Press Releases

February 1, 2019 Press Release

Charleston, S.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Cunningham toured the Ralph Johnson VA Medical Center, which serves over 67,000 Veterans in 21 counties. Cunningham is a member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee and was recently appointed to the Subcommittees on Economic Opportunity and Technology Modernization. Prior to the tour of the center, Rep.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This morning, Congressman Joe Cunningham delivered a speech on the House floor applauding the work of a remarkable group of young activists, the James Island Ocean Actkidvists.

January 29, 2019 Press Release

Staff from Congressman Cunningham’s office will be holding office hours on John’s Island

January 29, 2019 Press Release

Staff from Congressman Cunningham’s office will be holding office hours in West Ashley on January 29, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 PM.  Staff will be at the Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library to answer questions and address concerns from constituents of the 1st Congressional District.

January 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congressman Joe Cunningham was appointed the House Natural Resources Committee. The Committee on Natural Resources oversees federal conservation programs, establishes renewable energy sources, and critically to the Lowcountry, monitors offshore oil and gas development.

 Cunningham released the following statement:

January 18, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Joe Cunningham released the following statement after a federal court ruled that the Trump Administration could not issue permits to conduct seismic testing during the partial government shutdown:

January 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today, Congressman Joe Cunningham learned he has secured an assignment on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Congressman Cunningham released the following statement:

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today, Congressman Joe Cunningham voted on legislation that would reopen the government and provide $12.14 billion in critical emergency disaster relief funding to Americans affected by recent hurricanes, typhoons, wildfires, and other natural disasters.

January 16, 2019 Press Release

In response to reports that the Trump Administration had called back Bureau of Ocean Energy Management [BOEM] workers to continue processing offshore seismic testing leases in the Atlantic, Cunningham Spokesperson Rebecca Drago released the following statement:

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Yesterday Congressman Cunningham asked the House Administrator to withhold his pay until the government reopens. Members of Congress are scheduled to receive their first paychecks on February 1st, 2019.

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