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Allen Votes to Bolster Skilled Workforce
June 22, 2017
The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act passed the House of Representatives by voice vote today. Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA-12) cosponsored this important bipartisan legislation. As a member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, Congressman Allen spoke in support of the legislation on the House floor earlier today: “I rise in support of H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education Act for the 21st Century. “Last week, President Tr... More
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House Passes Critical Nuclear Production Tax Credit Legislation
June 20, 2017
The House voted unanimously to restore Congress’ original intent for the Nuclear Production Tax Credit by passing H.R. 1551 today. This legislation will modify the Nuclear Production Tax Credit to extend the 2020 sunset date until the reactors are up and running. The modification of this tax credit will not cost any additional taxpayer funds, but will signal to the rest of the world that America is leading the way in nuclear production. This is particularly important in the 12th District of Geor... More
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Allen Statement on Congressional Shooting
June 14, 2017
Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement in reaction to this morning’s shooting at the Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, VA: “My thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by this morning’s senseless shooting at the Congressional baseball practice. As we continue to learn more about these events I hope everyone in Georgia-12 will join me in praying for a speedy recovery for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Zachary Barth, Matt Mika, Special Agent David... More
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Allen Votes for VA Accountability
June 13, 2017
U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA-12) voted in favor of S. 1094, the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 today. This legislation will give America’s veterans the quality medical care they deserve by holding bad actors at the VA accountable. Congressman Allen issued the following statement: “Americans have heard far too many stories about the failures at the Department of Veterans Affairs in the past few years, and there are many VA employees who... More
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Allen Supports Economic Growth for All and Bank Bailouts for None
June 8, 2017
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act by a vote of 233-186 today. Sponsored by House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX-5), the bill title stands for Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs. Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement in support of the Financial CHOICE Act: “In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, House Democrats, under the leadership of Speaker Pelosi, made empt... More
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