Congressman Tom Rice

Representing the 7th District of South Carolina

Press Releases

Apr 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07), along with 62 members of Congress, sent a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald urging him to improve the agency’s claims process by granting congressional constituent service representatives read-only access of veterans’ electronic claim files.

Apr 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1562 and H.R. 1563, legislation to safeguard taxpayers:

Apr 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) released the following statement after his tour of the Charles Ingram Lumber Plant in Effingham, SC.:

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release
Coffee with Your Congressman Meeting Scheduled

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) announced an upcoming ‘Coffee with Your Congressman’ event in Florence County.  This event is a key part of his outreach and constituent service.  Constituents will have the opportunity to meet with Congressman Rice one-on-one and discuss federal issues and upcoming legislation.

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) released the following statement after the U.S.  House of Representatives passed H. Con. Res. 27, a budget plan for Fiscal Year 2016:

Mar 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07), a member of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement regarding the House Budget Committee’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget plan: A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America:

Mar 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department and a grassroots organization run by former operatives from President Obama’s campaigns has come under scrutiny as reports broke Saturday accusing the non-profit group, OneVoice Movement, of using taxpayer funded grants to influence Israeli elections with the intent of ousting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Mar 11, 2015 Press Release
Legislation cuts six-figure bureaucrat salaries until economy recovers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC) introduced H.R. 1137, the Promoting Accountability In Decisions (PAID) for Progress Act. This legislation would reduce salaries by 8.7 percent for bureaucrats making more than $100,000 until the economy recovers to pre-recession levels.

Mar 10, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) today announced his district staff’s mobile office schedule for the month of March.  During these meetings, constituents can meet with field representatives to get help with federal issues, request updates on Social Security benefits or pending Veterans Affairs claims, and more.  

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 240, legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through fiscal year 2015:

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