Press Releases

Apr 17, 2002 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, this week marks the 60th anniversary of the famous Tokyo Raid conducted by Doolittle’s Raiders, and possibly the last reunion of this courageous contingent is being held this week in Columbia, South Carolina. General Woody Randall and hundreds of dedicated volunteers have organized a week long tribute to our Raider heroes,” said Rep. Wilson.
Apr 16, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today on the House Floor congratulated Brookland Baptist Church of New Brookland, S.C., on the church’s 100th Anniversary and their commitment to community service.
Apr 15, 2002 Press Release
Wilson Responds to Senator Lieberman's Remarks
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today responded to remarks from Senator Joseph Lieberman, D-CT, which criticized President Bush's education record. Sen. Lieberman visited Benedict College of South Carolina, a historically black institution that Rep. Wilson toured last week.
Apr 9, 2002 Press Release
Education Department Now Accepting Applications for State Participation in Groundbreaking Reading Program
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today encouraged South Carolina education officials to apply for participation in the new Reading First initiative launched by President Bush as part of the No Child Left Behind education reforms, signed into law in January.
Apr 9, 2002 Press Release
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today on the House Floor gave special recognition to FN Manufacturing. Located in Columbia, FN Manufacturing is a precision machining manufacturer specializing in the production of small caliber weapons and machine guns.
Apr 8, 2002 Press Release
Wilson Welcomes Circuit Court Decision Giving Jasper County Land Rights
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, applauded the decision from Circuit Court Judge Perry M. Buckner III upholding the rights of Jasper County to land on the Savannah River.
Apr 8, 2002 Press Release
Press Conference Friday With Members of Beaufort County Council
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, will meet with members of the Beaufort County Council on Friday morning to inform them of his request to the U.S. House Appropriations Committee that Highway 278 receive $18 million for improvements including widening, alleviating capacity constraints, increasing the safety of intersections, and other improvements.
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.