Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Press Releases

Sep 11, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, this moment marks the second anniversary of the surprise terrorist attacks on America in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania.
Sep 10, 2003 Press Release
Tigers won the 2003 National Collegiate Golf Championship
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) made the following remarks on the House Floor regarding H. Res. 266, a resolution commending the Clemson University Tigers men's golf team for winning the 2003 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Men's Golf Championship.
Sep 5, 2003 Press Release
List of POW-MIAs includes Air Force Pilot from Lexington missing since 1967
“Mr. Speaker, September 19, 2003, is National POW-MIA Recognition Day and I urge my colleagues on that day to take a moment and reflect on the families whose loved one has never returned home,” said Rep. Wilson.
Aug 19, 2003 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced the promotion of Earl F. Brown, Jr., a Columbia resident, to Deputy District Director of the Second Congressional District of South Carolina. Mr. Brown, who previously served as Special Assistant to Rep. Wilson, will continue to work from the Midlands Congressional Office located at 1700 Sunset Boulevard in West Colombia, S.C.
Jul 25, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, on July 27 we will honor the 50th anniversary of the armistice that ended the fighting of the Korean War. On that day, I encourage all Americans to remember the courageous men and women who sacrificed to prevent the spread of Communism and restore the freedom of South Korea,” said Rep. Wilson.
Jul 23, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to commend India on its annual celebration of Independence Day on August 15, 1947. Happy 56th birthday, Republic of India, the world's largest democracy and friend of America, the world's oldest democracy. On that day, India became a free nation, modeling its constitution after our own. For nearly 56 years, the people of India have faithfully adhered to democratic principles,” said Rep. Wilson.
Jul 17, 2003 Press Release
Bipartisan Legislation would allow State defense forces to coordinate with DOD
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), who is the only member of Congress drilling in the Army National Guard until he concludes thirty years of service next month, today introduced legislation which could provide up to 250,000 additional troops specifically for homeland security duties under primary state control, at no cost to the federal budget.
Jul 16, 2003 Press Release
Richland and Lexington Counties to Receive Over $1.8 Million
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that Richland and Lexington Counties will receive $1,825,351 in funding under the Safe Schools / Healthy Students Grants Program through the Department of Education.
Jul 10, 2003 Press Release
House Majority Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) today announced his selection of South Carolina Congressman Joe Wilson to be an Assistant Whip for the 108th Congress.
Jul 9, 2003 Press Release
Lawmakers joined by Dana Christmas, a student resident assistant
U.S. Reps. Joe Wilson (R-S.C., 2nd), Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ, 8th), and U.S. Senator Jon Corzine (D-NJ) today announced the introduction of “The Campus Fire Safety Right to Know Act of 2003.”