House passes bill to cap out-of-pocket insulin costs

By |2022-04-02T15:02:42-04:00April 2nd, 2022|Uncategorized|

With the help of Majority Whip, James Clyburn, the House of Representatives approved legislation that would limit cost-sharing for insulin under private health insurance and Medicare. The vote was 232-193, with 12 Republican members joining their Democratic colleagues to pass the measure. The Affordable Insulin Now Act would cap insulin prices at either $35 a

Clyburn Delivers 7,200 Manufacturing Jobs to SC

By |2022-04-02T14:30:44-04:00April 2nd, 2022|Uncategorized|

In 2021, with the help of Congressman James E. Clyburn, South Carolina created 7,200 manufacturing jobs.  As Co-Chair of the House Democratic Manufacturing Working Group, Congressman Clyburn is a leading advocate for America’s manufacturing sector. Since President Biden took office, the U.S. has created 375,000 manufacturing jobs and a total of 6.6 million jobs nationwide.

Congressman Clyburn Delivers $155 Million to the 6th District

By |2022-04-02T14:25:13-04:00April 2nd, 2022|Uncategorized|

With the House passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2022, of the $373+ million to fund community projects in South Carolina, nearly $155 million of that is designated for projects in the Sixth Congressional District. The package also includes additional funding for key priorities like broadband, health care, transportation, housing, historic preservation, and the “10-20-30”

Independant Mail: For SC’s longest-serving U.S. Rep James Clyburn, fight against inequality continues

By |2019-05-16T15:43:42-04:00February 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|

U.S. Rep. James Clyburn was 12 years old when he was elected president of his local NAACP youth chapter. Years later, the Sumter native helped organize civil rights marches as a student leader at South Carolina State College in Orangeburg. After being jailed during one of those events in 1960, Clyburn met his wife, Emma, when she shared

The Fight for American Values: A Must Win

By |2018-02-18T16:53:01-05:00June 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Last Thursday at, “The Fight for American Values: A Must Win” Town Hall, I shared information about the damage the Trump budget would do to communities, like many in South Carolina. Many of Trump’s budget proposals would make areas, like rural communities in South Carolina, similar to those of a third world country. These are

Bamberg 2 schools to receive $38M loan

By |2018-02-18T16:53:35-05:00September 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Bamberg School District Two is eligible for a $38 million federal loan for construction of a new K-8 building and athletics stadium. The loan is also to be used for renovations at Denmark-Olar High School and the district office. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development has approved the loan to be repaid

Clyburn voices support for SCDOT projects

By |2018-06-19T11:03:25-04:00August 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) recently voiced his support of the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Commission’s decision to repurpose funds for local highway projects. “I support the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission’s action today to repurpose certain federal highway funds to make critical investments in communities in the 6th Congressional District,” Clyburn

Road projects pushed by Clyburn approved

By |2018-02-18T16:54:26-05:00August 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The S.C. Department of Transportation Commission on Thursday approved paying for $23.5 million in road projects with previously earmarked federal money. The majority of the money —$21.5 million — will be spent in the 6th District. U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn, the Columbia Democrat who represents that district, had secured the money for other projects in

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