Press Releases

Clyburn Statement on WRDA

Dec 20, 2016 Press Release

Clyburn statement on the President signing the Water Infrastructure Improvements Act for the Nation (WIIN) Act, which includes the new Water Resources Development Act:

Clyburn Announces Public Meeting to Discuss National Monument Proposal for Historic Reconstruction Era Sites

Dec 8, 2016 Press Release

National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis will travel to South Carolina to visit sites proposed to be designated as part of a Reconstruction Era national monument and to attend a public meeting hosted by Rep. Clyburn.

Clyburn Re-Elected Assistant Democratic Leader

Nov 30, 2016 Press Release

Congressman James E. Clyburn released the following statement after the House Democratic Caucus elected him by acclamation to another term as Assistant Democratic Leader

Clyburn Statement On Recent Trump Administration Appointment Of Steve Bannon and Nomination of Jeff Sessions

Nov 18, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (D-SC) released the following statement today:

Clyburn Announces Run For House Assistant Democratic Leader

Nov 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (D-SC) today is sending a letter to Democratic colleagues announcing his intention to run for Assistant Democratic Leader in the 115th Congress.

HBCUs are America’s National Treasures

Oct 26, 2016 Press Release

The legacy of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) is one of significant courage and steadfast determination. HBCUs are among America’s national treasures that must be preserved and protected for future generations.

Clyburn Statement on Passage of Gullah/Geechee Bill

Sep 30, 2016 Press Release

U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on the Senate passage yesterday of H.R. 3004, a bill to extend the authorization of the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission

Clyburn Statement on Availability of Funds for New School in Denmark-Olar School District

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Office of Rural Development has announced approval of a direct loan through its community facilities program of $38 million.

Clyburn OP-ED: Democrats vs. Republicans on the Economy: It Is Not A Close Call

Sep 2, 2016 Press Release

U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) published the following op-ed on the Huffington Post today.