Press Releases

Apr 3, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today participated in a news conference on Capitol Hill with a bipartisan group that called for full funding in both the Defense Authorization and Appropriations bills of President Bush’s request for a $10 billion contingency fund in the FY 2003 budget for efforts in support of the war on terrorism.
Apr 3, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) “can be depended on to protect Social Security and Medicare and to support a prescription drug benefit for seniors.”
Apr 3, 2002 Press Release
Wilson Welcomes Ambassador of India to Capitol Hill
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, met with Indian Ambassador Lalit Mansingh and Indian Minister Ajay Swarup at the Second Congressional District office last week. Ambassador Mansingh spoke to the Congressman about how the partnership between America and India has greatly improved since the end of the Cold War.
Apr 3, 2002 Press Release
Wilson to Recognize DSS Employees
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, will appear at the Lexington County and Richland County Department of Social Services offices to recognize the work of the individual employees.
Mar 20, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, welcomed the decision on Congressional redistricting by the Federal Court, keeping Fort Jackson in the Second District.
Mar 14, 2002 Press Release
"Over the last decade, democracy has flourished in Bulgaria, and its economy grew 5 percent last year. In the war on terrorism, Bulgaria has been an enthusiastic ally of NATO and the United States. The people of Bulgaria have warmly reestablished friendships with the people of America."
Mar 8, 2002 Press Release
Wilson Votes for Job Creation and Worker Assistance
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today voted for H.R. 3090 to promote economic growth through job creation as well extending unemployment benefits to who those who have lost their jobs.
Mar 5, 2002 Press Release
Americans for Tax Reform issues its 2001 Congressional Ratings; South Carolina Representative receives 100%
“Joe Wilson has shown his colors to the taxpayers of South Carolina and those living all across America,” said taxpayer advocate Grover Norquist, who heads ATR in Washington. “With a 100% score, South Carolina taxpayers need not worry where Rep. Wilson’s interests lie. Wilson represents taxpayers, not the raptorial government spending lobbies that swarm around his office building in Washington.”
Feb 28, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today applauded the President for his commitment to welfare reform, and called for continuing the push for more needed reforms.
Feb 14, 2002 Press Release
Wilson Votes to Keep Economic Security Alive
“Over one million people have lost their jobs since September 11th,” said Rep. Wilson. “Today, the House of Representatives took action to help these hardworking Americans get paychecks, not just unemployment checks.”