Press Releases

Congressman Announces Over $16 Million in Funding for SC Defense Projects

Jun 13, 2006 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today announced the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee has passed the fiscal year 2007 Defense Appropriations bill, which includes $16.3 million he secured for projects in South Carolina.

Congressman Clyburn Announces Funding for SC Energy and Water Projects

Jun 12, 2006 Press Release
Issues: Energy

(Washington, DC) – The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Energy and Water Appropriations bill that contained more than $1 billion secured by Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn for South Carolina projects. This Fiscal Year 2007 funding includes a nearly $1.2 billion appropriation for the Savannah River Site.

Clyburn Presents Congressional Award Silver & Bronze Medals to Florence Student

Jun 6, 2006 Press Release
Issues: Education

(Florence, SC) – Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn presented rising high school senior, Matthew Self, the Congressional Award Silver and Bronze medals on Monday in Florence, South Carolina. The 18-year-old, home-schooled Florence resident has earned the Congressional Awards through his commitment to serving his community and building his character through learning about responsibility, citizenship, and organization.

Orangeburg-Wilkinson Student Wins Sixth District Art Competition

May 26, 2006 Press Release

(Columbia, SC) – Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today announced Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School Junior, Jonathan Johnson, is the winner of the 2006 Sixth District Artistic Discovery competition. Jonathan used prismacolor pencils to create a dynamic self-portrait that was chosen to represent the Sixth District on display on Capitol Hill.

Congressman Clyburn Ranks as South Carolina's Most Powerful U.S. House Member

May 19, 2006 Press Release

(Washington, DC) -- Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn this week was ranked the 49th most powerful member of the 435 member U.S. House of Representatives by the government relations organization Knowlegis. These first ever rankings were based on three factors: position, influence and legislation. According to the Knowlegis report, Congressman Clyburn’s ranking was based on his membership on the Appropriations Committee, his success in passing one or more bills out of the House, and his position as Chair of the House Democratic Caucus.

Congressman Clyburn Honors Carvers Bay High School Principal Daryl Brown

May 19, 2006 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn has honored Carvers Bay High School Principal Daryl Brown with a tribute entered into the Congressional Record. The Congressman’s tribute coincides with the Milken Family Foundation’s Congressional Reception honoring its current National Educator Award winners that was held in Washington yesterday.

Congressman Clyburn to Participate in Regional E-Town Hall

May 2, 2006 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Congressman James E. Clyburn is inviting South Carolina residents to join him for a live online town hall meeting, known as an E-Town Hall, on Thursday, May 4th from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. The Congressman will be participating in a regional E-Town Hall with other Democratic House members from Georgia, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina. Members will answer questions submitted by residents of this region on a wide range of topics including gas prices, immigration, and the war in Iraq.

Congressman Clyburn to Meet with Environmental Institute's Policy Planning Group

Mar 22, 2006 Press Release

(Orangeburg, SC) – Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn will participate in a Meet & Greet on Thursday, March 23rd with members of the Environmental Policy Planning Group that will help shape the Environmental Policy Institute at South Carolina State University. The event will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the Orangeburg County Development Commission, 125 Regional Parkway in Orangeburg.

Congressman Clyburn to Host I-95 Corridor Health Fair in Walterboro

Mar 17, 2006 Press Release
Issues: Health

(Walterboro, SC) – Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn is hosting a free health fair in Walterboro, South Carolina to target the negative health statistics that plague the I-95 corridor. On Monday, March 20, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the I-95 Health Fair will take place at St. Peter’s AME Church’s Eugene Cryer Family Life Center at 300 Fishburn Street in Walterboro.

Congressman Clyburn Welcomes Larson to the House Democratic Leadership

Feb 1, 2006 Press Release

(Washington, DC) -- House Democratic Caucus Chair James E. Clyburn (D-SC) issued the following statement following Congressman John Larson's election as Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus. “I welcome John to the ranks of the House Democratic Leadership. John joins a team that is committed to working hard on behalf of hard working Americans, and I know he will be a great asset to this effort.

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