Press Releases

Dec 9, 2020 Press Release

On December 8, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with permanent authorization of the Office of the Ombudsman for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP).

Dec 8, 2020 Press Release

On December 8, Congressman Joe Wilson, Senior Member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement on the House passage of the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report:

Dec 3, 2020 Press Release

On December 3, Congressman Joe Wilson, Ranking Member of the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism Subcommittee of the Hosue Foreign Affairs Committee and Chairman of the Republican Study Committee's (RSC) Foreign Affairs and National Security Task Force introduced the Badr Organization Designation Act of 2020 to designate the Badr Organization in Iraq, an Iranian-backed militi

Nov 24, 2020 Press Release

On November 23, the United States District Court for South Carolina ordered in favor of the State of South Carolina in the case against the Savannah District Army Corps of Engineers regarding their proposed plan to tear down the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam and replace it with a fixed rock weir.

Nov 19, 2020 Press Release

On November 18, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 4802 introduced by Congressman Joe Wilson and Congressman Ted Deutch. This bill will incentivize informants to come forward with actionable information regarding evasion of U.S. or UN sanctions by expanding the Rewards for Justice program at the State Department.

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Nov 18, 2020 Press Release

On November 18, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) was appointed to the conference committee for this year's National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Nov 18, 2020 Press Release

On November 18, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 5408 Ukraine Religious Freedom Support Act introduced by Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05) which holds Russia accountable for violations of religious liberty in Ukraine.

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Oct 9, 2020 Press Release

On October 9, Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02), Senior Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Congressman Ralph Norman (SC-05) introduced the Parris Island Protection Act, which prohibits the use of federal funds to close or plan the closure of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) intends to introduce companion legislation in the U.S.

Oct 1, 2020 Press Release

On September 30, Congressman Joe Wilson, Ranking Member of the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Chairman of the Republican Study Committee’s (RSC) Foreign Affairs and National Security Task Force, introduced H.R. 8445 The Hezbollah Money Laundering Prevention Act of 2020.

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Sep 25, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement on reports that the U.S. Marine Corps is considering a proposal to close Parris Island:

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