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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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: Transportation
Issue Position: Jobs
Issue Position: Transportation
April 10, 2014 Letter to John S. Pistole, Administrator of Transportation Security Administration - House Members Seek Information on Expansion of TSA Behavior Detection Programs
March 31, 2014 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Jeff Denham, Chairman, House of Representatives Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials - Hearing on Rail Safety
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Jeff Denham, Chairman, House of Representatives Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials - Rail Safety Hearing
Jan. 12, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Robert Gates, New Jersey Port Authority Scandal, and Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 8, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: New Jersey Port Authority Scandal and Unemployment Benefits
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
Sept. 25, 2013 Fire-Retardant Material Exemption Extension
Sept. 25, 2013 Fire-Retardant Material Exemption Extension
Sept. 5, 2013 Cummings Supports Announcement of Nearly $1.5 Billion in Transportation Investments for Greater Baltimore Area
Sept. 3, 2013 Cummings Joins Sens. Mikulski and Cardin and Team Maryland in Announcing $10 Million in Federal Funds to Support Increased Capacity And Jobs At Port Of Baltimore
July 30, 2013 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
May 14, 2013 Letter to Secretary Lahood - Give UAS Test Site Proposal Strong Consideration
Aug. 10, 2012 The Detroit News - Report Shows Bitter Fuel Rules Talks
July 24, 2012 Cummings, Landry Lead Effort to Save American Maritime Jobs
June 29, 2012 Congressman Cummings Releases Statement on Passage of the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012
May 31, 2012 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "TSA's Surface Inspection Program: Strengthening Security or Squandering Scant Resources?"
May 18, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 16, 2012 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Access Control Point Breaches at Our Nation's Airports: Anomalies or Systemic Failures?"
May 2, 2012 Rep. Cummings Disappointed By Defeat of Amendment to Highway Bill
April 17, 2012 Hearing of the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Extravagant Spending at a 2010 GSA Conference
Feb. 14, 2012 Rep. Cummings Welcomes Government Employees to Washington
Feb. 2, 2012 Cummings Disappointed By Defeat Of Amendment To Highway Bill
Nov. 15, 2011 Cummings, Landry Salute Approval Of Amendment To Protect Americans Jobs
Nov. 4, 2011 Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2011
Oct. 14, 2011 Cummings, Landry Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Protect American Maritime Jobs
Aug. 26, 2011 Letter to President Obama
July 19, 2011 Report Shows Coast Guard Civil Rights Directorate Not on Track
May 19, 2011 Letter to the Leaders of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
April 14, 2011 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2010
March 4, 2011 Letter to the Ray LaHood, Secretary, US Department of Transportation - Re-Program High-Speed Rail from Florida to Northeast Corridor
Sept. 29, 2010 Hearing of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - "Continuing Examination of U.S.-Flagged Vessels in U.S. Foreign Trade"
Sept. 28, 2010 Providing For Concurrence With Amendments In Senate Amendment To H.R. 3619, Coast Guard Authorization Act Of 2010
July 20, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure -
June 30, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Update on Federal Maritime Commission's Examination of Vessel Capacity
May 21, 2010 Letter to The Honorable James L. Oberstar, Chairman of Committe on Transportation and Infrastructure, and the Honorable John L. Mica, Ranking Member
March 17, 2010 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On The Coast Guard And Maritime Transportation Of The House Committee On Transportation and Infrastructure - "Capacity Of Vessels To Meet U.S. Import And Export Requirements"
Nov. 18, 2009 Cummings Heralds Improvement Of Baltimore Infrastructure
Oct. 14, 2009 Maritime Workforce Development Act
Oct. 7, 2009 Hearing Of The House Subcommittee On The Coast Guard And Maritime Transportation Of The House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure - "Qualifications And Credentialing Of Mariners: A Continuing Examination"
July 9, 2009 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation - The National Maritime Center and Mariner Credentials
June 23, 2009 Hearing Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee - The Future Of The V-22 Osprey: Costs, Capabilities, And Challenges
June 23, 2009 Cummings Introduces Bill To Provide Bonding Assistance To DBE's
March 24, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommitte on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
March 11, 2009 Hearing of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
Nov. 25, 2008 Someone Finally Gets It
Oct. 29, 2008 Hearing of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee: Investing in Infrastructure: the Road to Recovery
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