Washington, DC – Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC) Chairman of the Helsinki Commission, and Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), together with Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Thom Tillis (R-NC), introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Foreign Extortion Prevention Act to combat kleptocracy and corruption by criminalizing bribery demands by foreign officials. This legislationContinue Reading

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Joe Wilson (R-SC) and Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and James Risch (R-ID) introduced the Sanctions Evasion Whistleblower Rewards Act, bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would protect national security by offering rewards for information leading to the arrest or conviction of sanctions evaders.Continue Reading

By Congressman Joe Wilson I will continue to work hard every day to keep Americans safe, promote good-paying jobs, and help make our lives and communities stronger. Constituent OrganizationsMeeting and speaking with those who live and work in the Second District provides me a firsthand understanding of the issues affectingContinue Reading

By Congressman Joe Wilson Today, scams are running rampant, and I want to make sure you have the necessary information to remain vigilant. Scammers use a variety of methods to steal information from you. Some of the most common tricks today are criminals impersonating people from different government agencies suchContinue Reading

The Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon cutting for By The Fire Pizza, which is located at 6169 St. Andrews Rd. Suite 110 in the Seven Oaks Shopping Center. The new pizza restaurant offers indoor seating and a variety of Italian dishes, including made-from-scratch brick oven pizzasContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson stopped by Coffee Talk on Tuesday morning Aug. 23 to talk with members of the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce. Rep. Wilson is on his annual bus tour which takes him and his staff throughout his congressional district visiting constituents and providing information about politics in WashingtonContinue Reading

Washington, D.C. – Congressmen Joe Wilson (R-SC) and Steve Cohen (D-TN), Ranking Member and Co-Chairman of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (also known as the U.S. Helsinki Commission) today introduced the Euro-Atlantic Solidarity and Major Democratic Ally Act. The measure would upgrade defense cooperation with Ukraine, GeorgiaContinue Reading

Costs for everyday products and services continue to rise and Americans are suffering as a result. The Reality. Sadly, it is very clear that U.S. inflation has reached a 40-year high of 8.5 percent this year. This is an astounding figure and one we all feel in our pocketbooks. Unfortunately,Continue Reading