Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Press Releases

Oct 29, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the students and faculty of Irmo High School in Irmo, South Carolina. Irmo High just received recognition from the U.S. Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School, their third such award,” said Congressman Wilson.
Oct 29, 2003 Press Release
Authorizes a third national veterans cemetery to be developed in South Carolina
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced the unanimous passage of H.R. 1516, the National Cemetery Expansion Act of 2003. The bill authorizes a third national cemetery to be developed in South Carolina in either the Columbia or Greenville areas. Current national veterans cemeteries are located in Beaufort and Florence.
Oct 16, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced a historic House-Senate plan to provide concurrent receipt for more disabled veterans than have ever been covered by law.
Oct 16, 2003 Press Release
Wilson and Grassley seek to reform federal credit card program
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-IA) introduced the Credit Card Reform Act of 2003. This important legislation will substantially reform the government credit card program used throughout federal agencies for purchase and travel purposes. In 2002, there were over 2.5 million federal credit card holders with purchases totaling over $21 billion.
Oct 7, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) made the following remarks from the House Floor:
Oct 3, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson, (R-S.C.) made the following remarks in response to a vote by Senator Ernest Hollings, (D-S.C.), against passage of S. Amdt. 1795, a resolution commending the Armed Forces of the United States in the War on Terrorism. Senator Hollings was the only senator to vote against passage of the resolution, which passed yesterday 98-1.
Oct 1, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) made the following remarks on the House Floor:
Sep 29, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Justice awarded separate grants totaling over $3 million to school districts in the Second Congressional District of South Carolina.
Sep 22, 2003 Press Release
Barnwell County to Receive Over $160,000 through HHS Grant
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that Barnwell County will receive $163,271 through a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The funds were made available through the Health Care Facilities Construction Project under the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Sep 17, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, yesterday I returned from a delegation to Iraq organized by Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Ike Skelton,” said Congressman Wilson. “We visited with troops from Baghdad to Al Hillah in the South and Mosoul in the North, hearing directly from the heroes who won the war and are now winning the peace in the War on Terror.”

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