Press Releases

July 1, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today praised House passage of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act. This comprehensive package invests over $1.5 trillion in rebuilding American infrastructure and creates millions of American jobs that cannot…

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June 30, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn delivered the following remarks today on the House Floor in support of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act.   Click image to watch the full floor statement. As Prepared for Delivery…

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ZOOM AND CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY LAUNCH FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP Programs to include Internships, Scholarships, Curriculum, and Product Advisory WASHINGTON, D.C. – Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) and Claflin University today announced that they have committed to a five-year strategic partnership. The…

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June 25, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-6) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020. Click image to watch the full…

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June 24, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-06), members of the House Rural Broadband Task Force and House Democrats introduced H.R. 7302, the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act, which invests $100 billion to build high-speed broadband…

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CLYBURN, BUTTERFIELD, SEWELL AND MCNERNEY HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON ACCESSIBLE, AFFORDABLE INTERNET FOR ALL ACT WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC), convened a press conference to unveil H.R. 7302, the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act,…

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June 17, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today reacted to Senate Republicans unveiling their plan to address the need for police reforms. “I thank the Senate for joining the discussion and look forward to having honest conversations about…

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June 10, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, announced the staff of the recently established Subcommittee. “I am pleased to announce this remarkable team of experienced professionals,”…

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June 9, 2020   

THE PROTESTS HAVE EXPOSED THE FLAWS THAT WE AMERICANS MUST KEEP WORKING TO REPAIR By U.S. Rep. James Clyburn June 05, 2020 02:31 PM , Updated June 08, 2020 01:13 PM In my memoir “Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black,”…

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May 29, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-06) and Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and announced the COVID-19 Pandemic Moment of Silence Act, a bipartisan and bicameral bill to honor the victims of the coronavirus pandemic with…

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May 28, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC) and Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced the introduction of the “Rural Broadband Acceleration Act,” bipartisan legislation that directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to fund shovel-ready, high-speed internet projects immediately, so consumers can access broadband…

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Senior House Lawmakers Push To Speed Up Broadband Funding Bipartisan Bill Is A Bid To Close Gaps In High-Speed Internet Service Exposed By The Coronavirus PandemicBy Ryan Tracy May 28, 2020 8:00 am ET WASHINGTON—Two House lawmakers are pushing the…

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