Congressman Tom Rice

Representing the 7th District of South Carolina

Press Releases

May 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) announced today he will participate in the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Memorial Day March on Monday, May 25 to honor our community’s fallen heroes.  

May 19, 2015 Press Release
Bill Reins In SNAP Eligible Items, Nearly Mirroring WIC

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC-07) has introduced the Nutritious Options for Meals Act of 2015, H.R. 2383, legislation to tailor eligible items for purchase under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  H.R. 2383 returns SNAP to its original intent: to provide healthy, nutritious food for Americans in need. 

May 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A hearing date is set for the U.S. House of Representative’s lawsuit challenging the Obama Administration’s executive order delaying the employer mandate provision of Obamacare.  On May 28 at 10:00 a.m., attorneys will argue the House’s standing before a D.C. Federal District Court.

May 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) released the following statement regarding the closure of ArcelorMittal: 

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) today joined his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives in passing H.R. 2029, FY2016 Military Construction & Veterans Affairs Appropriations. 

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) today announced that Socastee High School Student Haleigh Ferro is the winner of the 2015 Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery, for South Carolina’s Seventh Congressional District.

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.

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