Press Releases

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.

Congressman Clyburn Reacts to the State of the Union

Jan 31, 2006 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chair James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement in reaction to the President’s State of the Union Address. “Democrats welcome President Bush’s call to start a ‘good, honest dialogue.’ This invitation for an open discussion with the American people is a welcome departure from the President’s negotiations on his failed energy proposals, prescription drug plan and social security reforms that have all been hatched with industry officials in secret behind closed doors. Obviously his previous methods have been designed to benefit only those that have been brought to the table, as a result the American people have not been included in shaping the current state of our union.

Congressman Clyburn Reacts to the Passing of Coretta Scott King

Jan 30, 2006 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chair James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the passing of Coretta Scott King. “On this the eve of Black History Month, we reflect on the life of an extraordinary woman, Coretta Scott King. A classically trained musician, Mrs. King, was the backbone of the King family. She embraced her place as a preacher's wife, but soon found herself in a much broader role. Her husband's rise as the face and voice of the civil rights movement of the 1960s was due in no small part to the advice and counsel of his dear wife.

House Democratic Caucus Chair Clyburn Calls for Independent Commission

Jan 25, 2006 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - House Democratic Caucus Chair James E. Clyburn (D-SC) reacted today to reports the White House is not cooperating with Senate investigations into the response to Hurricane Katrina by once again calling for the formation of a non-partisan independent commission:

Clyburn to Visit with Bishop T.D. Jakes in Dallas

Jan 20, 2006 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chair James E. Clyburn will make his first official visit outside Washington to meet with Bishop T.D. Jakes of the legendary Potter’s House in Dallas, Texas this weekend. Clyburn is making the trip in his role not only as Chair of the Caucus, but in his capacity as Chair of Leader Pelosi’s Democratic Faith Working Group.

Congressman Clyburn becomes Chair of the House Democratic Caucus

Jan 18, 2006 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - South Carolina's Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today officially became Chair of the House Democratic Caucus. Clyburn was elected to the position in December, when it was announced the previous Chair Bob Menendez would be appointed to the U.S. Senate, but took office today when Menendez officially vacated his House seat.

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