By Congressman Joe Wilson Coronavirus Resources Our country is still working to recover from the pandemic and it is important to stay healthy and safe. Please continue following Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines to help keep you, your family, and your friends protected against this disease. If you orContinue Reading

Lexington County residents who have experienced financial difficulty in paying rent, mortgage and utilities as a result of COVID-19 will soon be able to seek financial relief through the County of Lexington’s LexCo CARES plan. Community Development Block Grant – CV funds, made available through the U.S. Department of HousingContinue Reading

South Carolina has experienced some of the most historical floodings in the last decade. It has become clear the coastal state is susceptible to flooding. According to the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD), the state’s low-lying topography, combined with its humid subtropical climate, makes it highly vulnerable to inlandContinue Reading

2021-2022 State Budget When you read this, my colleagues and I hopefully will have finished floor debate on our state budget for 2021-2022. During this week each year, we usually meet for 4 (long) days – often running into the late evening hours. There have been many times where weContinue Reading

Maintaining the Integrity of our Elections This week, I voted in favor of legislation (H.3444) regarding our state’s election laws. This legislation has two goals: one, to maintain the integrity of each and every vote cast, and two, to ensure elections are run consistently across the state. After the electionsContinue Reading

2021-22 State Budget This week, the House Ways and Means Committee worked diligently putting the final touches on our state’s budget to send to the full House for consideration. The Committee unanimously passed a conservative bill that will likely hit the floor the week of March 22nd for debate. WeContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement:   “This $1.9 trillion budget reconciliation package is nothing more than another wasteful wish list. This embarrassing legislation put forth by Democrats would use taxpayer dollars for frivolous big city projects and keep our schools closed as students continue to suffer. We mustContinue Reading

February is Black History Month. This month, we celebrate the accomplishments and contributions made by Black Americans, who make our country and state a great place to live. Today, we want to highlight the highly respected and loved Representative Gilda Cobb-Hunter. Rep. Cobb-Hunter is the longest serving member of theContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement:   “Roxanne and I send our prayers to the family and friends of Rush Limbaugh. Rush’s enthusiasm, intelligence, and dedicated insight for American exceptionalism into so many important issues of our time made him a major force in broadcast journalism saving thousands ofContinue Reading

This week, we wrapped up the fourth week of the 2021 session. I am happy to report progress was made – from appointing new judges, to improving how we vaccinate our citizens, to advancing other legislation many of you have contacted me about in the past. With the state budgetContinue Reading