Press Releases

Clyburn: Symbols matter, but they're no substitute for substance

Jul 27, 2015 Press Release

It was a great day in South Carolina—and the nation—when the Confederate battle flag was removed from the grounds of the State House. The battle flag has historical significance and should be dealt with accordingly.

Clyburn announces U.S. Department of Education grants in South Carolina

Jul 15, 2015 Press Release

Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina Congressman James E. Clyburn announces the recipients of the U.S. Department of Education new Fiscal Year 2015 grants. It is anticipated that the grants will be for a total of five years. There are 21 institutions in South Carolina receiving these awards totaling more than $5 million annually.

Clyburn Announces Introduction of the Background Check Completion Act

Jul 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn yesterday introduced the Background Check Completion Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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

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