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House Passes Historic Tax Reform Legislation
November 16, 2017
The U.S. House of Representatives passed historic tax reform legislation today. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, sponsored by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), represents the first major tax reform legislation in more than 30 years. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement after House passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “As a businessman for 40 years, I never dreamed that I would have the opportunity to cast a vote to cut, simplify, and reform ta... More
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Allen: FY18 NDAA Supports Georgia-12 Priorities
November 14, 2017
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 today. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) spoke in support of this legislation which includes important funding for Georgia's 12th Congressional District: "I rise today to express my support for the conference report on the National Defense Authorization Act, which passed the House of Representatives today. In a great bipartisan moment, the NDAA received overwhelming support to authorize a... More
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ICYMI: Congressman Allen Holds Telephone Town Hall
November 10, 2017
Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) held a telephone town hall on Monday to answer questions from residents of Georgia’s 12th District. Congressman Allen gave an update on important issues facing our nation such as the recent GOP tax reform legislation, veterans’ legislation that has been signed into law, and his work on the House Agriculture and Education and the Workforce Committees. For those who were unable to participate in the call, here are some of the highlights: Beverly from Hazlehurst ... More
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Allen, Esty Introduce Resolution to Establish November 9th as “National Diabetes Heart Health Awareness Day”
November 9, 2017
Rep. Rick Allen (GA-12) and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) introduced H. Res. 610, a bipartisan resolution to establish November 9, 2017 as National Diabetes Heart Health Awareness Day. According to the resolution, the intent of the day is to “raise public awareness about the specific risks of heart disease for people with diabetes and help to ensure people at risk receive a timely diagnosis and proper treatment.” Close to 30 million Americans have diabetes, including an estimated 8 million American... More
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Allen Votes to Give Seniors More Control Over Their Healthcare Decisions
November 2, 2017
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 849, the Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act today. This legislation will repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) which was created by Obamacare. This is board of fifteen unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats with unilateral authority to slash Medicare spending as they see fit. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) cosponsored the legislation, and spoke in support of the bill on the House Floor: “I rise today to urge my colleagues to suppo... More
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