Congressman Tom Rice

Representing the 7th District of South Carolina

In The News

Jun 19, 2014 In The News

South Carolina leaders have announced that state funding of maintenance dredging for the Port of Georgetown has been approved as part of its $18 million budget.

The total cost of the project, which will increase the depth of the channel to 27 feet, is $33.5 million and the balance of the funding will come from federal and local funds, as well as the state’s Ports Authority.

May 26, 2014 In The News

South Carolina’s 7th District Congressman Tom Rice is celebrating his first major success on Capitol Hill.

May 21, 2014 In The News
May 8, 2014 In The News

In order to maintain American competitiveness, we must ensure that our 21st Century workforce includes the highly skilled and trained craftsmen and professionals that our economy requires.

May 5, 2014 In The News
Apr 30, 2014 In The News

By Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC)

Our nation’s ports and waterways are vital to American competitiveness. They employ more than 13 million people and transport millions of products to markets across the globe.

Apr 30, 2014 In The News
The nation's nearly 200,000 middle market companies plan to hire 1.4 million new workers over the next 12 months, which is half a million more jobs than projected at the beginning of 2014.
Apr 17, 2014 In The News

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Several Republican members of the South Carolina congressional delegation gave their opinions on a variety of topics at a South Carolina Chamber of Commerce town hall meeting Wednesday.

Apr 11, 2014 In The News

TIMMONSVILLE, S.C. — U.S. Rep. Tom Rice was back in his district Friday to find out what matters most to farmers and others in the agricultural business.

Rice made stops in Nichols, Dillon, Bennettsville, Florence and Timmonsville. He said the concerns he heard on every stop were basically the same.

Apr 4, 2014 In The News

A delegation primarily of Florence representatives and others from the Pee Dee met with lawmakers in Washington, D.C., this week to discuss local issues, provide updates and get some quality face time.