Congressman Tom Rice

Representing the 7th District of South Carolina

House Passes Energy & Jobs Solutions for American Families

Sep 18, 2014
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) today released the following statement regarding the House passage of H.R. 2, American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act, and H.R. 4, Jobs for America Act:

“Americans’ paychecks are being squeezed by a lackluster economy and budget-busting energy costs.  We need real relief and this begins with making everyday life more affordable and job opportunities available.  My colleagues and I passed two bills today, which encompass two dozen jobs and energy bills we have already passed.  By packaging these two omnibus bills, we are doing everything we can for the Senate to act.  We are working for American families.  We are working for the middle class.  And, I hope that the Senate will join us.”  

H.R. 2, American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act includes the following House-passed bills:

H.R. 4, the Jobs for America Act, includes the following House-passed bills: