Compensation Packages
June 9, 2009 MSNBC - "Morning Joe" - Transcript
April 16, 2009 Cummings Statement on Ed Liddy Stock in Goldman
March 27, 2009 MSNBC "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with David Shuster" Interview - Transcript
March 26, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Neil M. Barofsky, Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Assets Relief Program
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