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  • Rep. Allen Speaks on House Bills to Combat the Opioid Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) spoke on the House floor today as the House of Representatives begins consideration of a host of opioid-related bills to combat the opioid crisis that is currently plaguing communities all across the nation. “In America today, in every state, in too many families, there is a profound sense of pain, loss, and suffering caused by the horrendous opioid crisis. And unfortunately, my home state of Georgia is not immune to this growing epidemic. Ma... Read more

  • Rep. Rick W. Allen Supports Critical Funding for Georgia-12
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5895 last week, a critical spending package for Fiscal Year 2019 that appropriates funds for Energy and Water Development, the Legislative Branch, and Military Construction/Veterans Affairs. “Last week’s passage of the first three spending bills for Fiscal Year 2019 was a huge win for the people of Georgia’s 12th Congressional District - and a step in the right direction to getting our ap... Read more

  • ICYMI: Congressman Allen Holds Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) held a telephone town hall last week 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, funding our military, deregulation efforts, and President Trump’s first five hundred days in office. For those who were unable to participate in the call, here are some of the highlights: Linda from Grovetown asked what Congress is doing to help students with ... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Votes to Cut Wasteful Government Spending
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3, the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act, a rescission package proposed by President Donald Trump to cut nearly $15 billion dollars in wasteful government spending. “Working my way through college, I learned the value of a dollar, and as a businessman and family man, I learned the importance of balancing a budget. For too many politicians in Washington, the... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Reaffirms Commitment to America’s Bravest
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5515, the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) today by a bipartisan vote of 351-66. The NDAA is an annual piece of legislation that authorizes defense spending and sets priorities for the U.S. military. “It is Congress’ constitutional obligation to provide for the common defense, and with today’s passage of the National Defense Authorization Act, we have... Read more

  • Dodd-Frank Rollback Bill Headed to President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, legislation that rolls back harmful regulations of the Dodd-Frank Act on small and mid-size banks. The bill will now be sent to the President’s desk for signature. “Today is an exciting day for our financial sector and our local community banks as we eliminate some of the harmful regulations imposed by the Dodd-Frank... Read more

  • Allen Legislation to Rename Statesboro VA Clinic Passes in the House
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3946, legislation sponsored by Congressman Allen to rename the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community-based outpatient clinic in Statesboro, Georgia, the “Ray Hendrix Veterans Clinic.” The bill was voted on this afternoon under a suspension of the rules and passed with unanimous support. “With today’s successful passage of H.R. 3946, renaming the Statesboro VA Clinic afte... Read more

  • Allen: Today is a Tough Day Not Only for the American Farmer, but for America
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, better known as the Farm Bill, failed to garner the necessary support on the House floor today. As a member of the House Agriculture Committee, Congressman Allen played an integral role in writing and marking up the legislation in the committee process before the bill was brought to the House floor for a full vote by the House of Representatives. “Today is a tough day ... Read more

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Rick Allen Announces Community Office Hours for June
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 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 June. 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 available to ... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Addresses Department of Energy’s Decision to Repurpose MOX Facility
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry executed a waiver to conclude construction of the Mixed-Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX) at Savannah River Site. Additionally, the National Nuclear Security Administration recommended repurposing the current MOX facility at Savannah River Site to produce plutonium pits, while also maximizing pit production activities at Los Alamos National Laboratory. “I still believe that... Read more

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