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  • Rep. Allen Speaks on House Floor in Support of Border Security
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    Yesterday evening, U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) participated in a special order on the House floor, hosted by Rep. Vicky Hartzler (MO-04), to highlight the significance of properly securing our southern border. Thank you Representative Hartzler for your efforts in organizing this special order this evening as we continue to fight for the safety and security of our fellow Americans. I want to highlight “safety and security” because that is our number one role in this country. Madam Sp... Read more

  • Allen Statement on Start of the 116th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement today after the House of Representatives convened to officially mark the start of the first legislative session of the 116th Congress. Congressman Allen was sworn in this afternoon, beginning his third term as the Representative for Georgia’s 12th Congressional District. “I am deeply humbled and grateful for the opportunity to continue representing the great people of Georgia’s 12th district in the People’s House,” said Cong... Read more

  • Criminal Justice Reform Bill Heads to the President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed S. 756, the legislative vehicle for the First Step Act, by a vote of 358-36, with Congressman Allen’s support. The First Step Act is a bipartisan overhaul of our federal criminal justice system that will better support prisoners in their effort to return to society, find gainful employment, and reduce recidivism. Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate passed the measure with bipa... Read more

  • President Trump Signs 2018 Farm Bill into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement today after attending the White House signing ceremony for the 2018 Farm Bill. Congressman Allen played an integral role in drafting this legislation as a member of the House Agriculture Committee, as well as working closely with members of the House and Senate to finalize the Conference Report after being selected as a member of the Farm Bill Conference Committee. Last week, the House of Representatives and U.S. Senate both... Read more

  • Allen Legislation to Rename Statesboro VA Clinic Signed Into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on December 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump signed H.R. 3946 into law, legislation sponsored by Congressman Allen to rename the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community-based outpatient clinic in Statesboro, Georgia, the “Ray Hendrix Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic.” “Sergeant Major Ray Hendrix committed his life to serving our nation and defending the freedoms that we, as Americans, are so blessed to have,” said Congressman Ric... Read more

  • Allen: “This Farm Bill is About Securing a Brighter Future for Rural America”
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    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. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, better known as the farm bill. In July, Congressman Allen was selected as one of two conferees to represent the House Education and Workforce Committee during the farm bill conference process, where he worked closely with members of the House and Senate to finalize the Conference Report, which passed in... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Applauds EPA Announcement on WOTUS Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement today after the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement to significantly scale back the definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS). In 2015, under the Obama Administration, the EPA finalized a joint rule with the Army Corps of Engineers to expand the definition of WOTUS under the Clean Water Act, broadening the federal government’s regulatory authority of virtually any place where water flows across the... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Participates in Special Order to Celebrate National Bible Week
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Earlier this week, U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) participated in a Special Order on the House floor in recognition of National Bible Week. In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt first declared National Bible Week during the week of Thanksgiving to encourage individuals to read and study the Bible. The special order, organized by Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05), included thirteen members of Congress as they reflected on what the Bible has contributed to their individual... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Announces Community Office Hours for December
    Posted in Press Releases on November 27, 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 December. 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 Georgia-12 constituents. Staff will be ava... Read more

  • 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

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