Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Press Releases

Mar 11, 2003 Press Release
“Bulgaria is truly a remarkable country and deserves this special recognition for saving the lives of thousands of Bulgarian Jews, despite immense Nazi pressure,” said Rep. Wilson.
Mar 4, 2003 Press Release
“After lessons learned from September 11th, 2001, Congress voted overwhelmingly last year to arm commercial airline pilots against future acts of terrorism. Yet, due to negotiations in conference, the bill failed to include cargo pilots, creating a huge risk to the security of the American people.”
Feb 27, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to thank my colleagues and the American people for supporting our men and women who have volunteered to stand in harm’s way,” said Rep. Wilson.
Feb 27, 2003 Press Release
Admiral Clark Calls Airspace and Waterfront Property “Tremendously Important”
“Admiral Clark made it very clear that facilities located on shorelines and with ample airspace were crucial to military training and readiness needs,” said Rep. Wilson.
Feb 27, 2003 Press Release
Entire SC House Delegation Co-Sponsors Legislation to Honor Spence
“I am very pleased my fellow South Carolina Members have joined me in honoring the late Congressman Floyd Spence,” said Rep. Wilson. “Floyd Spence was much more than my predecessor, he was my dear friend and most trusted mentor.”
Feb 26, 2003 Press Release
“This is great news for the Asian Indian community in the United States, as they are among the top groups at risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes,” said Rep. Wilson, Co-Chair of the House India Caucus.
Feb 26, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of Miguel Estrada, who was nominated by President Bush to the Circuit Court of Appeals,” said Rep. Wilson
Feb 13, 2003 Press Release
House Conferees Secure $2 million in Omnibus Conference
“This is a huge victory for residents in and around Hilton Head Island and really the entire state of South Carolina,” said Rep. Wilson. “This has been my top funding priority since I was first elected in 2001, and I am so pleased to see my colleagues acknowledge this urgent need.”
Feb 12, 2003 Press Release
Wilson Co-Sponsors Resolution Honoring Vietnam POWs and Calls for Full Accounting of Missing
“Mr. Speaker, as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Congressman Sam Johnson’s return from Vietnam after nearly seven years of brutal captivity, I am confident his courageous example will serve as inspiration to our pilots preparing for possible attacks against Saddam Hussein,” said Rep. Wilson.
Feb 12, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to call for an end to the unfair double taxation on dividend income, because Americans know that it is fundamentally wrong to tax any income twice,” said Rep. Wilson.