Press Releases

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.
Jul 9, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, today the conservative movement in America stands on the shoulders of giants: men such as Edmund Burke, T.S. Elliot, F. A. Hayek, Whittaker Chambers, and William F. Buckley, Jr. Of all these theorists, no one has made a deeper and more profound impression on my life than William F. Buckley, Jr.,” said Congressman Wilson.
Jul 7, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that the Hardeeville Fire Department will receive $151,200 in funding under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Jul 6, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, last week on June 28th, Iraq became a sovereign nation as control of was handed over from Coalition forces to a new Iraqi government, headed by Prime Minister Iyad Allawi and President Ghazi al-Yawer. This is an extraordinary achievement for President George W. Bush, the American military, and our coalition partners,” said Congressman Wilson.
Jun 14, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, thanks to President Bush’s historic tax relief, our economy is surging and 1.4 million jobs have been created since August. However, if we don’t act, one of the harshest and most unjust penalties on Americans, the death tax, will return in full force in 2011,” said Congressman Wilson.
Jun 9, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, the world is grieving this week over the loss of a true American hero, President Ronald Wilson Reagan. Words cannot describe the admiration and respect that I have for this great man,” said Congressman Wilson.