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Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro’s statement on the passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings

For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 17, 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 17, 2019—The Montgomery County Council sends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Congressman Elijah Cummings. The people of Maryland have lost a fearless fighter for human rights and social justice. His integrity and unwavering leadership made our government and state stronger. Beloved by his constituents and all who had the honor of knowing him, we mourn his memory thinking about the difference he made in the lives of so many.

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Release ID: 19-336
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 240-777-7926 , Juan Jovel 240-777-7931