Press Releases

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.

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).

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