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  • Reps. Allen and Hice Reflect on World War II Veterans’ Appreciation Event
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) and Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) yesterday hosted a World War II veterans’ appreciation event featuring a documentary about the Honor Flight program, a non-profit organization that transports veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect on their service at their respective memorials. In attendance were World War II veterans, family members of veterans, Grovetown High School JROTC members, local school officials, and representatives from the Georgia Wa... Read more

  • Sweeping Opioid Legislation Signed Into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on October 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) released the following statement today after President Trump signed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, into law. H.R. 6, which passed in the House with Congressman Allen’s support, is comprehensive, bipartisan legislation aimed at addressing the opioid epidemic and marks the most significant congressional effort against a single drug crisis in history. “In too many families, in too many neighborhoods, and in too many communities through... Read more

  • U.S. Congressmen Rick W. Allen and Jody Hice to Honor World War II Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on October 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressmen Rick W. Allen (GA-12) and Jody Hice (GA-10) will host a veterans’ appreciation event featuring a documentary about the Honor Flight program, a non-profit organization that transports our World War II heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect on their service at their respective memorials. The event will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 1st at Grovetown High School, where the Congressmen will present certificates of special recognition to local veterans for their... Read more

  • GA Delegation Requests Expedited Emergency Declaration Approval for Counties in Georgia
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Late yesterday, all sixteen Members of the Georgia Congressional Delegation sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting expedited emergency resources to aid counties in Georgia expected to be impacted by Hurricane Michael. Earlier this morning, Hurricane Michael was upgraded to a Category 4 storm and is expected to bring damaging winds, rain, and flooding throughout the Southeast. Yesterday, based on the latest forecast for Hurricane Michael and acting on a recommendation from Georgia Eme... Read more

  • Allen: "In my District, the Small Businesses are Back"
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) spoke on the House floor today in support of “Tax Reform 2.0,” a three bill package intended to build upon the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that was signed into law in December of 2017. Congressman Allen voted in support of "Tax Reform 2.0," legislation which includes H.R. 6760, the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act, H.R. 6757, the Family Savings Act, and H.R. 6756, the American Innovation Act. Thank you, Mr. Speaker, and thank you Mr. Chairman f... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Confident In Future of Units 3 and 4 at Plant Vogtle
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) issued the following statement today after Georgia Power, Oglethorpe Power, MEAG Power, and Dalton Utilities, the four co-owners of the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project, successfully reached an agreement to continue the construction of two of the first new nuclear reactors in the United States in more than 30 years. “I applaud Georgia Power, Oglethorpe Power, MEAG Power, and Dalton Utilities for reaching an agreement to continue with the constructio... Read more

  • House Passes Bill Funding Georgia-12 Priorities
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed the conference report to H.R. 5895, an essential spending package for Fiscal Year 2019 that funds portions of the government, including Energy and Water Development, the Legislative Branch, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs. This bill will now head to the President’s desk to be signed into law. “Since being elected to Congress, I have long advocated for ... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Attends First Meeting of 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after attending and delivering his opening statement at the first public meeting of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee. Congressman Allen was selected as one of two Republican conferees to represent the House Education and Workforce Committee, one committee of jurisdiction, during the conference process on the 2018 Farm Bill. “Yesterday’s meeting of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee was about members ... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Votes to Address Student Loan Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) voted in support of H.R. 1635, the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act, today, which passed in the House by a vote of 406-4. H.R. 1635 ensures that federal student aid recipients receive annual counseling and detailed loan information to assist them in making sound financial decisions when it comes to borrowing and repaying student loans. Congressman Allen offered an amendment to the bill that would allow institutions to provide ... Read more

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Rick Allen Announces Community Office Hours for September
    Posted in Press Releases on August 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga-12) announced today that his staff will be holding Community Office Hours across the 12th district during the month of September. These office hours offer the opportunity for constituents to receive personal assistance from Congressman Allen’s office in their local communities. There will be no formal presentation nor will Congressman Allen be in attendance. The office hours are about one-on-one visits between staff and GA-12 constituents. Staff will be availabl... Read more

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