Jun 10, 2005 Article
When visiting the Middle East over Memorial Day weekend, I must admit that I did not expect to see a sign for "Big Bob's Truck Stop and Up-Armor Facility" in Balad, Iraq. But again demonstrating the fortitude of the U.S. military, our soldiers established this facility in response to the increasing numbers of roadside bombs used against our convoys.
May 13, 2005 Article
SC Base Closure; S.C.'s major military bases to remain open By SUSANNE SCHAFER Associated Press 13 May 2005 COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina got a vote of confidence from the Pentagon on Friday: Major bases escaped closure and the state was told it would receive more than 700 jobs.
Apr 17, 2005 Article
Island Packet BY REP. JOE WILSON, Special to The Packet During Congress' spring work break, I was pleased to host nearly 20 meetings on strengthening Social Security throughout the Second District.
Apr 5, 2005 Article
U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson addresses students, faculty and staff of Claflin University during its Honors and Awards Convocation Tuesday morning.
Mar 31, 2005 Article
March 31, 2005 Wilson Announces $6.6 Million Contract for FNMI Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC.) announced that the U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a $6.6 million contract to FN Manufacturing, Inc. (FNMI), of Columbia, South Carolina. FNMI will use the funding for materials in support of the M16A4 rifle and M4 Carbine.
Mar 14, 2005 Article
Half a Dozen Lawmakers Have Kids at War By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- For about half a dozen members of Congress who have had kids serving in Iraq, the war is far more than a matter of public policy. They debate it and often defend it - with eyes on public opinion, like almost any elected official. But they also live the war through those most dear to them.
Feb 22, 2005 Article
No Room For Flies on These Walls February 22, 2005 By Bree Hocking, Roll Call Staff Wilson’s Office Sports Vast Political Collection Today, Roll Call debuts an occasional series in which lawmakers welcome readers into their offices and share the stories behind their decorations. We welcome suggestions for future profiles at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb 1, 2005 Article
“Mr. Speaker, having served as poll manager, poll watcher, county election commissioner, state ballot security coordinator, campaign manager and candidate, I know firsthand the challenges of free elections.
Jan 26, 2005 Article
Congressman Joe Wilson today introduced the Adoption Tax Relief Guarantee Act of 2005 (H.R. 305), which will help make permanent the current $10,000 child adoption tax credit.
Jan 13, 2005 Article
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $1 million grant to the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD), of Columbia, South Carolina.