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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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
Letter from Representative Elijah Cummings
Issue Position: National Security
July 29, 2014 Reps. Lynch, Farenthold, Cummings, and Butterfield Introduce Legislation to Support Wounded Warriors in the Federal Workforce
May 27, 2014 Cummings' Statement on Memorial Day
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
Aug. 1, 2013 Cummings Applauds House Committee Passage of Foreclosure Protections for Servicemembers and Their Families
June 20, 2013 En Bloc Package: Amendment 60--Military Family Home Protection H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 14, 2013 House Passes Cummings Amendment to Help Protect Servicemembers, Veterans, and Their Families from Foreclosure
May 7, 2013 Top Democrats Introduce Legislation to Protect Military Families from Foreclosure
April 23, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Calvin L. Scovel III, Inspector General, United States Department of Transportation - Merchant Marine Sexual Violence
March 20, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Military Tuition Assistance
Feb. 26, 2013 Sequestration
Feb. 25, 2013 Hoyer, Mikulski, Cardin, Members of Maryland House Delegation Urge the House to Take Action to Avert Sequestration
Dec. 5, 2012 Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2012 Amendments
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to Jeh C. Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense
July 26, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement on DOJ, OCC Settlement Against Capital One for Violating the Rights of Servicemembers
July 18, 2012 Cummings Renews Call to Finalize Bipartisan Legislation to Enhance Safeguards for Troops
July 18, 2012 GAO Report Finds Banks Improperly Foreclosed on Servicemembers
June 22, 2012 Ranking Member Cummings Applauds CFPB on Joint Guidance to Protect Military Families from Foreclosure
June 21, 2012 Hearing of the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 4115, H.R. 4740, H.R. 3860, H.R. 5747
May 24, 2012 House Passes Cummings Amendment to Expand Protections for Military Members and their Families from Foreclosures
May 24, 2012 WJZ - House Passes Md. Bill That Will Protect Military Families From Foreclosure
May 23, 2012 Baltimore Sun - Cummings: Stemming Foreclosure and Foreclosure Abuse is Key Priority
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 10, 2012 Cummings Provisions to Increase Diversity and Curb Hazing in Armed Forces Passed by House Armed Forces Comittee
May 7, 2012 Reps. Chu, Cummings, Honda, and Others to Introduce Legislation to Prevent Hazing in the Military
April 25, 2012 Issa and Cummings Seek Facts, Briefing from DOD on Cartagena Prostitution Scandal
Feb. 16, 2012 Representatives Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill To Reform For-Profit College Industry Treatment Of Military And Veteran Education Benefits
Dec. 15, 2011 Congressman Cummings Welcomes The End Of War In Iraq
Dec. 8, 2011 Issa/Cummings Joint Statement Regarding Media Reports of Mishandled Remains
Nov. 28, 2011 Oversight Committee Leaders Request Dover AFB Remains-Handling Documents from Secretary Panetta
Nov. 10, 2011 Members Continue Efforts to Help Military Families Avoid Foreclosure
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Secretary Geithner, Secretary Donovan, Chairman Schapiro and Director DeMarco
Dec. 24, 2010 Cummings Sends Holiday Wishes To Maryland
Dec. 18, 2010 Cummings Statement On Repeal Of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Dec. 18, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010
Dec. 14, 2010 Making Technical Corrections to Coast Guard Authorization Act
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Sept. 30, 2010 Cummings Applauds Swift Final Passage Of Coast Guard Authorization Bill
Sept. 28, 2010 Providing For Concurrence With Amendments In Senate Amendment To H.R. 3619, Coast Guard Authorization Act Of 2010
Sept. 28, 2010 Cummings Pleased By Passage Of Coast Guard Authorization Bill
June 25, 2009 Amendment No. 10 Offered by Mr. Kratovil
June 23, 2009 Hearing Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee - The Future Of The V-22 Osprey: Costs, Capabilities, And Challenges
April 8, 2009 Cummings Statement on Seizure of Maersk Alabama
April 1, 2009 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Proposals to Fight Fraud and Protect Taxpayers
March 24, 2009 Cummings Statement on Coast Guard Acquisition Improvements
March 24, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommitte on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
July 1, 2008 Cummings, Mikulski Honor Fallen Soldier
June 11, 2008 Mikulski, Cummings Urge President to Honor Bill for Green Card Soldiers with Ceremony
Jan. 30, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush
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