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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

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
General Nov. 4, 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: Financial Regulatory Reform
July 14, 2014 All Circuit Review Extension Act
July 14, 2014 House Passes Cummings Bill to Extend Protections for Whistleblowers
July 10, 2014 The Washington Examiner - Elijah Cummings: The Democrats' First Line of Defense Against Republican Attacks
June 30, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Requesting a Transcribed Interview with USIS CEO
June 30, 2014 USIS CEO Refuses to Answer Questions from Congress - Cummings Asks Issa for Transcribed Interview
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Is EPA Leadership Obstructing Its Own Inspector General
April 28, 2014 House Unanimously Passes Bipartisan DATA Act
April 10, 2014 Senate Advances DATA Act Compromise
April 1, 2014 Letter to William Utt, Chairman, President, and CEO of KBR Inc. - Document Request
March 27, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro,Comptroller General of the United States - Request GAO Study to Further Enhance Effectiveness of Federal Workforce
March 18, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on OMB Review of Navy Yard Shooting Recommendations
March 14, 2014 Issa Response to Cummings Provides No House Counsel Memo and Cites no Legal Experts on Botched Contempt Proceedings
March 13, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Copy of Counsel Opinion on Lerner Contempt Proceedings
March 6, 2014 Top Democrats Call for End to House GOP's Abuse of Power, Demand Vote to Condemn Issa's Action
March 6, 2014 Cummings Responds to Issa's Apology
Feb. 28, 2014 Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2013
Feb. 26, 2014 Taxpayer Transparency Act of 2014
Feb. 25, 2014 FOIA Oversight and Implementation Act of 2014
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen - Chair, Board of Govenors of the Federal Reserve System - Require Board of Governors to Approve Major Enforcement Actions
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee - Empowering Agency Oversight
Jan. 14, 2014 OPM IG Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments of 2014
Jan. 12, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Robert Gates, New Jersey Port Authority Scandal, and Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Waste in Government
Jan. 8, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: New Jersey Port Authority Scandal and Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 17, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Document Release by Issa Mischaracterizes Healthcare.gov Status
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Subpoena for Sensitive Healthcare.gov Documents
Nov. 7, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement Following OMB Report on Government Shutdown's Impact
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Director Dr. Thomas Frieden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Do Not Muzzle Independent Lead Poisoning Prevention Group
Oct. 8, 2013 Excepted Employees' Pay Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 7, 2013 CNN "Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees" - Transcript: Government Shutdown, Debt Limit, and ACA
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 5, 2013 Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act
Oct. 1, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on Republicans' Decision to Shut Down the Government
Oct. 1, 2013 Bipartisan Bill Protects Federal Workers' Pay from Shutdown
Oct. 1, 2013 Hoyer Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Protect Federal Employees' Pay
Sept. 27, 2013 Cummings Commends Successful Prosecution of Agency Employee
Sept. 10, 2013 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Preventing Violations of Federal Transparency Laws
Aug. 1, 2013 Stop Government Abuse Act
July 31, 2013 Government Spending Accountability Act of 2013
July 31, 2013 Citizen Empowerment Act
July 31, 2013 Common Sense in Compensation Act
July 31, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on Postponement of IRS Bills
July 31, 2013 Government Employee Accountability Act
July 16, 2013 Cummings Statement on Confirmation of Richard Cordray to Head CFPB
May 21, 2013 Oversight Leaders Introduce Bipartisan DATA ACT
April 16, 2013 New GAO Report Calls for Improved Reporting of the Effectiveness of Training Programs for Federal Acquisition Personnel
March 20, 2013 Quigley, Cummings Introduce Bill to Make Agency Reports Public
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