Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) sent the following statement after learning that the Savannah River Site's reprogramming request had been received by both Houses of Congress:
Wilson stated, "This morning's announcement that the Savannah River Site's reprogramming request has been submitted to Congress is proof that concerned citizen's voices have been heard. Yesterday's town hall discussion was attended by hundreds of constituents and has proven to be beneficial. As promised, I will remain committed to fulfilling my obligations and work with House and Senate Members to ensure the request is approved expediently. SRS must be given the resources needed to complete its vital missions."