Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2th District of South Carolina

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Oct 8, 2015 Press Release


Last weekend, South Carolinians across the Second Congressional District and our state faced record rainfall, leading to widespread destruction and flooding. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who lost their lives in this tragedy and all families affected by the devastating flood.

Oct 6, 2015 Press Release

The State of South Carolina received a major federal disaster declaration for three counties in the Second Congressional District: Richland, Lexington, and Orangeburg. Other counties may be added at a later date. 

This declaration means that families can receive individual assistance for:

Oct 4, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement regarding the flood and devastating conditions throughout South Carolina:

Oct 1, 2015 Press Release

Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities Joe Wilson (SC-02) made the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016.

In The News

Aug 20, 2015

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.

Jul 15, 2015

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.

Jun 2, 2015

To the Class of 2015: congratulations—you have earned the honor of graduating from high school or college, and this achievement will undoubtedly aid in your future success. No matter your future plans, you are heading into the next phase of your life during a challenging time in our nation’s history.

May 5, 2015

Small businesses are crucial to our economy in South Carolina, as they employ almost half of our state’s residents. It must be a top priority to help small businesses expand and create jobs; yet, the President’s current policies of overregulation and excessive taxation stifle small business growth and hiring.

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.