Elijah Cummings (D), the U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district, was a guest speaker at Local 24’s general membership meeting in August. Congressman Cummings spoke about the upcoming general election, among other things.
Cummings, who has served in the House of Representatives since 1996, is running for reelection in November. According to his campaign website, he lists public education, good jobs, foreclosure prevention and support of small/minority businesses among his legislative priorities.
On behalf of the International Union’s Committee on Political Education, Local 24 Business Manager Gary R. Griffin presented Congressman Cummings with a campaign contribution.
Maryland’s 7th district includes portions of Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Howard County. In his re-election campaign, he is endorsed by (Local 24/Baltimore Metro Council/MD & DC AFL-CIO).