Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Press Releases

Dec 9, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that South Carolina counties have been awarded $2,207,589.00 by the Emergency Food and Shelter (EFS) Program.
Dec 8, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, last week, the visionary Grover Norquist, President of the Americans for Tax Reform, honored the South Carolina Policy Council with the rare and prestigious Dragon Slayer Award. President Edward T. McMullen, Jr. received a symbolic sword for the Council's efforts in fighting tax increases in South Carolina,” said Congressman Wilson.
Nov 21, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, this week President George W. Bush gave an inspiring speech at Whitehall in London, while visiting the Royal Family and Prime Minister Tony Blair. The President stated clearly that the United States is committed to winning the War on Terrorism,” said Congressman Wilson.
Nov 20, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the Conference Report for H.R. 1, a historic bill that will include the creation of Health Savings Accounts, a breakthrough program that gives control back to patients,” said Congressman Wilson.
Nov 20, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) made the following remarks: "As a member of the AARP myself, I am very pleased that they have endorsed our bipartisan effort to modernize Medicare with a prescription drug benefit. The AARP gives this bill the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval when it comes to seniors’ issues," said Congressman Wilson. ###
Nov 19, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) made the following remarks on the House Floor:
Nov 7, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, yesterday we learned that jobless claims dropped to a two and half year low, further signifying the success of Republican tax relief championed by President George W. Bush. This follows last week’s historic news that the economy is growing at the highest rate in nearly twenty years, as the GDP rose by 7.2% in the last quarter,” said Congressman Wilson.
Nov 7, 2003 Press Release
Legislation Supports Troops and Military Families, Reforms Pentagon
Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted today in support of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004 (H.R. 1588), which passed the House 362-40. The bill sets policies, programs and funding levels for the nation’s military.
Nov 6, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, on Tuesday, November 11th, America will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Veterans Day, a day to honor to our men and women who have fought to preserve freedom and liberty for generations to come,” said Congressman Wilson. “Veterans Day was formerly known as Armistice Day in recognition of the end of World War I, until President Dwight D. Eisenhower changed the name of the holiday to include all veterans in 1954.”
Oct 30, 2003 Press Release
GDP surged at highest rate since 1984 (7.2%), national payrolls increased by 57,000
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) applauded the news of significant economic growth. According to details released today, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by a 7.2% annual rate from July to September, the fastest growth since 1984. Also, 57,000 jobs were created in September, the first increase in eight months.

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