Press Releases

Jun 13, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today voted in support of H.R. 4019, a bill that makes permanent the marriage tax relief passed last year. The bill passed on a vote of 271-142.
Jun 13, 2002 Press Release
“Tomorrow will mark the 227th birthday of the United States Army, the most powerful ground force the world has ever known. Since June 14, 1775, the Army has not rested in defense of freedom and democracy. Today, our brave soldiers are on the front lines defending the American people in the War on Terrorism,” said Rep. Wilson.
Jun 12, 2002 Press Release
“I’m very pleased with the leadership of President Bush and his administration on forming the new department,” said Rep. Wilson. “It shows the President’s continued determination to do everything possible in protecting our nation while fighting the war against terrorism and beyond.”
Jun 10, 2002 Press Release
Repeal of Tax Will Provide Relief to Small Businesses and Farms
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today voted for H.R. 2143, Permanent Death Tax Repeal Act of 2002, which passed the House by a vote of 256-171. The bill ensures that relief from the death tax enacted last year will not expire in 2011.
May 23, 2002 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, I rise to condemn the recent terrorist attack in Kashmir that killed 30 innocent civilians, including almost two-dozen women and children, and which injured nearly 50 more. This terrorist attack is yet another aimed at civilians, specifically Hindus in Kashmir."
May 23, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today made the following remarks regarding the passage of H.R. 4737, The Personal Responsibility, Work, and Family Promotion Act. Yesterday, H.R. 4737 passed the House by a vote of 229 to 197.
May 14, 2002 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC made the following statement in response to the train derailment near Coosawhatchie, S.C.
May 14, 2002 Press Release
Last week, Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, with the support of the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) and the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS), two very prominent organizations representing 500,000 National Guard members, unveiled new legislation, H.R. 4676, which would allow National Guard and Reserve members who have served 20 years or more to be able to begin to draw their retired pay immediately upon retirement.
May 14, 2002 Press Release
“I would like to give special recognition to America’s oldest military branch, the National Guard, which has celebrated 365 years of service."
May 6, 2002 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, wrote a letter to Senator Ernest Hollings, D-SC, asking him to apologize for the statements he made regarding Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on May 2, 2002 while speaking on the U.S. Senate Floor.

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