Congressman Tom Rice

Representing the 7th District of South Carolina

In The News

Nov 6, 2013 In The News

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – People in Horry County have been waiting for this day to come, and finally Wednesday it will be official. After years of waiting, the barriers come down and work will begin to finish Highway 31 and widen Highway 707.

Oct 31, 2013 In The News

PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Trucking Associations thanked Reps. Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.), Tom Rice (R-S.C.) and Michael Michaud (D-Maine) for introducing legislation that would put the brakes on the restart provision of the current federal hours-of-service rules until an independent review is conducted.

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Oct 31, 2013 In The News

A bill has been introduced in the House that would reinstate the hours-of-service rules in effect prior to July 1, 2013, by delaying the current rules until a Congressional investigation on the current hours rule is conducted.

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Oct 23, 2013 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act which could mean money which means money could be coming for the much needed dredging of channel leading to the Port of Georgetown.

Oct 23, 2013 In The News

Dredging the Georgetown port could take one step toward reality Wednesday if the U.S. House passes the Water Resources Reform and Development Act.

Oct 22, 2013 In The News
Oct 22, 2013 In The News

FLORENCE (WBTW) - A member of Congressman Tom Rice's outreach team will be on hand to help constituents seek updates on Social Security benefits and Veterans Affairs claims.  Constituents can also express their views on federal issues and how they think Congressman Rice should proceed.  No appointment necessary, first come first served.

Oct 16, 2013 In The News
October 16, 2013 – Myrtle Beach, S.C. – Ithaca Gun Company, an Ohio-based firearms manufacturer announced today their decision to expand their manufacturing operations to the Myrtle Beach area. Since 1883, Ithaca has been an American leader in the development and manufacturing of premiere multiple gauge shotguns and the venerable Model 1911 pistol.
Oct 10, 2013 In The News

Congressman Tom Rice is recalling his staff back to work now that the House of Representatives voted unanimously on Saturday to retroactively pay all furloughed federal workers.

He had issued a rolling furlough for his staff but now he wants them back so they can continue serving the 7th Congressional District.

Sep 6, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Tom Rice said Thursday collaboration amongst regional and national assets is a key to helping foster job creation in a district that is consistently above state unemployment rates.

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