Congressman Tom Rice

Representing the 7th District of South Carolina

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Jun 28, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) today introduced the Holding SSA Employees Accountable Act, legislation that prohibits Social Security Administration employees from receiving continued federal retirement benefits if they are convicted of a felony as it relates to their official job duties.
 
Jun 27, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) today met with U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to discuss funding and next steps for the Interstate 73 construction project. 
 
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today the House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) that would strengthen American investment in nuclear energy and save energy consumers money by clarifying the U.S. tax code to allow for more effective use of the nuclear production tax credit (PTC).
 
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) today announced that the Army Corps of Engineers issued the permit to begin construction of Interstate 73.
 
Jun 12, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) today announced his staff will be hosting mobile office hours throughout South Carolina’s Seventh Congressional District.
May 30, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) today introduced the Survey Our Servicemembers Act, legislation that would establish a nationwide, annual survey of veterans’ experiences receiving health care, both through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and through non-VA providers.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) today announced $16 million in federal funding will go to beachfront renourishment projects in Myrtle Beach to repair damages caused by Hurricane Matthew and other storms. 
 
May 12, 2017 Press Release
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) today announced his staff will be hosting mobile office hours throughout South Carolina’s Seventh Congressional District.
May 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) today released the following statement upon passage of the American Health Care Act.
 
May 2, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Representatives Tom Rice (R-S.C.), Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.), and Lynn Jenkins (R- Kan.) today introduced the Audiology Patient Choice Act, bipartisan legislation that would streamline an outdated Medicare policy by giving patients direct access to audiologists without requiring referral from a medical doctor.
 

In The News

Mar 7, 2017 In The News
‘ObamaCare is collapsing,” President Trump said during his address to Congress last week, “and we must act decisively to protect all Americans.” House Republicans have heard the president’s message loud and clear.
Feb 9, 2017 In The News

The Obama presidency placed no greater burden on America’s growth potential than the avalanche of regulations that smother the U.S. economic system. The most destructive and dangerous of the new regulatory bureaucracies created by the Democrat-dominated 111th Congress is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Jun 24, 2016 In The News

The Supreme Court deadlock that led to the defeat of President Barack Obama’s plan to shield millions of people from deportation was just the latest judicial check on the ambitions of his administration.

May 23, 2016 In The News

Heroin and prescription drug abuse is tearing families apart throughout South Carolina and across America. From 2013-2014 alone the Palmetto State saw a 118 percent rise in opioid-related deaths. In 2015 the Florence County Sheriff’s Office seized 3,339 percent more heroin than in 2012.

Mar 31, 2016 In The News

I’m not the first person in South Carolina to praise U.S. Rep. Tom Rice for an outstanding job for his constituents. He does have a key achievement that’s gone largely unnoticed: protecting Medicare Advantage that provides a magnanimous number of folks over 65 a lifeline to complete healthcare all in one program.

Mar 31, 2016 In The News

Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) announced on Tuesday that he has returned $100,929 of his office’s operating budget to the United States Treasury.

Feb 29, 2016 In The News

Rep. Tom Rice (R) will continue his stops across the Seventh Congressional District with two stops this Friday in two of the smaller communities he serves.

Rice will host “Coffee With Your Congressman” events at Bojangles’ in Aynor from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and then Sellers Town Hall from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Feb 22, 2016 In The News

Last week and weekend have certainly been political in Loris. Congressman Tom Rice returned to Loris to chat with locals on Thursday, Feb. 17 at Shorty’s Grill, and to later take part in the Loris’ quarterly town hall meeting at the public safety building.

Feb 15, 2016 In The News

Mayor Henry L. Nichols, now at home and doing well following a hospital stay has released the following statement:

“We are excited to confirm the visit of our U.S. Representative Congress-man Tom Rice for our first town hall meeting, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Loris Public Safety Building located at 3909 Walnut Street, Loris.

Dec 9, 2015 In The News

 

Congressman Tom Rice and long-time university employee Rannie Gamble will receive honorary degrees at Francis Marion University’s fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 19.

Rice will also be the commencement speaker.

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