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Rep. Timmons in The Hill: Congress is not immune to this crisis

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Our nation is currently facing a global health crisis unlike any we have seen before. Businesses are shuttered, the American people are hurting, and our economy is at a standstill. As members of Congress urge our constituents to stay home and practice social distancing to help flatten the curve, we should be leading by example. Unfortunately, House and Senate rules, as they stand today, do not all...

House votes to modernize itself, adopts 29 bipartisan recommendations

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The House is ready to make long overdue, behind-the-scenes changes, and it set those in motion by adopting a resolution on implementing 29 recommendations of the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. The House voted 395-13 on Tuesday to approve the recommendations, which were put together by the 12-member committee equally divided between Republicans and Democrats. The panel was estab...

Timmons backs $8.3B coronavirus package

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U.S. Rep. William Timmons of Greenville said he supports an $8.3 billion coronavirus package agreed to by lawmakers Wednesday. “In a situation like this, you can’t be overprepared,” said Timmons, who represents South Carolina’s 4th Congressional District in Spartanburg and Greenville counties. Timmons said he has been closely monitoring the potential for a coarnavirus outbreak in the U.S. “The Hou...

$27M secured for final cleanup of Camp Croft WWII site

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Fourth District Congressman William Timmons announced Thursday that $27 million has been secured toward the final cleanup at former World II training site Camp Croft. “I am excited to announce that the Army Corps of Engineers notified my office earlier this week that they will begin to work to complete their cleanup of Camp Croft later this year,” Timmons stated. Open to the public and operated by...

SC’s Republicans in Congress applaud Trump drone strike that killed Iranian general

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As news broke that an American drone strike killed a major Iranian general was reported Friday, South Carolina’s Republicans in Congress praised President Donald Trump. Meeting with reporters at his West Columbia office, U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-Springdale, called the commander in chief’s order to bomb a Baghdad airport and kill Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani “courageous.” Wilson called Soleimani “one ...

Who Is Fighting For Fiscal Responsibility?

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The federal government is ending 2019 with a national debt of over $17 trillion for the first time in U.S. history - and if one includes intragovernmental debt, such as that held by the Social Security trust funds, this figure rises to $23 trillion. Beginning in 2020, the government is projected to add more than $1 trillion to the debt every year in perpetuity. Amid this rising tide of red ink, is...

Rep. William Timmons shares goals of select committee he serves on in Washington

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Over 200 people attended the annual Bronze Elephant Banquet, a fundraiser for the Spartanburg County Republican Party. The event was held at the Piedmont Club on Monday and U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham was scheduled to be the keynote speaker. Graham, however, never showed up. The lawmaker was summoned to Washington to assist President Donald Trump in matters related to the volatile Turkey-Syria con...

Timmons named to Financial Services Committee

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U.S. Rep. William Timmons, R-4th District, has been chosen by the Republican Steering Committee to serve on the influential House Financial Services Committee. “South Carolina’s economy is thriving, but many of our small business owners continue to face challenges with issues like access to capital, data security and reliable credit reporting,” Timmons stated. “Our state is also home to the fifth ...

Rep. William Timmons marries on Senate balcony as Sen. Tim Scott officiates

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Congressman William Timmons is a married man. The freshman congressman announced on Twitter Thursday that he recently tied the knot. In a tweet, the congressman from Greenville said he married new wife Sarah Anderson in an "intimate wedding ceremony" officiated by his mentor and friend Sen. Tim Scott. The couple was married on the Robert J. Dole Balcony of the United States Senate on July 17, 2019...