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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington, DC- Rep. Tom Rice (SC-07) released the following statement today in response to the Bureau of Labor Statistics February 2013 Jobs report:
MYRTLE BEACH, SC- Rep. Tom Rice (SC-07) is pleased to announce hours and locations for his Mobile-Office Outreach hosted by Field Representative Tom Keegan.
Washington, DC- Rep. Tom Rice (SC-07) joined his fellow new members of Congress today and called upon both Republican and Democrat leadership to put forth bipartisan plans that secure the fiscal health of our nation. This bipartisan letter urges our country’s leaders to work toward finding long-term solutions to address our country’s serious challenges.
Washington, DC- Rep. Tom Rice (SC-07), issued the following statement on the President’s State of the Union Address today.