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  • Allen, Hice Secure Full Funding for Cyber Instructional Facility at Fort Gordon
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressmen Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) and Jody Hice (R-GA-10) issued the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan, en bloc amendment package to H.R. 3055, a Fiscal Year 2020 “minibus,” which included an amendment sponsored by both Representatives. Allen and Hice introduced the amendment to the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs division of the bill – which increases the funding level to fulfill the President’s budget request for constructio... Read more

  • Allen Offers Amendment to Fiscal Year 2020 Spending Package
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Earlier this week, the House of Representatives began consideration of H.R. 2740, a Fiscal Year 2020 spending package for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State and Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development. U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) offered an amendment to H.R. 2740 to reduce State and Foreign Operations spending by one percent, which will be taken up for a vote next week. Excerpts from Congressman Allen’s remarks on the House fl... Read more

  • President Trump Signs Disaster Relief Package into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) issued the following statement today after President Trump signed H.R. 2157, the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, into law – providing critical funding for farmers and ranchers who suffered devastating losses due to natural disasters, including Hurricane Michael and the 2017 late season freeze to blueberry and peach crops in rural Georgia. “I applaud President Trump for reaffirming his commitment to rural America today by si... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Hosts Signing Ceremony for Individuals Accepted to U.S. Service Academies
    Posted in Press Releases on May 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) issued the following statement after hosting a Service Academy Signing Ceremony yesterday for three young men from Georgia’s 12th district who received and accepted an offer of appointment to one of our nation’s Military Service Academies. Each year, Congressman Allen nominates a limited number of young people to attend four of our nation’s five Service Academies. Accepting an appointment obligates the appointees to commit and serve in the military for a ... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Announces Community Office Hours for June
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 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 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 Georgia-12 constituents. Staff will be avai... Read more

  • ICYMI: Congressman Allen Holds Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) held a telephone town hall Tuesday night to answer questions from residents of Georgia's 12th District. Congressman Allen gave an update on our booming economy, disaster relief for farmers in Georgia's 12th district, his work on the House Education and Labor Committee, actions taken to address opioid addiction and lower the costs of prescription drugs, as well as the mutually beneficial relationship between the United States and Israel. For those who were unab... Read more

  • Allen Votes to Provide Critical Disaster Relief for Rural Georgia
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) issued the following statement today after voting in support of H.R. 2157, the Supplemental Appropriations Act, which would provide critical disaster relief funding for farmers and ranchers who suffered devastating losses due to natural disasters, including Hurricane Michael and the 2017 freeze to blueberry and peach crops. H.R. 2157 passed in the House today by a vote of 257-150. “When Hurricane Michael ripped through the Southeastern region of the Unite... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Announces Winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on May 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) hosted a reception in Augusta, Georgia to recognize the artwork submissions from high school students in Georgia’s 12th district for the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. During the reception, Congressman Allen announced and presented awards to this year’s first place winner, first runner up, second runner up, third runner up, and the “People’s Choice Award” winner. The first place winner’s artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol for one year, and a... Read more

  • Reps. Allen and Lieu Introduce Bipartisan Resolution in Support of U.S.-Israel Economic Relationship
    Posted in Press Releases on April 22, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) and Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) introduced a resolution reaffirming the importance of the U.S.’s economic relationship with Israel. The resolution highlights the many ways U.S.-Israel economic cooperation has benefited both countries, including encouraging technological innovation and scientific advancement. Upon introduction, Rep. Allen said: “I am proud to join Congressman Lieu today as we work in a bipartisan manner to introduce H.... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Asks for a Vote on Legislation Protecting Life
    Posted in Press Releases on March 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Yesterday evening, U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12), on the House floor, asked Democratic leadership for unanimous consent for the full House of Representatives to consider H.R. 962, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, of which Congressman Allen is an original cosponsor. This legislation would require any health care practitioner present at the time a child is born alive after an attempted abortion to provide the same care that they would for any other child. T... Read more

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