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  • Rep. Allen Announces 2020 Congressional Art Competition Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today announced the winning artwork submissions from high school students in Georgia’s 12th District for the 2020 Congressional Art Competition. The first place winner’s artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year, and all other winning pieces will be displayed in the offices of Congressman Allen. “Congratulations to our winners and a special thank you to all of the talented students who entered this year’s competition,” said Congressman Allen. “I... Read more

  • Rep. Allen: Pelosi's Partisan Wish List Exploits Coronavirus Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today released the following statement after opposing Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Socialist Wish List Act: “It’s become clear why Speaker Pelosi has refused to call the House back in session to negotiate a next phase of coronavirus legislation; she wants to exploit the COVID-19 crisis and use it as an opportunity to fund Democrats’ socialist agenda. “This 1,800-page bill would cost Americans $3 trillion and is nothing more than a partisan wish list. Pelosi craf... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Supports Relief For Small Businesses, Hospitals
    Posted in Press Releases on April 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today released the following statement after the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act passed in the House of Representatives: “As a small business owner for over 40 years, I understand employers are facing tough decisions as they prioritize the health and safety of their workforce while also trying to maintain payroll and overhead costs. This is why I have fought to increase funding for the Paycheck Protection Program. This program wa... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Announces Changes to Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on April 9, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) announced changes to the 2020 High School Congressional Art Competition due to the coronavirus outbreak. Congressman Allen has asked students and teachers to submit high resolution photos of any art that they would like to enter into the competition to his office via email. He has also extended the deadline for submissions to Friday, May 15, 2020. “While there is a lot of uncertainty due to the coronavirus, one thing remains: The Congressional Art Co... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Statement on the CARES Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today released the following statement after the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed in the House of Representatives: “While the bill was far from perfect, our nation is in the middle of an unprecedented crisis. The coronavirus pandemic is impacting every facet of our lives and demands a robust federal response. The CARES Act will provide much-needed relief by delivering $2 trillion in financial aid to individuals, businesses, ... Read more

  • Update on Rep. Allen's Office Operations
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2020 | Preview rr

    Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, the offices of U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) will modify operating procedures until further notice. The Washington, D.C. office will be closed, with congressional staff teleworking during normal business hours. All district offices will remain open with the same hours; however, out of an abundance of caution, due to COVID-19, will not be accepting visitors in the office until further notice. Constituents in need of assistance during this time are enco... Read more

  • Rep. Allen: Victims of Sanctuary Cities Deserve Justice
    Posted in Press Releases on March 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) spoke during a special order on the House floor in support of the Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act. Congressman Allen’s remarks can be found below. Thank you, Congressman Ted Budd for calling this special order and for introducing the Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act. One of my top priorities is to secure our border and restore the rule of law in our immigration system. We are one of the most blessed nations on the face of the E... Read more

  • Rep. Allen: Banning Flavored Tobacco is Textbook Example of Federal Overreach
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today spoke during debate on the House floor in opposition to the Flavored Tobacco Ban and Excise Tax Increase Act. The House passed the legislation 213 to 195. Congressman Allen’s remarks can be found below. We can all agree that the current youth vaping trend is cause for concern and we must evaluate strategies to prevent young people from using e-cigarettes and tobacco products. This bill does nothing to address the youth vaping epidemic or the use of illicit... Read more

  • Congressman Allen Testifies on New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) testified before the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee during a Member Day Hearing on proposals for the Water Resources Development Act. The Water Resources Development Act is a biennial piece of legislation that authorizes water projects throughout the nation. In his testimony, Congressman Allen highlighted the issues Augusta has experienced with the Corps of Engineers regarding the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam. Congressman Allen’s writt... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Announces 2020 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) announced the 2020 High School Congressional Art Competition. Every year, Members of the U.S. House of Representatives sponsor a nation-wide high school arts competition. This contest is open to all high school students (9th – 12th grade) in Georgia’s 12th district. The winning piece will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol, and its student artist will receive an invitation to travel to Washington D.C. to attend the national winners’ recept... Read more

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