Tag Archives: Rep. Elijah Cummings

Rep. Elijah Cummings to attend Donald Trump’s inauguration

In this July 17, 2014 file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Democratic congressman from Maryland and member of the Congressional Black Caucus, will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration in Washington, but “not in celebration.” The lawmaker says he made the decision to attend because the inauguration is “bigger ...

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Rep. Cummings seeks progress on Baltimore rail station redevelopment

Rep. Elijah Cummings is pushing for Amtrak officials to make progress on the long awaited redevelopment of Baltimore’s Penn Station. The Baltimore Sun reports that Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman said Friday that nine firms are interested in the project, but ...

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Cummings again seeks docs in Valeant pricing, business probe

TRENTON, N.J. — The ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is turning up the heat on beleaguered Valeant Pharmaceuticals, as the committee continues investigating soaring drug prices. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland has sought documents about ...

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Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger not running for US Senate

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger said Tuesday he will run for re-election to his House seat in 2016, instead of running for the Senate seat that will open up when Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires next year. Ruppersberger, a ...

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Baltimore officials seek 24/7 resources for addiction treatment

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, speaking at the task force news conference Monday, says he has asked Gov. Larry Hogan and Attorney General
Brian Frosh to negotiate a lower price for naloxone, a drug to counteract heroin overdoses. (Maximilian Franz / The Daily Record)

Fighting Baltimore’s heroin epidemic will require expanding access to treatment, including making sure addiction resources are available 24 hours per day, city officials say. That means creating specialized emergency room that caters specifically to patients with substance abuse and mental-health ...

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Hoyer’s 40,000 Facebook likes: Cause for celebration?

Steny Hoyer

U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer, D-MD, tweeted ‘thanks’ to his followers Wednesday for his newest achievement:  surpassing 40,000 Facebook likes. Before we break out the champagne, let’s take a look at the other federal lawmakers that represent Maryland to see how ...

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