Press Releases

Clyburn Reacts to State of the Union

Jan 27, 2010 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Sixth District Congressman and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn issued the following statement following President Obama’s first State of the Union speech.

Donations to Haiti Relief Can Now Be Deducted From 2009 Taxes

Jan 23, 2010 Press Release
Issues: Foreign Affairs, Tax Reform

WASHINGTON, DC-Last night President Obama signed into law HR 4462, bipartisan legislation to allow individuals who make contributions to the relief effort in Haiti to claim the donations as an itemized charitable deduction on their 2009 tax return.

Clyburn Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Corporate Campaign Contributions

Jan 21, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC-House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement today after the Supreme Court decision on Citizens United v. Federal Election Committee overturned the ban on corporate contributions to election campaigns.

House Approves Bill to Encourage Contributions to Haiti Relief

Jan 20, 2010 Press Release
Issues: Foreign Affairs

WASHINGTON, DC-The House of Representatives today unanimously approved HR 4462, bipartisan legislation to allow individuals who make charitable contributions to the relief effort in Haiti to claim the donations as an itemized charitable...

House Leaders Announce Haiti Charitable Tax Deduction Legislation

Jan 15, 2010 Press Release
Issues: Foreign Affairs, Tax Reform

WASHINGTON, DC-House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn and House Republican Whip Eric Cantor along with Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) and Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) today announced ...

Clyburn Statement on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 15, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC-House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, observed on January 18, 2009.

Clyburn Statement on Earthquake in Haiti

Jan 13, 2010 Press Release
Issues: Foreign Affairs

House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn released the following statement today in response to the recent earthquake in Haiti.

Clyburn on December Jobs Report

Jan 8, 2010 Press Release
Issues: Economy and Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC-House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on the jobs report released by the Labor Department.

Clyburn Announces $3.5 Million in FEMA Funds

Jan 7, 2010 Press Release
Issues: Defense and National Security

(Columbia, SC) – House Majority Whip and Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn announced today the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded $3.5 million to South Carolina counties to help..

Clyburn Reacts to Henry Brown's Announced Retirement

Jan 4, 2010 Press Release

(Columbia, S.C.) – House Majority Whip and Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn issued the following statement regarding Congressman Henry Brown’s announcement today that he will retire at the end of this term.

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