Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2th District of South Carolina

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Feb 7, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to celebrate the life of Dr. Kalpana Chawla, who died tragically aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia, along with six other crew members. Dr. Chawla was the first Indian-American woman in space, and an inspiration to the world,” said Rep. Wilson
Feb 5, 2003 Press Release
“Today, Secretary of State Colin Powell made an irrefutable case that Saddam Hussein has never intended to cooperate with U.N. inspections,” said Rep. Wilson. “The current Iraq regime has lied continually about their possession of weapons of mass destruction and deliberately hidden evidence from inspectors.”
Jan 29, 2003 Press Release
“I join with Indian-Americans across the nation in recognition of India’s Republic Day, which was celebrated this last Sunday. Fifty-three years ago, India’s Constitution, greatly influenced by America’s founding fathers, was adopted to solidify its parliamentary democracy,” said Rep. Wilson.
Jan 29, 2003 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), a member of the House Committee on Education & the Workforce, introduced the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act of 2003, H.R. 438, legislation which dramatically expands the federal student loan forgiveness for Americans who teach math, science, or special education for five years in disadvantaged public schools.
Jan 29, 2003 Press Release
"Tonight, President Bush has confirmed to the nation and the world, that America is united and determined to take on any challenges that face us both at home and abroad," said Rep. Wilson.
Jan 28, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, President Bush has shown courageous leadership on many fronts since his last State of the Union address a year ago,” said Rep. Wilson.
Jan 27, 2003 Press Release
“People all across South Carolina have been suffering under the drought, especially the farming community,” said Rep. Wilson. “I am very pleased that the Department of Agriculture has taken this step, because now we can offer some real and immediate assistance in the form of low-interest loans.”
Jan 23, 2003 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that he has reintroduced a private immigration bill, H.R. 335, this week on behalf of Hitesh Tolani, a Wofford College student, and his mother, Jaya Tolani, a native of India. The legislation will seek permanent United States residency for both of them.
Jan 23, 2003 Press Release
“I am excited to have held our first Minority Advisory Committee meeting, which I pledged to include as one of my major objectives upon first being elected to Congress,” said Rep. Wilson. “I believe this is such an important step for the Second District office, and it will allow us to provide the best constituent services possible to meet the needs of minorities in our community.”
Jan 23, 2003 Press Release
“I am very excited that Governor Sanford has chosen to hire Ms. Patel as part of his new administration,” said Rep. Wilson, Co-Chair of the U.S. House Caucus on India and Indian Americans.

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