Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina


Latest News

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.
Jan 23, 2003 Press Release
This Sunday, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) will award the French Jubilee of Liberty Commemorative Medal to 111 veterans of D-Day and the Normandy Campaign.
Jan 9, 2003 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) announced that he reintroduced legislation this week to have the National Park Service study the historic area of Beaufort, SC in hopes of establishing a national heritage area based on the Reconstruction era. Through this program, the National Park Service encourages local preservation initiatives.
Jan 8, 2003 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) reintroduced The Armed Forces Retirement Equity Act, which allows members of the National Guard and Reserve to draw an immediate annuity at the time of retirement.
Jan 8, 2003 Press Release
Today, Rep. Joe Wilson was unanimously elected Republican Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, replacing former Co-Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA). The Caucus has more than 135 House Members and is one of the largest Caucuses on Capitol Hill. Democratic members elected Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY) as their Co-Chairman.
Jan 8, 2003 Press Release
“I wholeheartedly agree, and I believe Congress should work in a bipartisan fashion to successfully implement a missile defense shield that will protect the American people and our allies,” said Rep. Wilson.
Jan 7, 2003 Press Release
“The double taxation on dividends is a completely unfair tax, because corporations are taxed on the income they generate, and middle-class investors are effectively punished for investing in a successful company,” said Rep. Wilson.
Jan 2, 2003 Press Release
“My top priorities for the 108th Congress are providing for a strong national defense, working with President Bush to enact real tax cuts, restoring cuts made to Medicare funding, and working with the Education and the Workforce committee to reauthorize welfare reform and improve our education system for all children,” Rep. Wilson.
Dec 30, 2002 Press Release
“My family and I were so saddened to hear that my longtime friend Buddy Meetze has died,” said Rep. Wilson. “Buddy was such a wonderful person, and worked tirelessly for the citizens of Richland County. He and his wife Marguerite were two people who have stood tall for South Carolina and their community for years. ”