Press Releases

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.”
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.