Press Releases

September 17, 2019 Press Release

Bipartisan disaster relief legislation would help expedite FEMA’s process for conducting damage assessments

September 11, 2019 Press Release

H.R. 1941, the Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act, will permanently ban offshore drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts

July 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) voted to pass the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation that authorizes funds the United States Coast Guard and ensures members of the Coast Guard are treated fairly should the government shut down.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Following his vote against H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act, Rep. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) released the following statement:

July 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) called on the Department of the Navy and Defense Health Agency to provide more information regarding their plans to downsize the civilian workforce aboard Naval Hospital Beaufort.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) voted to pass H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. The NDAA sets policy and authorizes funding for the U.S. military, includes the largest military pay raise in a decade, and gets rid of the Widow’s Tax, as well as several other important Lowcountry priorities.

July 10, 2019 Press Release
Promoting Responsible and Free Trade Act of 2019 fulfills a major campaign promise

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Cunningham introduced the Promoting Responsible and Free Trade Act of 2019, legislation that would give Congress a more proactive role in implementing trade policy and the authority to scrutinize unnecessary tariffs.

July 8, 2019 Press Release

Mt. Pleasant, S.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Cunningham released the following statement in response to the S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control’s (DHEC) decision that proposed seismic testing permits from WesternGeco in federal waters off of South Carolina are not consistent with the policies of the S.C. Coastal Management Program.

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