Press Releases

Congressman Clyburn Pays Tribute to Carroll Campbell

Dec 7, 2005 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the passing of former Governor Carroll Campbell. "I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Carroll Campbell. I had the honor of serving as South Carolina Human Affairs Commissioner under Governor Campbell for eight years. We enjoyed a very close, professional relationship, and never let partisan politics come between us. And before he left office, Governor Campbell awarded me the Order of the Palmetto.

Congressman Clyburn Announces S.C. Projects in Transportation, Treasury, Judiciary, Housing & Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriation Bill

Nov 21, 2005 Press Release
Issues: Appropriations, Financial Services, Transportation

(Washington, DC) -- Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today announced that Congress has approved more than $8 million that he requested for South Carolina projects...

Congressman Clyburn Announces Energy & Water Appropriations for South Carolina

Nov 9, 2005 Press Release
Issues: Energy

(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today announced that House and Senate Conferees have approved $16.2 million in federal appropriations for energy and water projects he requested for South Carolina.

Congressman Clyburn Announces South Carolina Appropriations in the Science, State, Justice, and Commerce Bill

Nov 9, 2005 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn's Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act cleared its first hurdle today toward becoming law. H.R. 694 passed the U.S. House of Representatives with unanimous support on the

Congressman Clyburn Reacts to Rosa Parks' Passing

Oct 25, 2005 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement in reaction to the death of Rosa Parks.

Congressman Clyburn Reacts to the Passing of Representative Alex Harvin

Oct 12, 2005 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn issued the following statement today on hearing of the death of State Representative Alex Harvin:

Congressman Clyburn Announces Olanta Fire Department Grant

Sep 28, 2005 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn announced today the Olanta Rural Fire Department will receive a $46,313 fire grant from the U.S. Fire Administration. These federal funds can be used to support training equipment, personal protective equipment, wellness and fitness, and modifications to fire stations and facilities.

Congressman Clyburn Helps Unveil Portrait of South Carolina's First Black Congressman

Sep 21, 2005 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - A new portrait will soon take its place of honor on the wall of the U.S. Capitol building with the likeness of Georgetown native Joseph Haynes Rainey, the first African American member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Congressman Rainey's portrait was unveiled on Wednesday, September 21st by Congressman James E. Clyburn and a number of his congressional colleagues.

Congressman Clyburn Announces South Carolina Representation at the 2005 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference

Sep 20, 2005 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus and former Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressman James E. Clyburn (SC-6), today announced this year's Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's (CBCF) 35th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) beginning tomorrow and running through September 24th at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center will feature two events highlighting South Carolina's history and its talents.

Congressional Black Caucus Environmental Justice Braintrust to Reflect on Hurricane Katrina, Lead Poisoning, and New Fuel Technologies for the Future

Sep 20, 2005 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - For the seventh consecutive year, Congressman James E. Clyburn (SC-6) will chair the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Environmental Justice Braintrust at the CBC Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference. This year, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (FL-23) will join Congressman Clyburn as co-chair, and Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-2) will speak about Hurricane Katrina. The Braintrust is scheduled for Friday, September 23, 2005, from 9:45 a.m.-12:00 noon in Room 143-B of the Washington Convention Center.

Pages