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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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: Labor
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
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 20, 2014 The Baltimore Sun: Malley and Cummings Hold Minimum Wage Rally in Catonsville
March 20, 2014 Cummings, O'Malley Lead Rally in Support of $10.10 Minimum Wage
March 12, 2014 Oversight Committee Passes Bipartisan Bills to Improve Federal Worker Savings, Whistleblower Protections
March 12, 2014 Sens. Warren & Portman Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral "Smart Savings Act" to Strengthen Retirement Savings
Feb. 7, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on January Jobs Numbers
Jan. 29, 2014 Cummings Applauds President's Economic Equality Agenda in 2014 State of the Union Address
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
Dec. 6, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on November Jobs Numbers
Oct. 22, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on September Jobs Report
Oct. 1, 2013 Hoyer Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Protect Federal Employees' Pay
July 11, 2013 Ruppersberger, Maryland Delegation Urge Congress to Replace Sequestration, End Furloughs
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 25, 2013 After Supreme Court Ruling, Cummings Calls Speaker Boehner for New Legislation to Protect Voters from Discrimination
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 16, 2013 New GAO Report Calls for Improved Reporting of the Effectiveness of Training Programs for Federal Acquisition Personnel
March 6, 2013 Bonamici and Cummings Introduce Bill to Stop Abuse and Fraud in Payday Lending
Feb. 15, 2013 Elimination of 2013 Pay Adjustment
Jan. 3, 2013 Cummings and Maryland Delegation Announce 5-Year Delay in Treasury Department, GSA Plan to Move 450 Jobs Out of Prince George's County
Jan. 3, 2013 Sarbanes, Members of the Maryland Delegation Announce 5-Year Delay in Treasury Department, GSA Plan to Move 450 Jobs Out of Prince George's County
Aug. 29, 2012 Edwards, Mikulski, Cardin, Hoyer, Van Hollen, and Cummings Criticize Treasury Department, GSA Decision to Move 450 Jobs out of Prince George's County
Aug. 29, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin, Edwards, Hoyer, Van Hollen, Cummings Criticize Treasury Department, Gsa Decision to Move 450 Jobs Out of Prince George's County
June 6, 2012 Cummings Introduces Legislation to Reform Defense Base Act Insurance Program
March 28, 2012 Cummings Seeks Transcribed Interviews of Former NLRB Board Members
March 12, 2012 Hatch Act Modernization Act Introduced
Feb. 3, 2012 Cummings Chairs Hearing To Discuss Rise In Employment
Feb. 3, 2012 Rep. Cummings Chairs Hearing to Analyze Rise in Employment
Feb. 1, 2012 To Extend the Pay Limitation for Members of Congress and Federal Employees
Jan. 24, 2012 Afro American: We Still Are Marching
Nov. 2, 2011 Civilian Service Recognition Act of 2011
Oct. 7, 2011 Cummings Demands Change In Housing Policy To Improve Unemployment
Sept. 21, 2011 Oversight Democrats Release Report Detailing "Green" Initiatives in Members' Districts
Sept. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Gene L. Dodaro Comptroller General of the United States
Sept. 8, 2011 Cummings Previews President Obama's Bold Plan To Create American Jobs
Sept. 5, 2011 Afro-American: Standing Up for our Public Servants
Aug. 18, 2011 Ranking Members Call on Issa to Withdraw NLRB Subpoena
Aug. 12, 2011 Ranking Members Call on Issa to Withdraw NLRB Subpoena
Jan. 7, 2011 Cummings Pleased With Drop In Unemployment
Jan. 7, 2011 Cummings Pleased With Drop In Unemployment
Dec. 9, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
July 6, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Jan. 8, 2010 Op-Ed: Jobs for Main Street
Sept. 27, 2008 Repealing License Requirement for Employment as a Salvager on the Coast of Florida
Sept. 10, 2008 Coast Guard Cannot Reach its Destination Without a Map
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