Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

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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.
Dec 10, 2003 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that the Burton Fire-Rescue Department will receive $275,674 in funding under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Dec 10, 2003 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that the West Columbia Fire Department will receive $46,883 in funding under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Dec 9, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that South Carolina counties have been awarded $2,207,589.00 by the Emergency Food and Shelter (EFS) Program.
Dec 8, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, last week, the visionary Grover Norquist, President of the Americans for Tax Reform, honored the South Carolina Policy Council with the rare and prestigious Dragon Slayer Award. President Edward T. McMullen, Jr. received a symbolic sword for the Council's efforts in fighting tax increases in South Carolina,” said Congressman Wilson.
Nov 21, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, this week President George W. Bush gave an inspiring speech at Whitehall in London, while visiting the Royal Family and Prime Minister Tony Blair. The President stated clearly that the United States is committed to winning the War on Terrorism,” said Congressman Wilson.
Nov 20, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the Conference Report for H.R. 1, a historic bill that will include the creation of Health Savings Accounts, a breakthrough program that gives control back to patients,” said Congressman Wilson.
Nov 20, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) made the following remarks: "As a member of the AARP myself, I am very pleased that they have endorsed our bipartisan effort to modernize Medicare with a prescription drug benefit. The AARP gives this bill the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval when it comes to seniors’ issues," said Congressman Wilson. ###
Nov 19, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) made the following remarks on the House Floor:
Nov 7, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, yesterday we learned that jobless claims dropped to a two and half year low, further signifying the success of Republican tax relief championed by President George W. Bush. This follows last week’s historic news that the economy is growing at the highest rate in nearly twenty years, as the GDP rose by 7.2% in the last quarter,” said Congressman Wilson.

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