Press Releases

October 3, 2018   

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) today announced introduction of a major 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…

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August 16, 2018   

COLUMBIA, SC – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) today released the following statement about the passing of Aretha Franklin: “I am deeply saddened by the news that Aretha Franklin has died. Not only was she the…

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July 26, 2018   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) today released the following statement after introducing the Restoring Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Act and cosponsoring a package of affordable housing bills. The Restoring Tax Credits for Affordable…

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July 25, 2018   

WASHINGTON, D.C.– U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) released the following statement today after introducing the “Stop the Tax Hike on Charities and Places of Worship Act”. The“Stop the Tax Hike on Charities and Places of Worship Act” will…

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May 23, 2018   

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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May 22, 2018   

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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April 10, 2018   

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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March 28, 2018   

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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March 22, 2018   

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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February 27, 2018   

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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February 9, 2018   

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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