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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.
(Washington, DC) - House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair James E. Clyburn (D-SC) today issued the following statement in response to the Republicans' admission that the Veterans Health Administration has a $1 billion shortfall, and Senate Republicans' scramble to rectify this embarrassing predicament.
(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn received the "Champions for Real and Lasting Change Award" from Save the Children at last night's 3rd Annual Advocacy Day Reception on Capitol Hill. "I am deeply honored to receive this award from an organization of national standing such as Save the Children," said Congressman Clyburn. "Throughout my tenure in Congress I have supported children's issues, but the real champions are the teachers and community leaders who work one on one with needy children on a daily basis."
(Washington, DC) - House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair James E. Clyburn (D-SC) issued the following statement in recognition of the 140th Juneteenth celebration on Sunday, June 19th. "Juneteenth is the commemoration of African American Independence Day. On this June 19th, we celebrate the 140th anniversary of slaves in Galveston, Texas learning of the Emancipation Proclamation, some eighteen months after its effective date, and we reflect on the unheralded contributions of slaves to this nation's history.
(Washington, DC) - Recent Orangeburg-Wilkinson graduate Marco Keitt's artwork Self-Portrait in Class II will be displayed on Capitol Hill as the winner of the 2005 6th Congressional District Artistic Discovery high school art competition. The vibrant prismacolor pencil drawing will be hung in the underground corridor that connects the House of Representatives office buildings and the U.S. Capitol. This is the route that Members take on their way from their offices to the House Chambers.
(Columbia, SC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the passing of S.C. Representative Walter Lloyd.
(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn's Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act cleared its first hurdle today toward becoming law. H.R. 694 passed the U.S. House of Representatives with unanimous support on the suspension calendar that includes uncontested legislation
(Washington, DC) - House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair James E. Clyburn, who leads the Democrats Faith Working Group today issued the following statement on the occasion of Pope John Paul II's funeral.
(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn has reintroduced the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. He sponsored similar legislation in the 108th Congress, which passed both the House and Senate but ultimately failed to become law because time ran out before differences could be reconciled between the two measures.