Did you know? The Palmetto State is ranked 4th in the United States for the number of women-owned businesses, with 170,000 calling South Carolina their home. This week, the South Carolina Senate had ‘Budget Week’, reviewing, debating, and amending the budget the House sent them a few weeks ago. WhenContinue Reading

3 weeks left. This week was another busy week in the House, with several key issues moving quickly in committee. The overall theme of the week was getting our state back to normal on the heels of the pandemic. In the coming weeks, we will be spending less time inContinue Reading

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

After the fast and furious week of meeting the crossover deadline, this week, the House returned to work… much of the work being done in committees and subcommittees. Here are a few highlights from legislation we dealt with. If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about what we areContinue Reading

By Al Dozier  An Irmo business deemed “a nuisance” by the town had its license revoked.  But the Irmo Town Council Tuesday voted to reinstate the license if certain guidelines were followed.  Irmo Tobacco & Vapor at 1100 Dutch Fork Road was cited by town officials for selling controlled substances,Continue 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

Councilmember Bill Danielson from the Town of Irmo was graduated from the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government. Graduates received their certificates during the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s virtual Hometown Legislative Action Week. Established in 1986, the institute is a program of the Municipal Association of South Carolina thatContinue Reading

The town of Irmo has been allocated 4.66 million dollars from the American Rescue Plan. The plan laid out by the Biden administration grants the state of South Carolina 3.8 billion dollars. This money is dispersed through the state to counties, towns and municipalities. 350 billion dollars in direct federalContinue Reading