Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2th District of South Carolina

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Mar 20, 2002 Editorial
This spring, Congress will be dealing with the reauthorization of the historic welfare reforms made in 1996. During my 17-year tenure in the S.C. Senate, I fought for elevating those on welfare out of poverty, and I am eager to work with my colleagues on Capitol Hill and President Bush.
Mar 20, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, welcomed the decision on Congressional redistricting by the Federal Court, keeping Fort Jackson in the Second District.
Mar 14, 2002 Press Release
"Over the last decade, democracy has flourished in Bulgaria, and its economy grew 5 percent last year. In the war on terrorism, Bulgaria has been an enthusiastic ally of NATO and the United States. The people of Bulgaria have warmly reestablished friendships with the people of America."
Mar 8, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today voted for H.R. 3090 to promote economic growth through job creation as well extending unemployment benefits to who those who have lost their jobs.
Mar 5, 2002 Press Release
“Joe Wilson has shown his colors to the taxpayers of South Carolina and those living all across America,” said taxpayer advocate Grover Norquist, who heads ATR in Washington. “With a 100% score, South Carolina taxpayers need not worry where Rep. Wilson’s interests lie. Wilson represents taxpayers, not the raptorial government spending lobbies that swarm around his office building in Washington.”
Feb 28, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today applauded the President for his commitment to welfare reform, and called for continuing the push for more needed reforms.
Feb 14, 2002 Article
U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson on Thursday announced that he had successfully added $2 million for improvements on U.S. 278 back into the federal omnibus budget bill, less than a week after Sen. Fritz Hollings was forced to omit it.
Feb 14, 2002 Press Release
“Over one million people have lost their jobs since September 11th,” said Rep. Wilson. “Today, the House of Representatives took action to help these hardworking Americans get paychecks, not just unemployment checks.”
Feb 11, 2002 Press Release
“It is certainly a privilege to have received assignments to such critical subcommittees as Military Research & Development and Military Personnel, that directly affect our service members, veterans, and bases in the Second District."
Feb 7, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today voted to uphold the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, H.R. 1836, to allow hard-working Americans to keep more of their money. The resolution passed in response to several leading Democrats calling for a tax increase in the midst of a national recession.

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