Richland County’s Finance Department again has earned the highest honor in governmental accounting and financial reporting. For the 37th consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) awarded the Richland County Finance Department with the organization’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. An impartial panel recognized the CountyContinue Reading

The newsletter on my work in Congress as the Representative for South Carolina’s Second District. Coronavirus ResourcesOur 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,Continue Reading

The Richland County Conservation Commission is making grants worth up to $50,000 available for projects that aim to protect and preserve the county’s rich land and historic places. Nonprofits, neighborhood organizations, governmental agencies, commercial entities and other institutions can apply for the Historic Preservation and Community Conservation grants, which requireContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement: “As a former Lexington County Election Commissioner, not just as a Member of Congress, I am disgusted at the irregularities in the 2020 presidential election. The failure to validate signatures, the omission of witnesses, the interruption of counting before completion, the denial ofContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson This year has been unlike any year in recent history. As a country, we have experienced trying times as we navigated through 2020. My prayers and sympathy are with all families impacted by these trying times. I am grateful that we are on a path to recoveryContinue Reading

Residents interested in how Richland County can help fund initiatives in their community can sign up for an upcoming workshop or training session to learn more. The County’s Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP) will hold the virtual workshop and one-on-one phone training to discuss Neighborhood Matching Grants, awarded annually to projectsContinue Reading

By Congressman Joe Wilson Coronavirus Resources As we continue to recover from the pandemic, 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 haveContinue 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 (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