Press Releases

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.

Congressman Clyburn To Serve As Black History Month Speaker In Hopkins, SC

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

Congressman James E. Clyburn will serve as the 2018 Black History Month speaker at New Light Beulah Baptist Church in Hopkins, S.C. on Sunday, February 11, 2018.

Congressman Clyburn to Moderate Forum on the Life of Benjamin F. Payton at South Carolina State University

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

Congressman James E. Clyburn will moderate a forum on the life of Benjamin F. Payton, former President of Benedict College and Tuskegee University.

Clyburn Floor Statement On Keeping Government Open And Premanently Funding CHIP

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Democrats stand ready to keep government open, but neither Speaker Ryan nor Leader McConnell seem interested in finding bipartisan solutions.

Clyburn Floor Statement in Opposition to Ryan/McConnell Tax Scam Bill

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

The Ryan/McConnell tax bill should be named, “the Republican Donor-Class Relief Act.”

Clyburn Statement on the Passing of Justice Ernest Finney

Dec 4, 2017 Press Release

I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Justice Ernest Finney, Jr. He was a pioneering advocate for social justice who had an enormous impact on South Carolina.