Press Releases

Congressman Announces Nearly $17 Million in Funding for SC Defense Projects

Sep 27, 2006 Press Release
Issues: Defense and National Security

(Washington, DC) – Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today announced the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the fiscal year 2007 Defense Appropriations bill, which includes $12.7 million he secured for projects in South Carolina.

Clyburn Leads Democratic Caucus Delegation to Gulf Coast on Hurricane Katrina Anniversary

Aug 22, 2006 Press Release

(New Orleans, LA) – Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn in his role as Chair of the House Democratic Caucus will lead a delegation of about 20 Democratic House members to the Gulf Coast region next week to mark the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Congressman Clyburn was so moved by the aftermath of the devastating hurricane that he initiated the response in Columbia, South Carolina, dubbed SC Cares, that ultimately served more than 2,000 displaced Gulf Coast residents.

Congressman Clyburn Receives Omega’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Jul 28, 2006 Press Release

(Little Rock, AK) -- Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity at its 74th Grand Conclave in Little Rock, Arkansas. Congressman Clyburn pledged the Omegas as a student at South Carolina State College, became a full member in 1967, and has remained active with the organization.

Clyburn Announces $1.5 Million in Funding for SC Health and Education Projects

Jun 15, 2006 Press Release
Issues: Health

(Washington, DC) – Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today announced the House Appropriations Committee has approved the fiscal year 2007 Labor, Health and Human Services and Education appropriations bill including $1.5 million for projects in South Carolina.

Clyburn Announces Over $7 Million in Transportation/HUD Funding

Jun 14, 2006 Press Release
Issues: Transportation

(Washington, DC) – Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today announced the U.S. House of Representatives passed the fiscal year 2007 Transportation, Treasury, Housing & Urban Development, and Judiciary Appropriations bill that includes $7.25 million Congressman Clyburn secured for South Carolina projects.

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.

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