Press Releases

Democratic Caucus Chair Election Scheduled; Clyburn is the only Announced Candidate

Dec 13, 2005 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Congressman James E. Clyburn is expected to be elected Chair of the House Democratic Caucus at a special Caucus meeting on Friday, December 16th at 9:00 a.m. Clyburn, currently Vice Chair of the Caucus, is the only announced candidate for the position. The special meeting was called by current Caucus Chair Bob Menendez, who will be stepping down by January 17, 2006 when he will officially take over New Jersey Governor-elect Jon Corzine's vacated seat in the U.S. Senate.

Congressman Clyburn Congratulates Menendez and Will Seek Chairmanship

Dec 9, 2005 Press Release

Washington, DC) - House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement regarding the announcement that New Jersey Governor-Elect Jon Corzine will appoint House Democratic Caucus Chair Bob Menendez to fill his unexpired Senate term.

Congressman Clyburn Announces South Carolina Appropriations in the Science, State, Justice and Commerce Bill

Dec 9, 2005 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today announced the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the conference report on the Science, State, Justice and Commerce appropriations bill that contains $1.7 million for South Carolina projects.

Congressman Clyburn Announces Energy & Water Appropriations for South Carolina

Dec 9, 2005 Press Release
Issues: Energy

(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today announced that House and Senate Conferees have approved $16.2 million in federal appropriations for energy and water projects he requested for South Carolina. Congressman Clyburn, the only member of the South Carolina delegation that sits on the Appropriations Committee, is a member of the Energy & Water Subcommittee.

Congressman Clyburn Pays Tribute to Carroll Campbell

Dec 7, 2005 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the passing of former Governor Carroll Campbell. "I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Carroll Campbell. I had the honor of serving as South Carolina Human Affairs Commissioner under Governor Campbell for eight years. We enjoyed a very close, professional relationship, and never let partisan politics come between us. And before he left office, Governor Campbell awarded me the Order of the Palmetto.

Congressman Clyburn Announces S.C. Projects in Transportation, Treasury, Judiciary, Housing & Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriation Bill

Nov 21, 2005 Press Release
Issues: Appropriations, Financial Services, Transportation

(Washington, DC) -- Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today announced that Congress has approved more than $8 million that he requested for South Carolina projects...

Congressman Clyburn Announces South Carolina Appropriations in the Science, State, Justice, and Commerce Bill

Nov 9, 2005 Press Release

(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

Congressman Clyburn Announces Energy & Water Appropriations for South Carolina

Nov 9, 2005 Press Release
Issues: Energy

(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today announced that House and Senate Conferees have approved $16.2 million in federal appropriations for energy and water projects he requested for South Carolina.

Congressman Clyburn Reacts to Rosa Parks' Passing

Oct 25, 2005 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement in reaction to the death of Rosa Parks.

Congressman Clyburn Reacts to the Passing of Representative Alex Harvin

Oct 12, 2005 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn issued the following statement today on hearing of the death of State Representative Alex Harvin:

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