Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) has issued the following statement in response to Former President Barack Obama’s comment Sunday morning: “On Sunday, Former President Barack Obama interviewed with ‘CBS This Morning,’ where he acknowledged that he wanted to ‘smack’ me during his joint address to Congress on September 9, 2009. “FormerContinue Reading

Coronavirus resources As we continue to reopen our country, 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 or your family have concerns about the coronavirus, pleaseContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson visited the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Wednesday, October 14 held at the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church on St. Andrews Road. “Irmo is a special place for me,” said Congressman Wilson. “I feel right at home here with the chamber.”   Wilson was instrumentalContinue Reading

Lexington County is seeking public comment regarding its environmental assessment for its proposed runway and hangar-area expansion projects at the Lexington County Airport. County Public Works officials are proposing to extend the existing 4,335-foot runway, designated 18-36, by about 1,165 feet, for a total length of 5,500 feet. The expansionContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement on reports that the U.S. Marine Corps is considering a proposal to close Parris Island: “The news that the Marine Corps is considering closing the storied base at Parris Island, South Carolina, is alarming and disappointing, to say the least. Marine Corps RecruitContinue Reading

The General Assembly was back in session this week primarily to pass important absentee voting measures and to allocate the remaining federal coronavirus aid funds. I’ll quickly recap our actions below. Allowing All South Carolinians to Vote Absentee We acted quickly this week to pass safety measures that give allContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement on the announcement of a normalization agreement between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain:   “Today’s announcement of a US-brokered peace agreement between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain is an achievement of historic proportions. I want to commend President Donald Trump forContinue Reading

With the height of South Carolina’s hurricane season approaching, the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) offers tips to help you keep your tax records safe in the event of an emergency. • Use paperless recordkeeping. Scan paper documents to save electronic copies, and back up your computer often. KeepContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement after the announcement of a historic settlement between the Trump Administration and the State of South Carolina regarding the removal of 9.5 metric tons of plutonium from the state. South Carolina will receive 600 million dollars as part of the settlement: “As aContinue Reading