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Rep. Allen Reflects on Opening of Georgia Cyber Center’s Hull McKnight Building
July 11, 2018
U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen issued the following statement after attending the grand opening of the Georgia Cyber Center’s Hull McKnight Building in Augusta last night. The Hull McKnight building is the first of two buildings that will make up the more than $100 million cyber education and innovation complex located in the heart of downtown Augusta. “Last night’s grand opening of the Georgia Cyber Center’s Hull McKnight Building was a historic event for the city of Augusta, Georgia’s 12th dis... More
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Rep. Allen Applauds President Trump's SCOTUS Nominee
July 10, 2018
U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after President Trump nominated Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States to fill the seat vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement in June. “I applaud President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States last night. Judge Kavanagh has devoted his life to the service of others and has a proven track record of upholding the constitutio... More
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Tax Reform Making a Difference Where the Rubber Meets the Road
July 1, 2018
When Robin and I were 25, we took our hard-earned savings and started our own construction business. I’m sure my wife, Robin, would agree that it was tough growing a business while we raised our young family, but with a lot of hard work, we were able to follow our dream and successfully grow our own construction company. Under our old tax system, however, many small businesses had barriers to growth; the tax code was complex, burdensome and oftentimes a roadblock to success. It is hard enough to... More
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Allen, Raskin Introduce Amendment to Department of Defense Appropriations Act
June 28, 2018
WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6157, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, an annual piece of legislation that appropriates funds to the Department of Defense to ensure that our Armed Forces are fully equipped to meet the current threats to our nation by a vote of 359-49. U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) introduced a bipartisan amendment to H.R. 6157 with Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08). The amendment allocates $10,000,000 to the Defense POW (Prisoner... More
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Allen: We Need Solutions that Work for America
June 27, 2018
U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act, which failed in the House of Representatives today by a vote of 121-301. “I’ve said it before and I will say it again – I believe our immigration system is broken, but the legislation brought before the House today did not go far enough to address the significant issues we are facing at our borders,” said Congressman Allen. “Moving forward, we mu... More
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