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  • Georgia Congressmen Introduce Resolution Recognizing 50th Anniversary of Dental College of Georgia
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12), along with Congressmen Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02) and Drew Ferguson (R-GA-03), released the following statement today after introducing H. Res. 247, a resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. “For fifty years, the Dental College of Georgia has successfully educated and prepared students from all walks of life to enter the dental profession and provide a valuable service to their communities,” said ... Read more

  • Congressmen Allen and Wilson to Hold Joint Press Conference on Lock and Dam
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressmen Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) and Joe Wilson (R-SC-02) announced today that they would be holding a press conference on Thursday, March 21, 2019 to encourage members of the community to attend the public comment hearing, hosted by the cities of Augusta and North Augusta, on the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam. The hearing will be held at the Augusta Commission Chamber on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. “Simply put, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ recommended plan to replace the New Savannah B... Read more

  • Congressman Allen Announces 2019 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on March 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) announced the 2019 High School Congressional Art Competition. Each Spring, Members of the U.S. House of Representatives sponsor a nation-wide high school arts competition, better known as the “Artistic Discovery Competition.” This contest is open to all high school students (9th – 12th grade) in Georgia’s 12th district and provides an opportunity to recognize and encourage artistic talent throughout the nation. The winning artwork will be displayed... Read more

  • ICYMI: Congressman Allen Holds Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) held a telephone town hall last night to answer questions from residents of Georgia's 12th District. Congressman Allen gave an update on Women’s History Month and President Trump’s efforts to empower women around the world, some of the harmful legislation that Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats are pushing under a new majority in the House, his work on the House Education and Labor Committee, efforts to protect the sanctity of life, and much more. For those wh... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen to Host Georgia Free File Event
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) announced today that he will be hosting a public briefing on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. to highlight the federal and Georgia Free File programs that provide free state income tax preparation and e-filing services to lower and moderate income taxpayers. “Free File is a great example of how government, the private sector and community groups can work together to provide an important service to the people,” said Congressman Allen. “Filing your ta... Read more

  • Allen: "This Legislation is Not Reform for the Better, and it is Not for the People"
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) yesterday spoke out on the House floor against H.R. 1, legislation deceitfully known as the "For the People Act," which passed the House of Representatives today by a vote of 234-193, along party lines. Excerpts from Congressman Allen's speech can be found below. When Republicans were in the majority, we reserved H.R. 1 for legislation that actually benefitted the American people by putting more money in their pockets, growing the economy through the hist... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Votes to Uphold the Second Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives voted on H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, which would require universal background checks on all firearm sales or transfers, even temporary transfers of possession, and would require a federally licensed firearm dealer to facilitate. Under current law, background checks are already required on every commercial gun purchase in America. “While many are quick to say we nee... Read more

  • Allen Statement on Democrats’ Vote to Block National Emergency
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen issued the following statement today after the House of Representatives voted on H. J. Res. 46, legislation terminating the national emergency declared by President Trump on February 15, 2019. “President Trump has made it abundantly clear that effectively securing our border and ensuring the safety and security of our great nation remains paramount, and I stand behind his decision to use his Constitutional authority as President to declare this national emergency,”... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Announces Community Office Hours for March
    Posted in Press Releases on February 22, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) announced today that his staff will be holding Community Office Hours across the 12th district during the month of March. 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

  • Rep. Rick Allen Announces 2019 Summer Internship Program
    Posted in Press Releases on February 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) today announced his 2019 Summer Internship Program for his Washington D.C. and district offices. Applications must be submitted online at Allen.house.gov/forms/internships by March 15, with phone interviews to follow. The internships will be split into two six-week sessions, May 13 - June 21 and June 24 - August 2. Our Summer Internship Program offers the opportunity for high school graduates and young professionals to learn firsthand how the U.S. governm... Read more

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