Press Releases

March 10, 2010   

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) tonight released a new score for the health insurance reform legislation as revised by the 9-page manager’s amendment introduced today.  The CBO found the revised legislation reduces the deficit even more-$143 billion in the first 10 years. Four key…

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Creating Jobs, Saving Money, Reducing Pollution WASHINGTON, DC -A bipartisan coalition of Senate and House Members today were joined by rural electric cooperatives and energy industry leaders to introduce legislation establishing a Rural Energy Savings Program to create jobs, save…

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WASHINGTON, DC- House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today joined Speaker Pelosi and other Congressional leaders in a meeting with President Rene Preval of Haiti to discuss earthquake recovery efforts.  Before the meeting, President Preval, Speaker Pelosi and Majority Whip…

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March 5, 2010   

WASHINGTON,DC–House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after the Labor Department announced the unemployment rate held steady in February at 9.7%, surpassing expectations: “I am encouraged by today’s Labor Department report detailing our job market’s steady…

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March 4, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act: “Today my colleagues and I passed the HIRE Act which will help…

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March 3, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on President Obama’s remarks at the White House on health insurance reform: “Today the President called on Congress to move forward on health insurance reform with…

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February 26, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2701, which authorizes Intelligence spending for the 2010 fiscal year: “This authorization bill will strengthen our nation’s intelligence networks…

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February 25, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn participated in a bipartisan day-long meeting on health reform hosted by President Barack Obama at The Blair House yesterday.  Below is a transcript of his remarks at the meeting: “Thank you…

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Top Award Honors Lawmaker Who Championed Investment in Primary Care, Community Health Centers Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) will present U.S. House Majority Whip James Clyburn with the 2010 “Distinguished Community Health Leadership Award”…

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WASHINGTON, DC-House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today participated in a bipartisan day-long meeting on health reform hosted by President Barack Obama at The Blair House, across the street from the White House.  The Majority Whip focused his remarks in…

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February 22, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn released the following statement announcing that more provisions to hold credit card companies accountable and protect consumers will go into effect today as part of the Credit CARD Act – or…

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WASHINGTON, DC-House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement congratulating Roslyn Brock on her election as the new chair of the NAACP: “I extend my heartfelt congratulations to Ms. Roslyn Brock on her election to the chairmanship…

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