Feb 20, 2004 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) congratulated SCANA Corporation, headquartered in Columbia, S.C. for receiving the U.S. Secretary of Labor’s Opportunity Award at an annual awards ceremony hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). This award, OFCCP's top honor, is given to one federal contractor each year that has established and instituted innovative workforce strategies and programs to ensure equal opportunity.
Feb 3, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) made the following remarks from the House Floor: “Mr. Speaker, I received a touching letter from Jim Miles of Columbia, South Carolina describing the valor of his grandfather James Hanna and his five granduncles. Incredibly, these six coal-mining brothers from West Virginia served at the same time in World War II,” said Congressman Wilson.
Feb 3, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) asked that people trying to contact the Second Congressional District’s Washington Office to email, fax, or mail their correspondence to District Offices. Earlier in the day, the U.S. House of Representatives announced that all mail pick-up and delivery will be suspended indefinitely in light of the recent identification of Ricin in U.S. Senate offices.
Jan 21, 2004 Press Release
“Last week history was made in the South Carolina State Senate when the Rev. George Elias Meetze presented the Prayer for opening the Senate First Day of the Second Session of the 115th General Assembly on January 13th,” said Congressman Wilson.
Jan 20, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, over the last year, our nation has experienced extraordinary successes. The American military has fought a victorious battle in Iraq to overthrow one of history’s most despotic regimes, and are continuing today to protect the American people in the War on Terror. Thanks to their valor the world is safer knowing that Saddam Hussein is no longer a threat,” said Congressman Wilson.
Jan 13, 2004 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $1 million grant to the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD), of Columbia, South Carolina.
Jan 9, 2004 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that the Town of Port Royal Fire Department will receive $144,306.00 in funding under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Jan 8, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that the U.S. House of Representatives has opened up the House Floor of the U.S. Capitol to staff-led tours for the first time since September 11, 2001. Tours will begin on January 12, 2004, and will continue on a trial basis.
Jan 2, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) held press conferences today in Columbia and Beaufort to discuss his agenda for the second session of the 108th Congress, which begins this upcoming January 20th. Congressman Wilson outlined his agenda to the constituents of the Second District to inform them of his goals for the upcoming Session of Congress.
Dec 16, 2003 Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) made the following statement after Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was captured near his hometown of Tikrit: "Today is a message to the world's dictators and terrorists - whoever you are and wherever you are, America will be after you to protect the American people," said Congressman Wilson.