Former U.S. Congressman Doug Barnard Jr. passed away on Thursday, January 11. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement in his honor: “Doug Barnard was truly a legend. He was a mentor, a friend and a statesman. He was always willing to work across the aisle to do what was best for the people of Augusta. Over the years I have sought his advice, and while he will always be remembered, he will be missed – not only by me, but by the entire Augusta community.” ###
President Donald J. Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation’s national convention yesterday before signing an Executive Order on streamlining and expediting requests to locate broadband facilities in rural America. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement: “In today’s world, broadband is not a luxury, but rather a necessity for folks to compete. Every time I travel the district, Georgians tell me why they need accessible and affordable rural broadband in the...
President Donald J. Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation’s national convention today, making him the first president to do so since President George H.W. Bush in the early 1990s. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement in support of President Trump’s remarks: “As a Representative from Georgia, where agriculture is the number one industry in both my district and my state, I am grateful for President Trump's fo...
Just days before Christmas, President Donald J. Trump has kept his promise to the American people to deliver comprehensive tax reform. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after President Trump signed H.R. 1, comprehensive tax reform, into law: "Promises made, promises kept - this has been the cornerstone of President Trump's first year in office. Together, we have kept our promise to the American people to deliver the first major tax reform legislation in more than...
Press ReleasesAllen Applauds Public Service Commission Decision on Plant Vogtle December 21, 2017
The Georgia Public Service Commission members voted unanimously to move forward with construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 today. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement: “I am proud to represent the 12th Congressional district of Georgia, where we are leading the way in America’s nuclear energy expansion. Employing nearly 6,000 people in my district and continuing our dominance in the global nuclear industry, the importance of the Plant Vogtle project cannot be...
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