Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Press Releases

Oct 5, 2004 Press Release
“The bill we are voting on today has been used by Democrats to scare young voters and their parents with the lie of an impending draft,” said Congressman Wilson.
Sep 30, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, a historic meeting took place this past Friday in New York City between Indian Prime Minister Singh and Pakistani President Musharraf. This was an important step toward bringing about a peaceful ending to disputes over Kashmir and fears of nuclear conflict in the region,” said Congressman Wilson.
Sep 7, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, last week the world watched in horror as militant terrorists murdered hundreds of Russian schoolchildren. No one can doubt that we are in a full scale Global War on Terror. Since September 11th, the terrorists have attacked in Tunis, Karachi, Bali, Jakarta, Casablanca, Bombay, Mombassa, Najaf, Riyadh, Baghdad, Istanbul, Madrid, and continued the campaign of terror against Israel,” said Congressman Wilson.
Aug 19, 2004 Press Release
South Carolina’s Small Businesses will have an opportunity to learn more about government contracting with some of the fastest growing government contracting agencies. Become your own best advocate for government contracting by discovering resources available to help you gain a competitive edge in this lucrative yet competitive market.
Aug 11, 2004 Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Joe Wilson announced that the South Carolina Department of Transportation will receive $1,043,800 from the Federal Highway Administration, an agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation. The funds are to be used to upgrade three grade crossings along the high-speed rail corridor at Assembly Street, Whaley Street and Rosewood Drive in Columbia, S.C. This is the fourth grant to South Carolina under this program.
Aug 3, 2004 Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Joe Wilson announced that Richland School District Two has been awarded $5,449,335 through a Magnet Schools Assistance Program Grant by the U.S. Department of Education. This grant will be funded over a 3-year period, with $1,999,719 in funding during the first year.
Jul 20, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, since 1956, residents of South Carolina’s Lowcountry have gathered around the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort for a Southern celebration. This year’s 49th Annual Beaufort Water Festival will attract people from all over the world to come and enjoy sailboat races, sports tournaments, arts, crafts, music and other events that display the best of South Carolina’s culture,” said Congressman Wilson.
Jul 20, 2004 Press Release
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Reports 12,000 New Jobs in S.C. during June
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) applauded a report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (U.S.B.L.S.) that indicated 12,000 new nonfarm-related jobs were created in South Carolina during the month of June.
Jul 15, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, I want to commend the impressive gains made by the Indian American Republican Council since its founding two years ago. Under the outstanding leadership of Chairman Dr. Raghavendra Vijayanagar, there are eleven independent IARC state affiliates, eight Indian Americans are delegates at the Republican National Convention, and President George W. Bush has appointed 14 Indian Americans to his Administration, more than any other President,” said Congressman Wilson.
Jul 13, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, leave it to the former head of the KGB to inject a little common sense into the American presidential race - and leave it to the partisan American media to ignore it,” said Congressman Wilson.

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