Press Releases

Clyburn Statement on the Passing of Aretha Franklin

Aug 16, 2018 Press Release

U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) today released the following statement about the passing of Aretha Franklin

Clyburn Statement on Introduction of the Restoring Tax Credits For Affordable Housing Act

Jul 26, 2018 Press Release

the Restoring Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Act increases the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) allocation and improves the credit percentage formula to promote affordable housing.

Clyburn Statement on Introduction of the Stop the Tax Hike on Charities and Places of Worship Act

Jul 25, 2018 Press Release

The “Stop the Tax Hike on Charities and Places of Worship Act” will repeal the provision of the Republican Tax Scam which applied a 21 percent tax on nonprofit entities that provide their employees “fringe benefits.”

Clyburn Issues New Staff Report: Effects of the “Tax Cuts And Jobs Act” on Homeowners in South Carolina

May 23, 2018 Press Release

Democratic Staff Report on the specific effects of the new Republican tax law on homeowners in South Carolina

Clyburn Announces $12 Million in HUD Grants for South Carolina's Sixth District

May 22, 2018 Press Release

There are 9 institutions serving communities in South Carolina’s Sixth Congressional District receiving these awards totaling more than $12 million.

Clyburn Announces $213 Million of Additional Funding for Disaster Mitigation in South Carolina

Apr 10, 2018 Press Release
Issues: Appropriations

As part of the supplemental disaster recovery funding following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, which was passed in February, Congress included additional disaster mitigation funds for South Carolina

Clyburn OP-ED: Bethune is Making History - Again

Mar 28, 2018 Press Release

More than six decades after her death, May 18, 1955, Sumter County native Mary Jane McLeod Bethune is making history, again.

Clyburn Statement on FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act

Mar 22, 2018 Press Release
Issues: Appropriations, Financial Services, Spending Cuts and Debt

I was pleased to support the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which is a clear rejection of the draconian Trump budget.

Clyburn Launches Petition To Force Vote On Closing The Charleston Loophole

Feb 27, 2018 Press Release

Rep. James E. Clyburn (SC-06), launched a discharge petition that would force a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Background Check Completion Act.

Congressman Clyburn to Participate in Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Dorchester Reach of the Lake Marion Regional Water System

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

He will be joined by officials from the Lake Marion Regional Water Agency, Dorchester County, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Santee Cooper.

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