Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina


Jun 28, 2013 Article

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement in recognition of the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the government healthcare takeover bill known as “Obamacare.”


May 16, 2013 Article
A $79 million federal funding request for Savannah Ri­ver Site could receive expedited final approval from the White House’s Office of Man­age­ment and Budget to halt employee furloughs, according to U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C.
May 9, 2013 Article

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement after the House passed H.R.

Apr 8, 2013 Article


Apr 5, 2013 Article

“Pete the Cat” is a popular series for children, and Aiken Elementary School first graders were happy to hear one book read to them by a special guest on Thursday – U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C.

Feb 28, 2013 Article

On Friday, the Department of Defense and other government agencies will suffer a $1.2 trillion budget cut, known as “sequestration.” This policy was adopted in July 2011 when congressional leadership negotiated with the White House to raise our debt ceiling, preventing the U.S. Treasury from defaulting on our loans.

Feb 1, 2013 Article

Sunday, The State published concerns about the MOX facility, a project under construction at the Savannah River Site, for projected cost increases and the lack of a committed utility purchaser for the fuel.

Jun 26, 2012 Article

President Ronald Reagan’s approach to protecting our national security was to provide peace through strength.  The United States military has successfully remained the most superior power in the world by practicing this theory. Due to the passage of the Budget Control Act of 2011 last July, the Department of Defense is expected to suffer an automatic across-the-board $500 billion budget cut.

Nov 5, 2011 Article

As I watched the Republican presidential candidate debate Oct. 18, I was startled to hear candidates jump at the opportunity to agree with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on shutting down the nuclear waste
repository at Yucca Mountain.

Oct 13, 2011 Article

America is blessed by our Armed Forces.

They are the most effective military in history to achieve peace through strength. The men and women who wear U.S. uniforms are not only brave, they are volunteers who have made defending our freedom their life’s work. Americans have long understood that to preserve our military we have to treat those willing to fight as well as we can.