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  • 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

  • Rep. Rick Allen To Host Georgia's 12th District Fall Academy Day
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    AUGUSTA, GA – U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) announced today that he will be hosting Georgia’s 12th District Fall Academy Day on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Congressman Allen stated, “As many young people begin thinking about their future, I am honored to host an Academy Day for Georgia-12 constituents who are interested in attending one of our five service academies. This great event offers a special opportunity for young men and women from Georgia’s 12th... Read more

  • Rep. Allen To Hold Veterans Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on August 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) announced today that he will be hosting a town hall specifically for veterans on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the Emanuel County Veterans Center. This town hall is designed specifically to address the needs of veterans living in Georgia’s 12th district. Veterans will hear from Congressman Allen and have the opportunity to visit with him and members of his staff. They will also be able to receive assistance with casework or federal ... Read more

  • Rep. Allen To Host "Coffee with the Congressman"
    Posted in Press Releases on August 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) invites constituents from Toombs and Tattnall Counties to join him for “Coffee with the Congressman” on Wednesday, August 15 at 7:15am in Lyons, Georgia or on Thursday, August 16 at 8:00am in Glennville, Georgia. This event provides an opportunity for constituents to speak personally with Congressman Allen and ask questions regarding issues at the federal level and legislation before Congress. “Hearing from folks in their local communities is critical to ... Read more

  • President Trump Signs NDAA Into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on August 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump signed the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law today. The NDAA is an annual piece of legislation that authorizes defense spending and sets priorities for the U.S. military. “President Trump today reaffirmed his commitment to our nation’s bravest when he signed the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act into law. This year’s NDAA provides a well-deserve... Read more

  • Career and Technical Education Legislation Now the Law of the Land
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump signed H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act into law today. Congressman Allen, a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, played an integral role in writing, marking up, and passing the legislation in the House, and attended the signing ceremony at the White House today. “As a small business owner in the construction industry for over ... Read more

  • ICYMI: Congressman Allen Holds Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) held a telephone town hall on Monday to answer questions from residents of Georgia's 12th District. Congressman Allen gave an update on important issues facing our nation such as tax reform and our booming economy, healthcare, funding our military, veterans care, and Congress' efforts to combat the opioid crisis. For those who were unable to participate in the call, here are some of the highlights: Jimmy from Martinez asked what Congress is doing to help stude... Read more

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