WHAT'S THE LATEST?
On November 18, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 4802 introduced by Congressman Joe Wilson and Congressman Ted Deutch. This bill will incentivize informants to come forward with actionable information regarding evasion of U.S. or UN sanctions by expanding the Rewards for Justice program at the State Department.
On November 18, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) was appointed to the conference committee for this year's National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
On November 18, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 5408 Ukraine Religious Freedom Support Act introduced by Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05) which holds Russia accountable for violations of religious liberty in Ukraine.
On October 9, Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02), Senior Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Congressman Ralph Norman (SC-05) introduced the Parris Island Protection Act, which prohibits the use of federal funds to close or plan the closure of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) intends to introduce companion legislation in the U.S.
On September 30, Congressman Joe Wilson, Ranking Member of the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Chairman of the Republican Study Committee’s (RSC) Foreign Affairs and National Security Task Force, introduced H.R. 8445 The Hezbollah Money Laundering Prevention Act of 2020.
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement on reports that the U.S. Marine Corps is considering a proposal to close Parris Island:
On September 11, Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement on the announcement of a normalization agreement between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain:
On September 11, Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement:
On Septemeber 10, Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s nomination for a Nobel Peace Prize:
On August 31, Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement after the announcement of a historic settlement between the Trump Administration and the State of South Carolina regarding the removal of 9.5 metric tons of plutonium from the state. South Carolina will receive 600 million dollars as part of the settlement:
Second District Republican Congressman Joe Wilson visited Dempsey Wood Products in Orangeburg on Wednesday to get a first-hand look at the impact the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has had on the company’s growth.
The new chairman of the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee says he’s determined to help increase the size of the military and boost readiness from historic lows under President Donald Trump’s plan to expand the force.
The $34 billion Energy and Water Appropriations Bill that passed the House recently is by no means perfect legislation.
But there are many important aspects of the bill to cheer about, not least the funding to continue the MOX project at Savannah River Site.
A United States House appropriations committee passed a bill Thursday that, if adopted, would provide $345 million for construction of the Savannah River Site’s MOX facility.
The Energy and Water Appropriations bill has been debated this week, with members of the committee offering up various amendments.