Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) today released a Democratic Staff Report on the specific effects of the new Republican tax law on homeowners in South Carolina. According to today’s report compiled by the Democratic staff of…

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman James E. Clyburn (SC-06) today announced the recipients of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Public Housing Capital Fund grants for Fiscal Year 2018. There are 9 institutions serving communities in South Carolina’s Sixth Congressional…

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WASHINGTON — 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 communities from 2015’s flooding caused by Hurricane Joaquin and 2016’s Hurricane…

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Columbia, South Carolina – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) published today the following op-ed in the Sumter Item of Sumter, South Carolina: More than six decades after her death, May 18, 1955, Sumter County native Mary Jane McLeod Bethune is…

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) released the following statement today: “I was pleased to support the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which is a clear rejection of the draconian Trump budget.  It makes robust investments…

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn (SC-06), launched a discharge petition that would force a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Background Check Completion Act. This bill closes the so-called “Charleston Loophole,” which simply requires all background checks be…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – Congressman Clyburn will participate in the groundbreaking ceremony of the Dorchester Reach of the Lake Marion Regional Water System.  He will be joined by officials from the Lake Marion Regional Water Agency, Dorchester County, the U.S. Army Corps…

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COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — Congressman James E. Clyburn will serve as the 2018 Black History Month speaker at New Light Beulah Baptist Church in Hopkins, S.C. on Sunday, February 11, 2018. The church’s morning worship service will be held at…

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COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — Congressman James E. Clyburn will moderate a forum on the life of Benjamin F. Payton, former President of Benedict College and Tuskegee University. The forum will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) delivered the following statement today (as prepared for delivery): “Mr. Speaker, Republicans control the House, the Senate and the White House.  The responsibility to govern rests squarely on their…

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WASHINGTON – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) published the following op-ed in the Charleston Post and Courier today: BY JAMES E. CLYBURN This week we are observing Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Many of us are celebrating by defending the…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) delivered the following statement during debate on H.R. 1 (as prepared for delivery): “Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to the Ryan/McConnell tax scam bill.  This bill should…

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