Press Releases

MUSC Dedicates New Bioengineering and Drug Discovery Hubs

Oct 24, 2011 Press Release

On Friday, October 24, 2011, the Medical University of South Carolina officially dedicated the James E. Clyburn Research Center.

Clyburn Statement On Social Security Cola

Oct 19, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Economy and Jobs, Health

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement about today’s announcement by the Social Security Administration that beneficiaries will receive a Cost-Of-Living-Adjustment (COLA) next year:

Clyburn Commends President Johnson-Sirleaf on Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 7, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement today on Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf receiving the Nobel Peace Prize along with Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni opposition leader Tawakkul Karman:

Clyburn Statement on Reverend Shuttlesworth

Oct 7, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement on the passing yesterday of Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth at the age of 89: “This nation has lost a towering figure for justice and the rights of all human beings, and I have lost a dear friend and mentor.

Clyburn Statement on Steve Jobs

Oct 7, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement on the passing yesterday of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs:

Clyburn Statement On Joint Select Committee Hearing On Revenue Options And Tax Reform

Sep 22, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Spending Cuts and Debt

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn, who serves on the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, today released the following statement on today’s hearing on revenue options and reforming the tax code.

Clyburn Statement on GOP CR Failure

Sep 21, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Spending Cuts and Debt

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement after the Republican Leadership's Continuing Resolution failed to pass the House by a vote of 195 to 230:

Clyburn Statement On The President's Deficit Reduction Plan

Sep 19, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Spending Cuts and Debt

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn, who serves on the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, today released the following statement on President Barack Obama’s deficit reduction plan...

Clyburn Statement On The Joint Select Committee's Hearing With CBO Director Elmendorf

Sep 13, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Spending Cuts and Debt

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction’s hearing with Dr. Douglas Elmendorf, Director of the Congressional Budget Office. Below is Clyburn’s statement as prepared for delivery:

Clyburn Statement On The President's Jobs Bill

Sep 12, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Economy and Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today commented on the delivery of the President’s jobs bill.

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