Press Releases

Congressman Clyburn Announces Annual Art Competition Winner

May 29, 2009 Press Release

(Columbia, SC) – Congressman James E. Clyburn is pleased to announce the winner of the Sixth District Congressional Art Competition. This year’s winner is Kaison Smoak, a junior at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School. He is the thirteenth winner from Orangeburg-Wilkinson in the competition’s 15-year history.

Congressman Clyburn Secures More Than $35 Million for SC in the Omnibus 2009 Appropriations Bill

Feb 25, 2009 Press Release

(Washington, DC) -- Sixth District Congressman and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn applauded today’s House passage of the Omnibus 2009 Appropriations Bill, which includes more than $35 million for projects in South Carolina.

Congressman Clyburn’s Influence Seen in House Passed

Jan 28, 2009 Press Release
Issues: Economy and Jobs

(Washington, DC) -- Sixth District Congressman and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn hailed passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act today by the House of Representatives. This legislation is intended to create or save 3 to 4 million American jobs over the next four years, and will invest $3.2 billion over the next 10 years in strengthening South Carolina’s economy. It also reflects the influence of the House Majority Whip.

Congressman Clyburn Congratulates Manning High School Golden Pride Marching Band Selected to Perform in Presidential Inaugural Parade

Dec 8, 2008 Press Release

(Washington, DC) -- Sixth District Congressman and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today congratulates the Manning High School Golden Pride Marching Band on its selection to perform in the historic inaugural parade following President-elect Obama’s swearing in on January 26th, 2009.

Congressman Clyburn and I-95 COG Directors Meet to Discuss Infrastructure Needs

Dec 2, 2008 Press Release
Issues: Economy and Jobs

(Florence, SC) -- Sixth District Congressman and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn met with the Directors of the Councils of Governments representing the counties along the I-95 corridor today to discuss infrastructure needs in the region.

Congressman Clyburn Secures more than $37 Million for S.C. Projects

Oct 10, 2008 Press Release
Issues: Economy and Jobs

(Columbia, S.C. ) – House Majority Whip and Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn secured $37.382 million in this year’s appropriations cycle for defense, homeland security and military construction projects for South Carolina. Each of the entities receiving funding made a request of Congressman Clyburn for assistance.

Clyburn Responds to Erroneous Sun News Report

Jun 16, 2008 Press Release

(Columbia, S.C.) – House Majority Whip and Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn issued the following statement in response to the erroneous report in Sunday’s Myrtle Beach Sun News.

Health Disparities Lecture Series Named for Congressman Clyburn

Apr 25, 2008 Press Release
Issues: Health

(Columbia, SC) – Sixth District Congressman and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn was recognized today by the University of South Carolina’s Institute for Partnerships to Eliminate Health Disparities with a lecture series in his honor. The inaugural James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture was held this morning at the Arnold School for Public Health with a standing room only crowd.

Congressman Clyburn Mourns the Passing of Tunky Riley

Mar 7, 2008 Press Release

(Washington, DC) -- Sixth District Congressman and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the passing of former South Carolina First Lady Ann “Tunky” Riley.

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