WASHINGTON (WRDW/WAGT) - On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Rick W. Allen, R-Augusta, testified before the House Armed Services Committee on proposals for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024.
The testimony came during a Member Day hearing.
The National Defense Authorization Act is historically bipartisan legislation that authorizes annual funding levels for the U.S. armed… Read more »
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted mostly along party lines in approving a Republican-backed immigration and border security bill that Democrats say won’t get any further than that.
Biden has vowed to veto the package if it lands on his desk, and Senate Leader Chuck Schumer said he has no interest in considering the legislation in his chamber.
Still, House Republicans made the… Read more »
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) - Two properties. One owner. Many shared alleged issues. We’re talking about Redwood Housing. They own Bon Air Apartments and Richmond Summit in Augusta. Now, we're hearing from Congressman Rick Allen in a one-on-one interview about his latest letter to HUD on Bon Air. This, as concerns about disrepair and safety continue emerging from both… Read more »
U.S. Rep. Rick Allen is not letting up on the issues at Bon Air Apartments, according to his May 5 letter to Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge.
"A housing issue of this magnitude will have no easy answers, but the Bon Air residents have waited far too long for owners and management to step up and address these critical issues," he wrote. "It is beyond… Read more »
The National Day of Prayer breakfast brought together a cross-section of the community Thursday, May 4 at First Baptist Church of Augusta.
U.S. Rep. Rick Allen traced the country’s origins to a religion of the persecuted that became the dominant faith under Roman Emperor Constantine. “What he realized is that these people would do anything to spread the word of Jesus Christ,” Allen… Read more »
Last week, House Republicans passed the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023 in what they are calling a “sensible solution to raise the debt ceiling into next year and avoid defaulting on our debt for the first time in U.S. history.”
The bill, which is 320 pages, addresses the ongoing ‘extraordinary measures’ being taken by Congress to meet financial obligations without raising the… Read more »
A comprehensive update to labor laws aimed at improving the national workforce landscape was recently proposed by congressional Republicans.
The Employee Rights Act, sponsored by Rep. Rick Allen (R-Ga.) in the U.S. House of Representatives and Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) in the Senate, responds to provisions tucked in the Democrat-led PRO Act. The sponsors argue their… Read more »
After touring the as-yet uncompleted fourth reactor at Plant Vogtle, U.S. Rep. Rick Allen, R-Augusta and U.S. House Energy, Climate and Grid Security Subcommittee Chair Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-South Carolina, had a message — the United States needs more Vogtles.
"I'll go back to Washington with Rick and we'll share with our colleagues on Energy and Commerce, what's happening here at Plant… Read more »
Published: Apr 24, 2023, 8:14 PM
U.S. Rep. Rick Allen, R-Georgia 12th District, has introduced legislation now known as the BARN Act, intended to improve farmers ability to hire guest workers from other countries, five times now, in five different sessions of Congress. He says this legislation should have a place in broader immigration… Read more »
by Cindy Morley | Apr 21, 2023
U.S. Rep. Rick Allen, R-GA, introduced the Employee Rights Act of 2023 this week – legislation that he says will modernize the nation’s labor policies to match the needs of the 21st century worker and workforce. Allen says this bill represents the “Republican vision for the future of the American workforce: promoting growth and innovation,… Read more »