Congressman Allen Announces Summer 2022 Internship Opportunities

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today announced internship opportunities in his Washington, D.C. office for the summer semester. “Internships provide young professionals with the opportunity to learn firsthand how Congress operates,” said Congressman Allen. “Not only will interns learn about the legislative process, they also play an integral role in constituent services and will gain invaluable...

Rep. Allen Statement on SCOTUS Blocking Vaccine Mandate

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Biden Administration’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring private employers with over 100 employees to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing: “After months of uncertainty, today’s ruling is a win for Americ...

Reps. Allen, Stefanik, Foxx, Banks, Sen. Braun Lead Opposition to Biden Vaccine Mandate in Upcoming SCOTUS Case

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Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12), House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (NY-21), House Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (NC-05), Republican Study Committee Chairman Jim Banks (IN-03), and Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) led over 130 Representatives and over 40 Senators in filing an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in the upco...

Rep. Allen reviews his year in Congress

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The Augusta Press https://www.theaugustapress.com/rep-allen-reviews-his-year-in-congress/ Serving Georgia’s 12th District is one of the greatest honors of my life. This year, my office has been busy working for you, whether it’s solving issues with federal agencies, championing legislation to benefit our communities, or holding the Biden Administration accountable. First, I want to take a moment t...

Allen Leads Letter to Help Utilize Nuclear Production Tax Credit for Plant Vogtle

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today led a bipartisan, bicameral letter to the U.S. Department of the Treasury asking for guidance to be issued for the Advanced Nuclear Production Tax Credit (NPTC). Advanced nuclear facilities, particularly Plant Vogtle, are currently unable to utilize these tax credits until new guidance is issued. The letter is signed by members of Congress from Georgia, Ala...

Rep. Allen Supports National Defense Authorization Act

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after voting for final passage of the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual bill that authorizes defense spending and sets priorities for America’s military: “Congress has an important duty to ensure America’s military is equipped with the necessary resources to defend our nation while providing su...

Rep. Rick Allen Announces Community Office Hours for December

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WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) announced today that his staff will be holding Community Office Hours across the 12th district during the month of December. These office hours offer the opportunity for constituents to receive personal assistance from Congressman Allen’s office in their local communities. There will be no formal presentation nor will Congressman Allen be in atte...

Rep. Allen Statement on Biden's Build Back Broke Act

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U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today released the following statement on House Democrats’ passage of Biden’s “Build Back Better” Act: “The so-called ‘Build Back Better Act’ will destroy our economy as we know it. If you think rising prices at the gas pump and empty shelves in the grocery store are bad now, you better hope the Senate stops this bill in its tracks. It is the most socialist ...

PHOTOS: Rep. Allen Challenges Biden's Workplace Vaccine Mandate

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today participated in a press conference to highlight how Biden’s workplace vaccine mandate will hurt America’s workers, businesses and economy. Yesterday he joined over 200 Republican Senators and House members in filing a Congressional Review Act resolution to block the mandate from taking effect. A copy of his remarks can be found below. Thank you Representati...

Rep. Allen Fights to Block Biden's Workplace Vaccine Mandate

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Today, Congressman Rick Allen (GA-12) joined all 50 Republican Senators and more than 160 House members in introducing a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to nullify President Biden’s vaccine mandate for private workplaces. “Top-down government mandates do not work – the decision to get a vaccine should be a personal choice between an individual and their doctor,” said Rep. Allen. “The Bi...

Committee Leaders Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Workers Save for Retirement

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), Committee Ranking Member Virginia Foxx (NC-05), Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chair Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), and Subcommittee Ranking Member Rick Allen (GA-12) introduced legislation—theRetirement Improvement and Savings Enhancement (RISE) Act (H.R. 5891)—to expand American workers’ ...

State leaders hold town hall to hear farmers’ concerns

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WJBF https://www.wjbf.com/news/burke-county/state-leaders-hold-town-hall-to-hear-farmers-concerns/ State leaders held a town hall at Burke County High School to discuss some concerns of Georgia farmers. Agricultural Commissioner Gary Black and Congressman Rick Allen were there. “Our farmers depend on the land to feed this nation,” Congressman Allen said. “They are the best conservationists on the ...

Allen Leads Letter Urging DHS to Fully Implement Migrant Protection Protocols

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today led a letter signed by over 40 members of Congress to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in response to the recent announcement of its intention to issue a new memo terminating the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy. As the letter states: “If the Department abandons the tools needed to secure our border, it...

Rep. Allen Highlights Democrats' Constant Assault on American Energy

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Washington - Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12), a member of the House Energy Action Team, spoke during a special order on the House floor last night highlighting how President Joe Biden and the Democrats’ energy policies have destroyed American jobs and raised costs for consumers. Congressman Allen’s remarks can be found below. Under President Trump and the Republican Majority, our nation was ene...

Rep. Allen: Border Crisis One of the Worst in History

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today spoke on the House floor about the ongoing national security and humanitarian crisis at our Southern Border, highlighting the alarming border numbers for August. Congressman Allen’s remarks can be found below. This country is going through crisis after crisis. Border Patrol apprehended over 200,000 immigrants at our Southern Border last month. August’s bord...

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