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  • Allen Supports Hurricane Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement after supporting legislation to provide hurricane relief funds: “I am disappointed that the Senate did not take up a clean bill to provide emergency relief funds and instead forced the House to vote on a last minute deal that includes a continuing resolution and debt ceiling extension. Here we are, yet again, kicking the can down the road. President Trump and my colleagues in Congress must advance conservative federal spending ref... Read more

  • Allen Praises Trump on Timely Federal Emergency Declaration
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    President Trump issued an emergency declaration in Georgia today. This currently includes fourteen counties in Georgia’s 12th Congressional district, including: Appling, Bulloch, Burke, Camden, Candler, Coffee, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins, Jeff Davis, Screven, Tattnall, Toombs, and Treutlen counties. With this designation, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is authorized to provide federal resources, including direct Federal assistance. Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA-12) issued ... Read more

  • Allen Urges Constituents to Prepare for Hurricane Irma
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Governor Deal has expanded his emergency declaration to include fourteen counties in Georgia’s 12th Congressional District, following a recommendation from Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency. Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement in response to the expanded emergency declaration: “Today, Governor Deal expanded the State of Emergency Declaration to include Appling, Burke, Bulloch, Candler, Coffee, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins, Jeff Davis, S... Read more

  • Allen Statement on DACA Action
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “It is the job of Congress to write our laws, and President Obama’s DACA program was a clear example of executive overreach. I look forward to working with my colleagues in Congress to find a feasible permanent solution. I thank President Trump for keeping his promise to the American people to work with Congress on meaningful im... Read more

  • Allen Applauds Plant Vogtle Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on August 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA) released the following statement in support of the announcement that construction will be completed on Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4: "I am thankful for Georgia Power, Oglethorpe Power, MEAG Power and Dalton Utilities' continued investment in Plant Vogtle. More than 6,000 people in my district are employed by Plant Vogtle, where they are constructing two of the first new nuclear reactors in the United States in more than 30 years. "With today’s announcement, Georgia-12... Read more

  • ICYMI: Congressman Allen Holds Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on July 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) held a telephone town hall on Monday to answer questions from citizens who live in the 12th district of Georgia. Congressman Allen released the following statement today: “On Monday, I was able to connect with thousands of people from across the 12th district of Georgia on a telephone town hall. It was a pleasure to be able to give them an update on my work in Washington and to hear their questions. I was also able to ask poll questions to get a pulse of the d... Read more

  • Allen: My Number One Priority is Keeping America Safe
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act: “As a Member of Congress, my number one priority is keeping America safe. That is why I was so proud to vote for the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, providing unprecedented levels of support for our American Heroes and funds to build the wall and secure our borders. The safety and security of our great nation should never be compromised or put in... Read more

  • Allen Supports Critical Defense Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    The House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) today. The NDAA is an annual defense bill that authorizes defense spending and sets priorities for the U.S. military. This year’s NDAA will begin to rebuild America’s military after years of underfunding. Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement: “As a member of Congress, one of the most important votes I cast each year is for the NDAA. I am proud to support this critical l... Read more

  • Allen: The Law is the Law
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    The House of Representatives passed two key bills to crack down on illegal immigration. The No Sanctuary for Criminals Act combats sanctuary policies that shield unlawful and criminal immigrants from federal immigration enforcement. Kate’s Law increases mandatory penalties for aliens who illegally re-enter the United States. The bills passed today are named for Sarah Root, Grant Ronnebeck and Kate Steinle; innocent Americans who lost their lives due to dangerous sanctuary city policies. Congress... Read more

  • ICYMI: Congressman Allen Holds Senior Citizen Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) held a telephone town hall on Friday to answer questions from senior citizens who live in the 12th district of Georgia. Congressman Allen released the following statement today: “Last Friday, I was able to connect with thousands of seniors from across the 12th district of Georgia on a telephone town hall. It was a pleasure to be able to give them an update on my work in Washington and to hear their questions. I was also able to ask poll questions to get a puls... Read more