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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Education

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
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
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Date Title
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
April 16, 2013 New GAO Report Calls for Improved Reporting of the Effectiveness of Training Programs for Federal Acquisition Personnel
March 19, 2013 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014
Feb. 25, 2013 Hoyer, Mikulski, Cardin, Members of Maryland House Delegation Urge the House to Take Action to Avert Sequestration
May 22, 2012 Baltimore Sun - Cummings Speaks of 'Perseverance' to Special Education Students at Hillcrest
Feb. 16, 2012 Representatives Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill To Reform For-Profit College Industry Treatment Of Military And Veteran Education Benefits
Dec. 12, 2011 Cummings Launches Investigation of CEO Pay at for-Profit Colleges
Oct. 13, 2011 Afro-American: Paying for College
April 4, 2011 Cummings: America's Students Left Behind Again Under GOP Agenda
March 30, 2011 Scholarships For Opportunity and Results Act
Aug. 10, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 1586, Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act
March 25, 2010 Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
Oct. 14, 2009 Maritime Workforce Development Act
Sept. 17, 2009 Cummings Introduces Bill To Encourage Youth Voting, Civic Education
June 3, 2009 Cummings Introduces Critical Maritime Education Bill
June 9, 2008 Cummings Joins Lockheed Martin to Donate 20 Computers to Local School
March 7, 2008 Hearing of the Joint Economic Committee - The Employment Situation: February 2008
Feb. 11, 2008 Cummings Removes Obstacles to Higher Education
Feb. 7, 2008 Cummings Speaks Out on Black AIDS Day
July 20, 2007 New Investments in Health Care, Education
May 14, 2007 Cummings Convenes Meeting to Discuss Security and Student Counseling Resources at Higher Education Institutes
Jan. 22, 2007 For 2007 State of the Union, Cummings Asks What Type of Legacy President Bush Plans to Leave Behind
Jan. 19, 2007 Introduction of the "Teacher Training Expansion Act of 2007"
Jan. 17, 2007 College Student Relief Act of 2007
March 30, 2006 College Access and Opportunity Act of 2005
Jan. 31, 2006 Congressman Elijah E. Cummings Reacts to President Bush's State of the Union Address
Sept. 30, 2005 Cummings' Statement on Secretary William Bennett's Controversial Comments
July 27, 2005 Congressman Cummings Introduces Teacher Training Expansion Act
July 27, 2005 Introduction of the Teacher Training Expansion Act of 2005
June 23, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
April 27, 2005 Hearing of House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Internet- How Internet Protocol-Enabled Services are Changing the Face of Communications...(1)
Jan. 7, 2005 Congressman Cummings Comments on Administration's Misuse of Taxpayer Funds in an Effort to Improperly Influence Public Opinion
Oct. 10, 2004 Introduction of the Teacher Training Expansion Act of 2004
Sept. 29, 2004 Honoring United Negro College Fund on 60th Anniversary
May 13, 2004 Brown v. Board of Education
Jan. 8, 2004 Congressman Cummings Demands Full Funding of No Child Left Behind
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: My Life's Work
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education - Early Education
Issue Position: Education - K-12 Education
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Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education - Post-Secondary Education
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