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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.
Congressman Wilson issued the following statement after voting against the motion to concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 719, the Continuing Resolution for FY 2016:
Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) issued the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015:
Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) made the following statement following the House of Representatives failed to pass H.R. 3461, the to Approve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, signed at Vienna on July 14, 2015, relating to the nuclear program of Iran.
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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.
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.
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.
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.