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Rep. Joe Wilson (SC-02) today announced that he has received the “Hero of Main Street” award from the National Retail Federation for his support of legislation critical to the retail industry. Wilson is part of a bi-partisan group honored for their support of a wide range of issues including international trade, infrastructure investment, tax reform and labor issues.
Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017. This legislation funds our military and vital national security initiatives.
Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) greeted veterans from across South Carolina during their visit to the World War II Memorial in Washington. The veterans’ trip was sponsored by Honor Flight South Carolina, an organization that brings veterans to Washington.
On Friday, May 6, 2016, Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) announced the winners of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for South Carolina’s Second Congressional District:
First Place: Ms. Mary Aufuldish, Cardinal Newman High School
Second Place: Mr. Jake Edenfield, Irmo High School
Third Place: Ms. Eva Slagle, Chapin High School
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Everyone in the modern conservative era knows the earth-changing of Ronald Wilson Reagan: his foreign policy triumphs, victory in the Cold War, and promoting peace through strength and his domestic policy initiatives, cutting taxes, and creating jobs with opportunities.
The President’s failed legacy of worldwide instability has led to a dangerous world for American families. We need a strategy of peace through strength—not one of absentee leadership, broken promises, and abandonment of allies.
Throughout October, our state has been tested by the devastating effects of a thousand-year rainfall and tragic flooding. While our citizens have faced adversity before, the unprecedented rain created widespread destruction that affected all corners of the state.
Every day I hear from men and women about the harmful effects of Obamacare on their families. The effects of the President’s takeover of the health care system are well-known: destroyed jobs, increased medical costs, denial of services, and higher insurance premiums for families and individuals in South Carolina’s Second Congressional District and across the country.
Recent news about the cyberattack targeting federal employees has gone from bad to worse. Over 21 million federal employee personnel records were affected after the Office of Personnel Management was the target of an extended cyberattack.