Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina


Latest News

Mar 23, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to recent proposals to raise the federal gas tax. As the former Chairman of the South Carolina State Senate Transportation Committee, I know that raising taxes on America’s families is not the proper answer to building a better road system,” said Congressman Wilson.
Mar 11, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, America awoke this morning to learn the tragic news that at least 170 people were massacred and over 600 wounded in terrorist attacks on the public train system in Madrid, Spain. The Basque terrorist group ETA is believed to be responsible for these murderous bombings,” said Congressman Wilson.
Mar 11, 2004 Press Release
Today, the U.S. House unanimously passed H. Con. Res. 15, “Commending India on its celebration of Republic Day” sponsored by Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.). Congressman Wilson made the following remarks from the House Floor before the vote on the Resolution:
Mar 9, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, one of my life goals in public service has been to promote democracy and freedom throughout the world. A leading proponent of this goal is the International Republican Institute, widely revered as IRI. Founded in 1983, this visionary nonprofit organization responded to President Ronald Reagan’s call in 1982 that ‘we must be staunch in our conviction that freedom is not the sole prerogative of a lucky few but the inalienable and universal right of all human beings,’” said Congressman Wilson.
Mar 3, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, President Bush took office three years ago faced with the challenge of managing a recession that began under the previous administration. Soon, other factors bogged down our economy, including the attacks of September 11th, corporate scandals, and the ensuing stock market decline,” said Congressman Wilson.
Mar 3, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) made the following remarks from the House floor:
Mar 2, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, this past Friday, I had the opportunity to make presentations about the improvements made to Medicare with Medical students at the University of South Carolina Medical School led by Mark Versnick and with seniors in the Lowcountry, where Darren Katz of the Health Leadership Council joined me,” said Congressman Wilson.
Feb 24, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) applauded President George W. Bush’s decision to support an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that defines marriage as being between a man and a woman.
Feb 23, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced he is seeking an explanation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on funding shortages for projects on Hunting Island State Park, S.C. Recently, USACE informed Congressman Wilson that Section 206 ecosystem restoration projects in South Carolina’s Charleston District, which includes Beaufort County, will be suspended because funds have run out.
Feb 20, 2004 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) congratulated SCANA Corporation, headquartered in Columbia, S.C. for receiving the U.S. Secretary of Labor’s Opportunity Award at an annual awards ceremony hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). This award, OFCCP's top honor, is given to one federal contractor each year that has established and instituted innovative workforce strategies and programs to ensure equal opportunity.