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South Carolina leaders have announced that state funding of maintenance dredging for the Port of Georgetown has been approved as part of its $18 million budget.
The total cost of the project, which will increase the depth of the channel to 27 feet, is $33.5 million and the balance of the funding will come from federal and local funds, as well as the state’s Ports Authority.
South Carolina’s 7th District Congressman Tom Rice is celebrating his first major success on Capitol Hill.
In order to maintain American competitiveness, we must ensure that our 21st Century workforce includes the highly skilled and trained craftsmen and professionals that our economy requires.
By Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC)
Our nation’s ports and waterways are vital to American competitiveness. They employ more than 13 million people and transport millions of products to markets across the globe.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Several Republican members of the South Carolina congressional delegation gave their opinions on a variety of topics at a South Carolina Chamber of Commerce town hall meeting Wednesday.
TIMMONSVILLE, S.C. — U.S. Rep. Tom Rice was back in his district Friday to find out what matters most to farmers and others in the agricultural business.
Rice made stops in Nichols, Dillon, Bennettsville, Florence and Timmonsville. He said the concerns he heard on every stop were basically the same.
A delegation primarily of Florence representatives and others from the Pee Dee met with lawmakers in Washington, D.C., this week to discuss local issues, provide updates and get some quality face time.