Press Releases

Congressman Clyburn Announces Sixth District Congressional Art Competition Winner

May 14, 2015 Press Release
Issues: Congressional Issues, Education

(Columbia, SC) –South Carolina Congressman James E. Clyburn today announced Jestine Aho, a 12th grade student at Battery Creek High School in Beaufort, is the winner of the 2015 Sixth District Artistic Discovery art competition.

Clyburn Introduces Legislation To Re-name Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse After J. Waties Waring

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement after joining the entire South Carolina Congressional delegation in introducing a bill

A Half Century's Legacy at a Crossroads

Apr 22, 2015 Press Release

In 1965, the 89th Congress and President Lyndon Johnson produced landmark laws that made education more attainable, health care more affordable, voting more accessible, housing more available, immigration more equitable, and the

Clyburn Statement on 5th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

Mar 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn delivered the following statement today on the Capitol steps about the fifth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act:

Lewis, Hoyer, Clyburn, Conyers and Brady Reintroduce Voter Empowerment Act

Mar 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, lead sponsors Rep. John Lewis (GA-5), House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5), Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC-6), Rep. John Conyers (MI-13), Rep. Robert Brady (PA-1) and more than 170 Democrats...

Clyburn: Reflections on Selma

Mar 10, 2015 Press Release

I am home alone reflecting on the remarkable and blessed experiences of the past three days. Yesterday I sat at the steps of the Statehouse in Montgomery, Alabama listening to some remarkable reflections from a spouse and daughter...

Clyburn: 'Battle rages on' for voting rights

Mar 6, 2015 Press Release

One day before President Obama and congressional leaders meet to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery march, Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) said he believes the "battle wages on" for equal voting rights in America.

President Obama coming to Columbia

Mar 2, 2015 Press Release

COLUMBIA, SC — President Barack Obama will visit South Carolina for the first time since winning the state’s Democratic presidential primary in 2008.

Congressman Clyburn announces over $8 million in grants to be awarded to the Children's Trust Fund of South Carolina

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release
Issues: Appropriations

(Columbia, SC) –South Carolina Congressman James E. Clyburn announced today that the Children’s Trust Fund of South Carolina will be receiving more than $8 million from the Department of Health and Human Services for maternal and child health services. This grant comes after a $6 million grant announcement in September to the Children’s Trust Fund for similar services.

Congressman Clyburn Announces Millions for South Carolina First Steps to School Readiness Programs

Feb 3, 2015 Press Release

(Columbia, SC) – South Carolina Congressman James E. Clyburn announced today that South Carolina First Steps to School Readiness will be receiving over $3 million to help fund their Early Head Start program

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