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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 7, Democratic
Date Title
April 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee and the Hon. David Price, Ranking Member - Funding Request for Community Development Block Grants
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Larry Hogan - Protect Marylanders from the Repeal of the Affordable Care Act
Jan. 18, 2017 The Hill - Trump Must Keep CFPB Director RIchard Cordray
Dec. 19, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Protect Women's Right to Choose
July 7, 2016 Cummings, Merkley Introduce Legislation to Protect Workers from Predatory Debt Collectors
March 29, 2016 Letter to Chairman Diaz-Balart and Ranking Member Price - Prioritize Family Homelessness Response and Expand Services
March 10, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, The Hon. Tom Price, Chairman House Budget Committee, and the Hon. Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House Budget Committee - Fight to Protect SNAP for Those in Need
Dec. 3, 2015 Cummings and Warren Hold Middle Class Properity Project Forum on "The Effects of Poverty on Children's Opportunities"
Dec. 3, 2015 Cummings, Warren Issue Staff Report Finding Expiration of Critical Tax Credits Could Push Hundreds of Thousands of Maryland Residents into Poverty
Dec. 3, 2015 Cummings and Warren Hold Middle Class Prosperity Project Forum on "The Effects of Poverty on Children's Opportunities"
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Refusing to Vote For Any Budget Deal That Cuts Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security Benefits
Oct. 28, 2015 Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Oct. 26, 2015 Cummings, Maryland Delegation Announce HUD Withdraws Plan to Slash Eligibility for Housing Grants in
July 15, 2015 Cardin, Mikulski, Cummings, Ruppersberger and Sarbanes Announce New Opportunity to Bridge Baltimore's Digital Divide
June 10, 2015 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate HELP Committee - Every Child Achieves Act
June 4, 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
April 24, 2015 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Office of the Inspector General - Increase in the Cost of Generic Prescription Drugs
March 27, 2015 Letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa Delauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Funding of Heating Assistance Program
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Economy
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds
Nov. 20, 2014 Sanders and Cummings Introduce Legislation to Require Drug Company Rebates for Generic Drugs
Sept. 29, 2014 Maryland Community College Consortium Secures Nearly $15 Million Department of Labor Workforce Training Grant
July 7, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Compromise
April 28, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: Wealth Creation and the Opportunity Gap
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
Feb. 7, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on January Jobs Numbers
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. 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. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 6, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on November Jobs Numbers
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Sept. 18, 2013 Sanders, Cummings Introduce Bills to Address Dental Crisis
Sept. 5, 2013 Cummings Applauds Governor Martin O'Malley and Maryland General Assembly for Actions to Reduce Impact of Sequestration in Maryland
July 5, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on June Jobs Numbers
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Feb. 8, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript - USPS
Dec. 21, 2012 Two Maryland Organizations Awarded Promise Neighborhood Grants by U.S. Department of Education
Dec. 7, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement on November Jobs Numbers
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Oct. 5, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement on September Jobs Report
Aug. 23, 2012 Cummings Applauds Maryland, Lt. Gov. Brown on Federal Grant to Support Maryland's Health Benefit Exchange
Aug. 23, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin, Brown Announce $123 Million Federal Grant to Support Maryland's Health Benefit Exchange
July 25, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
Feb. 3, 2012 Cummings Chairs Hearing To Discuss Rise In Employment
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Education
Dec. 2, 2011 Cummings Pleased With Growth, Presses for Continued Improvement
Oct. 7, 2011 Cummings Demands Change In Housing Policy To Improve Unemployment
Oct. 7, 2011 Cummings Lauds Extension in Freddie Mac Forbearance Period for Unemployed Homeowners
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