Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Press Releases

Nov 14, 2002 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) congratulated Judge Dennis Shedd on his confirmation to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals by the Senate Judiciary Committee on voice vote.
Nov 13, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) today voiced his support for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (H.R. 4546). The bill, which provides approximately $393 billion for the nation’s defense programs, represents the largest defense budget since fiscal year 1990.
Oct 15, 2002 Press Release
Wilson says Democrats’ calls for Summit is a masked attempt to raise taxes
“Since I arrived in Washington less than a year ago, I have learned that Democrats like to talk politics much more than they like to enact sound policy. Their call for an economic summit is nothing more than a masked attempt to raise taxes on America’s working families.”
Oct 15, 2002 Press Release
The following is an Op-Ed written by Congressman Joe Wilson, R-SC, in response to the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy's (D-VT) decision to deny Judge Dennis Shedd a confirmation vote.
Oct 8, 2002 Press Release
Congress To Vote This Week; Authorizes Use of Force if Necessary
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced he has co-sponsored President Bush’s Iraq resolution, H.J. Res. 114 The Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq, which will be debated and voted on in the House of Representatives this week.
Oct 8, 2002 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that the South Carolina Department of Education received a $129,839 grant per fiscal year in the five-year alternative teacher certification project.
Oct 8, 2002 Press Release
Four Members of SC Delegation to Co-Sponsor Bill
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that he will introduce a private immigration bill when the House comes back in session next week on behalf of Hitesh and Jaya Tolani.
Sep 23, 2002 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) commended PRO (Parents Reaching Out) Parents of South Carolina, the only parent training program in S.C., on receiving an estimated $295,560 grant, totaling $1.47M over 5 years, to help parents with disabled children.
Sep 20, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) today announced, that along with the Celebrate Freedom Foundation of Columbia, he plans to award the French Jubilee of Liberty Medal to veterans of D-Day and the Normandy Campaign.
Sep 20, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) applauded the University of South Carolina’s Research Foundation on securing a $253,896 grant for this fiscal year, with an estimated $1.2M to be awarded over the next five years.

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