Congressman Tom Rice

Representing the 7th District of South Carolina

Press Releases

Apr 2, 2013 Press Release
Newt Gingrich & Tom Rice To Be Featured Speakers

Myrtle Beach, S.C. - Southeast Energy Alliance, along with the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and other partners, will host the South Carolina Energy & Opportunity Forum featuring both stakeholder panels and remarks from Newt Gingrich and U.S. Rep. Tom Rice at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on May 1, 2013 beginning at 3:00 p.m. ET. 

Mar 26, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Tom Rice (SC-07) released the following statement today regarding the mobile office hours for the Pee Dee Region:

Mar 21, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Rice (SC-07) and his colleagues in the House of Representatives today passed the Path to Prosperity Budget Plan.  Unveiled last week by Chairman Paul Ryan and the House Budget Committee, this responsible budget balances in 10 years without raising taxes.  Below are the remarks Rep.

Mar 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Tom Rice (SC-07) co-sponsored legislation that stops taxpayer funded cell phone programs.  If enacted, the Stop Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones Act, H.R. 176, would prohibit cell phone companies from receiving Universal Service Fund support under the FCC’s Lifeline program. H.R. 176 would still continue providing landline service option.  

Mar 18, 2013 Press Release

As our community begins to heal from the tragic fire this weekend, my office would like to help those impacted. We can help replace your Social Security Card, passport, or any other federal documents, and assist in changing your address for Social Security, Medicare, or any other federal program you may be enrolled in.

Mar 17, 2013 Press Release

My thoughts and prayers go out to the residents Carolina Forest and those impacted by yesterday's fire. I would also like to recognize those heroes, especially our first responders, who put their own well-being at risk to help others.

Mar 15, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Tom Rice (SC-07) voted today in favor of the SKILLS Act. This legislation streamlines 35 ineffective and duplicative programs, including 27 identified in a 2011 report by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office.

Mar 13, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Tom Rice (SC-07) released the following statement today applauding the House on the passage of the Preserving Welfare Work Requirements Act of 2013, bipartisan legislation that preserves the 1996 welfare work requirements.  

Mar 12, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC —House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (WI-01), Rep. Tom Rice (SC-07), and Committee Republicans released their plan to balance the budget today.  This responsible plan reins in spending, reforms government, and strengthens our economy—all without raising taxes.

Mar 8, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Tom Rice (SC-07) released the following statement today in response to the Bureau of Labor Statistics February 2013 Jobs report: