Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

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Jan 8, 2003 Press Release
“I wholeheartedly agree, and I believe Congress should work in a bipartisan fashion to successfully implement a missile defense shield that will protect the American people and our allies,” said Rep. Wilson.
Jan 7, 2003 Press Release
“The double taxation on dividends is a completely unfair tax, because corporations are taxed on the income they generate, and middle-class investors are effectively punished for investing in a successful company,” said Rep. Wilson.
Jan 2, 2003 Press Release
“My top priorities for the 108th Congress are providing for a strong national defense, working with President Bush to enact real tax cuts, restoring cuts made to Medicare funding, and working with the Education and the Workforce committee to reauthorize welfare reform and improve our education system for all children,” Rep. Wilson.
Dec 30, 2002 Press Release
“My family and I were so saddened to hear that my longtime friend Buddy Meetze has died,” said Rep. Wilson. “Buddy was such a wonderful person, and worked tirelessly for the citizens of Richland County. He and his wife Marguerite were two people who have stood tall for South Carolina and their community for years. ”
Nov 14, 2002 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) congratulated Judge Dennis Shedd on his confirmation to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals by the Senate Judiciary Committee on voice vote.
Nov 13, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) today voiced his support for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (H.R. 4546). The bill, which provides approximately $393 billion for the nation’s defense programs, represents the largest defense budget since fiscal year 1990.
Oct 15, 2002 Press Release
“Since I arrived in Washington less than a year ago, I have learned that Democrats like to talk politics much more than they like to enact sound policy. Their call for an economic summit is nothing more than a masked attempt to raise taxes on America’s working families.”
Oct 15, 2002 Press Release
The following is an Op-Ed written by Congressman Joe Wilson, R-SC, in response to the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy's (D-VT) decision to deny Judge Dennis Shedd a confirmation vote.
Oct 8, 2002 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced he has co-sponsored President Bush’s Iraq resolution, H.J. Res. 114 The Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq, which will be debated and voted on in the House of Representatives this week.
Oct 8, 2002 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that the South Carolina Department of Education received a $129,839 grant per fiscal year in the five-year alternative teacher certification project.

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