Press Releases

Clyburn Elected Majority Whip

Nov 28, 2018 Press Release

I thank all my House Democratic colleagues for the faith and confidence they have expressed in me to serve as Majority Whip in the 116th Congress.

Clyburn Releases Letter Announcing Run For Majority Whip

Nov 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) today released the following letter to his incoming Democratic colleagues announcing his run for Majority Whip:

Clyburn, Booker Announce Major Legislation to Fight Poverty in America; New Report Details Success of 10-20-30 Formula

Oct 3, 2018 Press Release

A new bill that will expand the successful 10-20-30 anti-poverty formula to a significantly larger group of federal accounts to ensure more funds are targeted to persistent poverty communities without raising taxes or adding to the deficit.

Clyburn Statement on the Passing of Aretha Franklin

Aug 16, 2018 Press Release

U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) today released the following statement about the passing of Aretha Franklin

Clyburn Statement on Introduction of the Restoring Tax Credits For Affordable Housing Act

Jul 26, 2018 Press Release

the Restoring Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Act increases the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) allocation and improves the credit percentage formula to promote affordable housing.

Clyburn Statement on Introduction of the Stop the Tax Hike on Charities and Places of Worship Act

Jul 25, 2018 Press Release

The “Stop the Tax Hike on Charities and Places of Worship Act” will repeal the provision of the Republican Tax Scam which applied a 21 percent tax on nonprofit entities that provide their employees “fringe benefits.”

Clyburn Issues New Staff Report: Effects of the “Tax Cuts And Jobs Act” on Homeowners in South Carolina

May 23, 2018 Press Release

Democratic Staff Report on the specific effects of the new Republican tax law on homeowners in South Carolina

Clyburn Announces $12 Million in HUD Grants for South Carolina's Sixth District

May 22, 2018 Press Release

There are 9 institutions serving communities in South Carolina’s Sixth Congressional District receiving these awards totaling more than $12 million.

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.