Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2th District of South Carolina
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Apr 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, along with Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02), today issued the following statement in response to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) release of The Aerospace Corporation’s recent study on the cost to construct and operate the Mixed Fuel Fabrication (MOX) Facility in South Carolina: 

Apr 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, released the following statement after today’s Subcommittee Markup of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 National Defense Authorization Act: 
 

Apr 20, 2015 Press Release

(W. Columbia, S.C.) – Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement about Orchids Paper Products Company’s investment in Barnwell County:

Apr 17, 2015 Press Release

(W. Columbia, S.C.) – Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement after visiting Pelion Middle School this morning to speak with students participating in the SIFMA Foundation Capitol Hill Challenge, a 14-week challenge that involves teams of middle and high school students competing in a curriculum-based Stock Market Game to teach the importance of saving and investing.

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Apr 13, 2015

During the past few decades, the federal government's overreach into our state’s school system has been unprecedented, and the quality of our children's education is too high a priority to rely on a one-size-fits-all approach. Students in South Carolina and across America deserve better than the current broken education system.

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Apr 3, 2015

Providing for our national defense is the primary function of our federal government, and I am concerned President Obama’s policies are reducing our defense capabilities during a time America is facing significant threats.

Feb 23, 2015

One of the greatest threats facing the prosperity of middle class Americans and future generations is the rising national debt.

Feb 3, 2015

As terrorist groups of radical Islam gain influence with increasingly innovative and frequent attacks, it is clear the United States faces a complex and threatening environment at home and abroad.

Jun 19, 2014

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement after attending Corporal William “Kyle” Carpenter’s Congressional Medal of Honor ceremony at the White House.  On November 21, 2010, Corporal Kyle Carpenter of Gilbert, South Carolina, risked his life for a fellow Marine when he threw himself on a hand grenade while keeping watch on a rooftop in Afghanistan.  He is the 8th living r