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May 20, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) applauded the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005 (H.R. 4200). Congressman Wilson, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, worked with committee members and Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-Ca.) on the $422 billion legislation which sets policies, programs and funding levels for the nation’s military. The bill passed overwhelmingly with a bipartisan vote of 391-34.
May 13, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, Americans are rightly confident that the prison abusers are a tiny few of the over 300,000 American troops who have served in the War on Terror to protect American families,” said Congressman Wilson.
May 12, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, yesterday the world was shocked by a video depicting the savage beheading of an American civilian by Iraq’s Al Qaeda Connection, Abu Musab al Zarqawi,” said Congressman Wilson.
May 5, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, this weekend I had the honor of joining the nonprofit Armed Forces Foundation in Columbia, South Carolina for Military Appreciation day. There I met with hundreds of military and family members who gathered to enjoy a day of recreation, fishing, and appreciation for their service,” said Congressman Wilson.
May 4, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, this week we will vote on H.R. 4227, The Middle-Class Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2004. We need to pass this important bill, sponsored by Congressman Rob Simmons of Connecticut, to avoid 11 million taxpayers being hit with an average tax increase of $1,520," said Congressman Wilson.
Apr 22, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, 33 years ago today, John Kerry appeared before the Senate to talk about Vietnam. Many veterans, including myself as a veteran, view John Kerry’s testimony that day as one of the worst public slanders ever against the valor and character of the American military,” said Congressman Wilson.
Apr 21, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, last weekend I had the privilege of joining thousands of Americans from all across the world in celebrating the MCI Heritage Classic of Golf Tournament held on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina,” said Congressman Joe Wilson.
Apr 1, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) and Senator Jim Bunning (R-KY) introduced the Cockpit Security Technical Corrections and Improvements Act, bipartisan legislation that will improve the existing Federal Flight Deck Officers Program administered by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The bill has already garnered 10 original cosponsors in the House and Senator Bunning’s bill is cosponsored by Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA).
Apr 1, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to highlight the important work of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, or AAPI, which includes 35,000 physicians and 10,000 medical students and residents throughout America,” said Congressman Wilson.
Mar 25, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) announced that $6.5 million designated for improvements to Highway 278 over six years has been included in H.R. 3550, the Transportation Equity Act. The bill has passed the U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee and is awaiting action on the House Floor.