Richland County celebrated its second-best year for capital investment during a launch event for the County Economic Development Office’s (RCEDO) annual report. The report, which RCEDO staff released Thursday at 701 Whaley in Columbia, highlights economic development successes throughout the year in the County, detailing announcements of new jobs, recentContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson hosted his annual legislative agenda press tour today in West Columbia, Aiken, North Augusta and Barnwell. Highlighting some accomplishments in 2021 and his focus for the new year, Congressman Wilson spoke about ideas to create jobs, generate economic growth, promote conservative solutions, combat inflation and safeguard ourContinue Reading

By Rep. Joe WilsonDecember 27, 2021 As we come to the end of 2021, it is important to reflect on the year’s accomplishments in Congress, while also acknowledging the challenges we face in welcoming the new year. Unfortunately, Biden and the Democrats remain in ‘leadership’ roles, and as a result,Continue Reading

Congressmen Joe Wilson and Seth Moulton issued a joint statement in support of Ukraine’s independence, while condemning Russia’s aggressive behavior at their common border.  “Having returned from Ukraine last week, on a bipartisan delegation, we remain deeply concerned by Russia’s confrontational buildup of its military in and around the country.Continue Reading

House Reapportionment and Vaccine Mandates Redistricting Overview Over the past few months, we have been working to redraw the lines of the South Carolina House districts. Once a decade, the House is tasked with redrawing the lines to accommodate for population shifts as South Carolina continues to grow and change.Continue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. South Carolina Senator Thomas C. Alexander (R–District 1–Oconee and Pickens Counties) was sworn-in as president of the S.C. Senate, Dec. 6, following a Senate-members election in which he received enthusiastic support from both sides of the aisle. “Not surprising,” say colleagues and friends who haveContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement: “I was saddened to hear of the passing of former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole today. “A great American hero and statesman, Bob Dole gallantly served his country in the Second World War, where he was severely wounded trying to help a comradeContinue Reading

Notes Russia’s own constitution permits only two consecutive terms Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC-02), Ranking Member of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, better known as the HelsinkiCommission, along with Co-Chairman Steve Cohen (D-TN-09), introduced a Congressional Resolution to end recognition of Vladimir Putin as president ofContinue Reading