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July 2, 2019 Press Release

Mt. Pleasant, S.C. – Rep. Joe Cunningham today welcomed news that President Trump signed into law the bipartisan emergency supplemental funding package Cunningham helped pass to address the humanitarian crisis at the southern border.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Cunningham supported House passage of legislation that includes more than $70 million in funding he requested for important Lowcountry military priorities, including $37.2 million to modernize an outdated live-fire training range on Parris Island.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to pass Rep. Joe Cunningham’s amendment to H.R. 3055, the Military Construction Appropriations Act, that prohibits funds from being used for a base realignment and closure (BRAC).

Watch Cunningham’s remarks on the House floor HERE.

June 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Cunningham introduced legislation authorizing a Coast Guard Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) program at Mt. Pleasant’s  Lucy Beckham High School, which will open next fall. Majority Whip Clyburn was an original cosponsor of the legislation.

June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  –Congressman Joe Cunningham and Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) introduced bipartisan legislation that would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reimburse certain veterans for ambulance transportation required during their medical treatment.

June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Cunningham (SC-01) announced House passage of H.R. 2740, the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Legislative Branch, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act of 2020. H.R.

June 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Cunningham and Chairman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, Pete Visclosky, held a colloquy on the House floor to call attention to the negative impacts recent military health system reforms are having on underserved communities across the country, including in Beaufort county.

June 11, 2019 Press Release

“The people of the Lowcountry sent me to Congress to ban offshore drilling, help our veterans, and get things done for the First District. One thing they didn’t send me up here to do is raise my own salary,” said Rep. Joe Cunningham. “Congress needs to get serious about balancing the budget and tackling our skyrocketing debt.

June 3, 2019 Press Release

Amendment included in H.R. 2157, Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act