Press Releases

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:
May 10, 2005 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) reminded all high schools in the Second District of South Carolina to submit their nominations for the 2005 Annual Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” The nationwide art competition is an excellent opportunity to showcase the talent of area high school students and acknowledge South Carolina’s gifted young artists.

May 8, 2005 Press Release
May 6, 2005 Press Release
Nearly 3.5 Million Jobs Since May 2003
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) issued the following statement praising the new employment numbers released by the Department of Labor reporting that the U.S. economy gained a larger-than-expected 274,000 jobs in the month of April:
May 5, 2005 Press Release
Supplemental Includes Legislation Wilson Supported to Increase Death Benefit Gratuity
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson voted to support the Emergency Supplemental Wartime Appropriations Act Conference Report (H.R. 1268). The bill was passed by a bipartisan vote of 368 to 58, and contains $82 billion in defense-related spending with primary focus on support for the global War on Terror.
May 4, 2005 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) spoke on the floor of the U.S House of Representatives regarding accomplishments by House Republicans in the first 100 days of the 109th Congress:
Apr 25, 2005 Press Release
April 25, 2005 Wilson Congratulates Parris Island on DOD Award WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) congratulated Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island on winning the Secretary of Defense Environmental Award in the category of Cultural Resource Management. The award ceremony will take place on May 4, 2005, at the Pentagon.
Apr 25, 2005 Press Release
April 25, 2005 Wilson Congratulates Parris Island on DOD Award WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) congratulated Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island on winning the Secretary of Defense Environmental Award in the category of Cultural Resource Management. The award ceremony will take place on May 4, 2005, at the Pentagon.
Apr 21, 2005 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) made the following statement regarding the House Democrats' refusal to allow the House Ethics Committee to fairly investigate the charges against Majority Leader Tom DeLay: “For the past six weeks, Democrats have attacked Majority Leader Tom DeLay’s character, leadership and intentions,” said Wilson.
Apr 21, 2005 Press Release
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass The Energy Policy Act of 2005. After voting for this legislation, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) made the following statement:

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