Press Releases

Clyburn Op-Ed: The Confederate 'battle flag' should come down from the statehouse

Jun 20, 2015 Press Release

The tragedy that occurred Wednesday night in Charleston, S.C., has engendered many personal emotions about race and reopened a conversation about a controversial and divisive symbol.

Clyburn Statement On Charleston Shooting

Jun 18, 2015 Press Release

U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement today about last night’s shooting at Emanuel AME Church:

Congressman Clyburn’s Statement on Passage of H.R. 2131, to Rename Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse after J. Waties Waring

Jun 15, 2015 Press Release

Columbia, S.C. – The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 2131, a bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 83 Meeting Street in Charleston, South Carolina, as the "J. Waties Waring Judicial Center."

Congressman Jim Clyburn Announces over $3 million in AmeriCorps Funding for South Carolina

Jun 5, 2015 Press Release

Columbia, S.C. - Congressman Clyburn announced today that South Carolina has received over $3 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

Congressman Jim Clyburn to Announce New AmeriCorps Funding for South Carolina

Jun 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman James Clyburn (D-SC) will hold a media conference call Friday, June 5 at 9:15 a.m. EDT to announce new grants for South Carolina that will support AmeriCorps members serving the community with local organizations.

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...

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