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WIlson: "American families balance their budgets. Washington should be required to do the same."
April 10, 2014
Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement after the House passed H.Con.Res. 96, a concurrent resolution that establishes the federal government’s budget for FY2015 and sets forth appropriate budgetary levels for FY2016-2024. “American families balance their budgets,” Congressman Joe Wilson said. “Washington should be required to do the same. President Obama and his big-government allies have developed a habit of spending well beyond our means while pushing tax increases. Th... More
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Wilson Leads Letter to Department of Labor Regarding Services at Military Installations
April 10, 2014
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel Chairman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement after sending a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez regarding the Administration's decision to increase the minimum wage for federal contracts and its negative impacts for those employed on a military installation. 39 additional Members of Congress signed onto this letter, including House Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (MN-02). “Our military famil... More
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Wilson Applauds Passage of Save American Workers Act
April 3, 2014
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2575, the Save the Workers Act. This piece of legislation repeals the 30-hour definition of full time employment found in the Affordable Care Act and replaces it with a 40-hour description. Congressman Wilson is an original cosponsor of this bill. “Obamacare is failing families, destroying jobs, and preventing economic growth,” Congressman Joe Wilson said. “The President has made many p... More
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Wilson Leads Letter on MOX to Energy Secretary Moniz
March 31, 2014
Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement after sending a letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz requesting the Administration reconsider its position on MOX, the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site. This one-of-a-kind project of national security importance helps the United States honor an international agreement with Russia by turning bombs into energy. “Today, I along with a bipartisan group of Congressional Members reaffirmed our belief tha... More
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Wilson Urges President to Act on Ukraine
March 27, 2014
(Washington, DC) – Chairman Joe Wilson (SC-02) of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel issued the following statement on the increasing conflict in Eastern Europe. "As threats to the people of Ukraine intensify and 80,000 Russian troops have positioned themselves along the border, the United States must show true leadership and stand by our Allies in the region to promote peace through deterrence. The Administration's inconsistent foreign policy has raised concerns and our... More
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