Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2th District of South Carolina

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May 19, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017. This legislation funds our military and vital national security initiatives.

May 11, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) greeted veterans from across South Carolina during their visit to the World War II Memorial in Washington. The veterans’ trip was sponsored by Honor Flight South Carolina, an organization that brings veterans to Washington.

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May 10, 2016 Press Release

On Friday, May 6, 2016, Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) announced the winners of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for South Carolina’s Second Congressional District:

  • First Place: Ms. Mary Aufuldish, Cardinal Newman High School

  • Second Place: Mr. Jake Edenfield, Irmo High School

  • Third Place: Ms. Eva Slagle, Chapin High School

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Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) spoke on the House floor today in favor of H.J. Res 88, a resolution to disapprove of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule. Wilson is cosponsor of this legislation.   

Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Representatives Joe Wilson (R-SC), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Joe Barton (R-TX), and Ted Lieu (D-CA) today announced the formation of the bipartisan House Smart Transportation Caucus dedicated to advancing new innovation in connected and autonomous vehicles.

Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, issued the following statement after the House Armed Services Committee completed the markup of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017. This legislation would fund our military and vital national security initiatives.

Apr 21, 2016 Press Release

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) 2017 National Defense Authorization Act:

Apr 14, 2016 Press Release

Yesterday, the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) honored Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) by establishing the Representative Joe Wilson United States House of Representatives Senior Grant. This scholarship, managed by MOAA, will be awarded to a distinguished student entering his or her senior year.

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Mar 31, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) announced the names of his nominees to the United States Military Academies for the class of 2020. After an extensive application process, the candidates were interviewed by an independent panel, whose members include retired military officers, ROTC leaders, and academy alumni from the Second Congressional District.

Mar 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington - Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), Rep. John B. Larson (D-CT), House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY), and Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) introduced The Promise Zone Job Creation Act to create new tax credits to incentivize the hiring of residents of federally-designated Promise Zones.

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