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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements

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
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Regulations Committee - DC Navy Yard Shooting: Fixing the Security Clearance Process
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
Feb. 7, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on January Jobs Numbers
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner Internal Revenue Service - How Much Have Investigations Cost the Agency?
Feb. 7, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on Postal Service's Quarterly Earnings
Feb. 4, 2014 Hearing of the Government Operations Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - The Administration's Policy on Marijuana
Feb. 4, 2014 Letter to J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration - Objecting to IRS Inspector General's Repeated Private Meetings with House Republicans
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary, Department of Education - More Than 100 Schools Potentially Contravening Higher Education Act
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education - Higher Education Act
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Cummings Applauds President's Economic Equality Agenda in 2014 State of the Union Address
Jan. 28, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Healthcare.gov Security Vulnerabilities
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Jeff Denham, Chairman, House of Representatives Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials - Hearing on Rail Safety
Jan. 22, 2014 Oversight Committee Releases Deposition Transcript of John Beale
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 16, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Security Concerns About Healthcare.gov
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee - Empowering Agency Oversight
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Jeff Denham, Chairman, House of Representatives Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials - Rail Safety Hearing
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Protocols to Safeguard Sensitive Healthcare.gov Documents
Jan. 14, 2014 Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments of 2014
Jan. 14, 2014 OPM IG Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Hearing on Target Security Breach
Jan. 12, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Robert Gates, New Jersey Port Authority Scandal, and Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 10, 2014 Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2014
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. 20, 2013 Rapid Response: Issa's Latest Selective Leak on Healthcare.gov
Dec. 19, 2013 Cummings, O'Malley, and Maryland Democrats Support the Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Finance, Dave Camp, Chairman, House Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member, House Committee on Ways and Means - Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act
Dec. 19, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on Benefits Gained by Marylanders Under Affordable Care Act
Dec. 17, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Document Release by Issa Mischaracterizes Healthcare.gov Status
Dec. 17, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on New Transparency Requirements for Drug Companies Under Healthcare Law
Dec. 16, 2013 The Hill - The DATA Act Will Shed Light on Government Spending
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Hold Immediate Classified Briefing on Sensitive IT Documents Subpoenaed by Issa
Dec. 16, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on Oversight Committee Field Hearing on ACA
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Subpoena for Sensitive Healthcare.gov Documents
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Meeting on How to Handle Sensitive Healthcare.gov Documents
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education - Regulations to Protect Students from Unmanageable Debt and Worthless Degrees
Dec. 12, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on Passage of Budget Agreement
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 Cummings, Issa, and Hinojosa Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Make College Costs More Transparent
Dec. 10, 2013 Cummings Applauds Confirmation of Rep. Mel Watt to Lead FHFA
Dec. 6, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on November Jobs Numbers
Dec. 6, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on Oversight Committee Field Hearing on ACA
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