Congressman Tom Rice

Representing the 7th District of South Carolina

Press Releases

Mar 16, 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. During these meetings, constituents can meet with members of Congressman Rice’s staff for help with issues involving federal agencies, including claims processing at the VA, Social Security benefits, obtaining passports and more.
Mar 15, 2017 Press Release
Bill would allow nonprofit partners to utilize the Nuclear PTC, creating parity with for-profit partners and lowering energy costs

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (R–S.C.) today introduced bipartisan legislation that could lower energy prices for millions of consumers in South Carolina and across America.

Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Thursday morning Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) voted in the House Committee on Ways & Means to approve the American Health Care Act, legislation that will repeal and replace Obamacare.

Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) has been ranked among the top 15 members of Congress in number of town hall events hosted, according to Legistorm, an independent, non-partisan database of Congressional information. Since January 1, 2015, Congressman Rice has hosted 48 in-person events, and more than 100 since taking office in January 2013.
Feb 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) today announced he will be hosting a Coffee with Your Congressman event on February 23 at the Florence County Library from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to meet with residents of the Seventh District of South Carolina.
Feb 17, 2017 Press Release
Bill would hold special interest groups accountable, stop years-long delay of infrastructure projects and save taxpayer money

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) today introduced H.R. 1179, the Discouraging Frivolous Lawsuits Act, legislation that would amend the Clean Water Act (CWA) to streamline the permitting process for infrastructure projects and hold special interest groups accountable for filing frivolous lawsuits.

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) today announced upcoming mobile office hours throughout South Carolina’s Seventh Congressional District. During these meetings, constituents can meet with members of Congressman Rice’s staff for help with issues involving federal agencies, including claims processing at the VA, Social Security benefits, obtaining passports and more.

Jan 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) today released the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States.

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) today announced that $52 million of South Carolina’s $65 million allocation in relief aid has been secured for Marion County to help recover from Hurricane Matthew damages and subsequent flooding last October. Other disaster declared communities in South Carolina are eligible for the remaining funds.

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release
Visit Rice's staff across the Pee Dee for help with federal issues

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) today announced upcoming mobile office hours throughout South Carolina’s Seventh Congressional District. During these meetings, constituents can meet with members of Congressman Rice’s staff for help with issues involving federal agencies, including claims processing at the VA, Social Security benefits, obtaining passports and more.

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