Congressman Clyburn Announces More Than $1 Million in African American Civil Rights Historic Preservation Fund Grants for South Carolina

By |2020-04-15T22:34:04-04:00April 15th, 2020|News|

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Today, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn announced that South Carolina has received $1,043,897 in National Park Service (NPS) funding from African American Civil Rights Historic Preservation Fund grants dedicated to preserving the sites and history related to the African American struggle for equality in the 20th century. The three grants

Congressman Clyburn Announce Over $500,000 in Coronavirus Supplemental Funding for Sixth District Community Health Centers

By |2020-04-15T22:26:41-04:00April 15th, 2020|News|

Today, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn announced more than half a million dollars in coronavirus supplemental funding for Community Health Centers (CHCs) in the sixth congressional district. These funds are part of the total $100 million appropriated for CHCs in the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, which was Congress’ first response

House Passes Congressman Clyburn’s Priorities in Appropriations Packages

By |2020-04-15T21:39:29-04:00April 15th, 2020|News|

COLUMBIA, SC – Congressman James E. Clyburn (SC-06) hailed passage of two appropriations packages today that will fund the government through Fiscal Year 2020. “Congress is empowered with the power of the purse, and I am pleased we have reached a bipartisan agreement to fulfill our Constitutional duty to fund the government for the remainder

Clyburn Praises Over $17 Million in ReConnect Investments for Huger and Orangeburg Broadband Expansion

By |2020-04-15T21:33:19-04:00April 15th, 2020|News|

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today praised the U.S. Department of Agriculture investment of over $17 million to provide high-speed internet to nearly 8,000 homes in the Berkeley and Orangeburg counties. The two awards are part of the ReConnect program created and funded by Congress to provide grants and loans to

Jim Clyburn Saves the Democrats

By |2020-04-11T01:41:52-04:00April 11th, 2020|News|

By Peggy Noonan - WSJ No one has seen anything like it. It will live in our political lore. There’ll be some bright 32-year-old kid running a campaign in 2056 and his guy will be down three in a row and the elders will take him to the Marriott bar and tell him, “Ya gotta

How Rep. James Clyburn, a South Carolina icon, helped Biden score his big comeback

By |2020-04-11T01:40:05-04:00April 11th, 2020|News|

Deborah Barfield Berry and Ledyard King - USA TODAY WASHINGTON – Taking the stage after his landslide victory in South Carolina, Joe Biden hugged his longtime friend Rep. James Clyburn, who gave the former vice president a coveted endorsement three days before the state's primary. "You brought me back," a beaming Biden told Clyburn, the

Jim Clyburn’s World Famous Fish Fry

By |2020-04-11T01:49:13-04:00May 17th, 2019|News|

It’s time again for the event columnist Roger Simon described as “one of those all-too-rare, feel-good evenings in politics,” and this year it’s bigger than ever. “Jim Clyburn’s World Famous Fish Fry” will be held on Friday, June 21st during the 2019 South Carolina Democratic Weekend in Columbia, S.C., and it will be a

Sumter Item: Clyburn speaks at USC Sumter’s OSP Awards Night

By |2019-05-17T00:15:19-04:00April 30th, 2019|News|

House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, a Sumter native, served as guest speaker at the sixth-annual awards night of the Opportunity Scholars Program at the University of South Carolina Sumter on Tuesday. More than 70 OSP students were recognized for their academic achievements and 44 students for receiving their associate degree. Other awards included the