Rep. Allen and Rep. Buck Reintroduce Bill to Defund 1619 Project Curriculum

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Rep. Rick Allen (R-Ga.) and Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) reintroduced the Saving American History Act, legislation that would ban federal funds from being used to teach the 1619 Project in K-12 schools or school districts. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.)reintroduced companion legislation in the Senate. “The 1619 Project aims to indoctrinate our students into believing that America is an evil country, and the...

Rep. Rick Allen Announces Community Office Hours for June

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U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (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. These of...

Rep. Allen: It's Time to Get Americans Back to Work

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) spoke on the House floor last night about the need to end federal supplemental unemployment benefits in order to get Americans back to work and our economy back on track. Congressman Allen’s remarks can be found below. Thanks to the success of Operation Warp Speed, we’ve been able to get millions of Americans vaccinated. Georgia has led the nation in COVID-19 eco...

Rep. Allen Stands With Israel

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Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) spoke on the House floor expressing strong support for Israel’s right to defend herself from attacks by Hamas terrorists. Congressman Allen’s remarks can be found below. I rise today to express my strong support for our vital ally, Israel. The recent rocket attacks launched by Hamas terrorists against innocent Israelis must be unequivocally condemned, and ...

Rep. Allen Announces 2021 Congressional Art Competition Winners

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today announced the winning artwork submissions from high school students in Georgia’s 12th District for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. The first place winner’s artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year, and the other winning pieces will be displayed in the offices of Congressman Allen. All submissions will be on display at the Westobou ...

Rep. Allen Statement on President Biden's Address to Congress

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) tonight released the following statement after President Joe Biden delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress: “Our nation is in desperate need of unity, which is something both Republicans and Democrats can agree upon. That’s why I’m incredibly disappointed that the Biden Administration’s actions – and inaction -- have been the polar opposite. Pr...

Rep. Allen Blasts Democrats' Partisan "Infrastructure" Package

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Yesterday, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) spoke on the House floor blasting Democrats for using their partisan infrastructure package as a vehicle to enact Green New Deal priorities. Congressman Allen’s remarks can be found below. Just yesterday the Squad and other Democrats reintroduced the socialist “Green New Deal.” This dangerous proposal costs over $90 trillion and will destroy thousands ...

Rep. Allen Congratulates 2021 Masters Champion Hideki Matsuyama

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Washington - Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) spoke on the House floor to congratulate 2021 Masters Champion Hideki Matsuyama and thank Chairman Ridley and members of the Augusta National for putting on a safe and memorable tournament this year. Congressman Allen’s remarks can be found below. During the first week of April, the world’s top golfers are invited to my hometown of Augusta, Ge...

Rep. Allen Sounds The Alarm On The Border Crisis

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today spoke on the House floor, sounding the alarm on the crisis along our southern border. The House is expected to vote on two Democrat bills (H.R. 6 and H.R. 1603) this evening that would grant mass amnesty to illegal immigrants. Congressman Allen’s remarks can be found below. There is an undeniable crisis along our southern border, and the most recent numbers...

Rep. Allen: Democrats Exploit Farmers' Needs In Effort to Grant Mass Amnesty

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, today released the following statement after opposing H.R. 1603, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act: “America’s farmers rely heavily on temporary agriculture workers - who obtain visas legally - to plant and harvest crops, and they’ve continued to face challenges and delays under current programs that are meant to h...

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