Press Releases

Jun 8, 2005 Press Release
69.1 % of American families Now Own Their Own Homes
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) made the following remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives: “Mr. Speaker, June is American Homeownership Month, recognizing the benefits of achieving the American Dream. As a former real estate attorney for 25 years, I know firsthand the joy of homeownership,” said Wilson.
May 26, 2005 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) made the following remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives: “Mr. Speaker, Ronald Reagan once said that, ‘the government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.’
May 25, 2005 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) made the following remarks regarding his support for the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 1815). The legislation was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives with an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 390 - 30.
May 24, 2005 Press Release
Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) introduced the “Living Organ Donor Tax Credit Act of 2005,” (H.R. 2474). This legislation would provide a one time, tax credit up to $5,000 to help cover non-reimbursable expenses, including lost wages, incurred by living organ donors. After introducing this bill, he made the following remarks:
May 23, 2005 Press Release
Celebrates 57th Anniversary of Israel’s Independence
Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution honoring the 57th anniversary of the independence of the state of Israel (H.Con.Res. 149). Congressman Joe Wilson (R, SC) the sponsor of the legislation, made the following remarks on the House Floor during debate:
May 19, 2005 Press Release
May 19, 2005 Wilson, Taylor Secure Tricare for Reserve Personnel WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Armed Services Committee yesterday approved an amendment sponsored by Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) and Congressman Gene Taylor (D-MS) to permanently provide Tricare coverage to all Reserve Component service members.
May 18, 2005 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) was appointed to the House Democracy Assistance Commission by Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-IL). The new, bipartisan Commission was established by the House Democracy Assistance Commission Resolution and is comprised of sixteen Members of Congress.
May 18, 2005 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) gave the following remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of Justice Janice Rogers Brown and in opposition to Senate Democrats’ partisan and unprecedented obstruction of President Bush’s judicial nominees.
May 17, 2005 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) gave the following remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of Justice Priscilla Owen and in opposition to Senate Democrats’ partisan and unprecedented obstruction of President Bush’s judicial nominees.
May 13, 2005 Press Release
Applauds DOD’s Decision to Expand Bases in Second District
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) made the following announcement regarding the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) recommendations:

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