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(Washington, DC) - A new portrait will soon take its place of honor on the wall of the U.S. Capitol building with the likeness of Georgetown native Joseph Haynes Rainey, the first African American member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Congressman Rainey's portrait was unveiled on Wednesday, September 21st by Congressman James E. Clyburn and a number of his congressional colleagues.
Congressman Clyburn Announces South Carolina Representation at the 2005 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference
(Washington, DC) - Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus and former Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressman James E. Clyburn (SC-6), today announced this year's Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's (CBCF) 35th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) beginning tomorrow and running through September 24th at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center will feature two events highlighting South Carolina's history and its talents.
Congressional Black Caucus Environmental Justice Braintrust to Reflect on Hurricane Katrina, Lead Poisoning, and New Fuel Technologies for the Future
(Washington, DC) - For the seventh consecutive year, Congressman James E. Clyburn (SC-6) will chair the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Environmental Justice Braintrust at the CBC Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference. This year, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (FL-23) will join Congressman Clyburn as co-chair, and Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-2) will speak about Hurricane Katrina. The Braintrust is scheduled for Friday, September 23, 2005, from 9:45 a.m.-12:00 noon in Room 143-B of the Washington Convention Center.
(Columbia, SC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn will be hosting an I-95 Corridor Health Fair in the Sumter County community of Shiloh on Monday, September 26th to help address the chronic health conditions that plague the I-95 corridor. This second in a series of I-95 health fairs will be accessible to residents of Sumter, Clarendon, Lee, Williamsburg and Florence counties because of its proximity to I-95 at exit 141. The health fair will take place at the Shiloh Community Center on 475 Pudding Swamp Road from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public.
(Washington, DC) - House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair James E. Clyburn (D-SC) issued the following statement in response to President Bush's speech tonight from New Orleans.
(Washington, DC) - Congressman James E. Clyburn (D-SC-6) and Congressman Henry Brown (R-SC-1) today received notification that the Charleston Area Transportation Authority (CARTA) has been awarded a Discretionary Grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for $1,705.431.
(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn announced today two Orangeburg County agencies and a Bamberg County fire department will receive more than $350,000 in grants from the U.S. Fire Administration. The Orangeburg Department of Public Safety and the Olar Fire Department will receive $157,500 and $15,234 grants respectively for operations and safety purposes. These federal funds can be used to support training equipment, personal protective equipment, wellness and fitness, and modifications to fire stations and facilities. The Jamison Fire Department will receive $185,250 for the acquisition of a new vehicle.
(Columbia, SC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn issued the following statement on learning of the passing of former Congressman William Jennings Bryan Dorn.
Congressman Clyburn Marks Social Security's 70th Anniversary by Urging Continued Stability of the Program
(Washington, DC) - House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement in recognition of Social Security's 70th Anniversary.
(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn has secured $24 million for transportation projects in the Sixth Congressional District in the reauthorization of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA 21), locally referred to as the "highway bill." This massive $286.5 billion legislation is the result of two years of negotiation among the authorization Committees in the House, the Senate and the White House. This legislation is expected to pass the House before midnight on Thursday.