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