Press Releases

Congressman Jim Clyburn to Host a Disaster Relief Forum

Oct 16, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Jim Clyburn will host a Disaster Relief Forum on Monday, October 19 in one of the hardest hit communities in South Carolina, Kingstree, in Williamsburg County. The public is invited to attend.

South Carolina Flooding

Oct 8, 2015 Press Release

I am saddened by the loss of life, property and infrastructure in our state of South Carolina of “smiling faces and beautiful places.” However, I want to update you on FEMA assistance and other information regarding disaster relief.

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College receives multi-million dollar grant to support new workforce training

Sep 14, 2015 Press Release

South Carolina Congressman James E. Clyburn announced today an almost $9 million grant awarded to Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College from the Economic Development Administration.

Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Receives Final Approval from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Sep 14, 2015 Press Release

Congressman James E. Clyburn joins in the announcement that the Army Corps of Engineers has signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the Post-45 Charleston Harbor Deepening Project and submitted it to Congress for authorization.

Clyburn Floor Statement On Iran Nuclear Deal

Sep 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) delivered the following statement on the Iran nuclear deal on the House floor today:

Seven South Carolina students named 2015 HBCU All-Stars by White House

Aug 21, 2015 Press Release

Yesterday, the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHIHBCUs) announced its 2015 HBCU All-Stars, recognizing students for their accomplishments in academics, leadership and civic engagement.

Clyburn Statement on 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Aug 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) released the following statement on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965:

Congressman Clyburn Statement on EPA Final Clean Power Plan Rule

Aug 3, 2015 Press Release

(Columbia, SC) - South Carolina Congressman James E. Clyburn released the following statement on the release of the EPA’s final Clean Power Plan rule:

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.

Pages