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  • Allen Applauds Healthcare Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement after President Trump signed an Executive Order promoting healthcare choice and competition across the United States: “I applaud President Trump's action to improve access, increase choices and lower costs of healthcare today. The healthcare debate is far from over, and while this is a step in the right direction, Congressional Republicans are still dedicated to codifying a permanent solution to the Obamacare nightmare into law... Read more

  • Allen Supports Building a Better America Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget today. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement in response to passage of the Building a Better America budget: “In the real world, if you don’t balance your budget, you go out of business. Our country has been heading down a dangerous path for the past decade—but we can make a change to get back on track for future generations. “That’s why I was proud to vote for the House Budget Committee’s budget ... Read more

  • Our Nation Can and Must Protect the Most Vulnerable Among Us
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    The House of Representatives passed H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act today. This legislation will protect unborn children from abortion at 20 weeks, when it is scientifically proven that unborn babies feel pain. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) cosponsored this legislation, and spoke in support of the bill on the House Floor: “I rise today to urge my colleagues to support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. We have a responsibility to defend the most vulnerable ... Read more

  • Allen Thanks Secretary Perry for Renewed Commitment to Plant Vogtle
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement in response to U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry’s announcement that they will offer conditional commitments for up to$3.7 billion in loan guarantees to Plant Vogtle owners: “Georgia’s 12th Congressional district and Plant Vogtle are at the forefront of nuclear energy expansion, where they are constructing two of the first new nuclear reactors in the United States in more than 30 years. I extend my deepest gratitude to Secret... Read more

  • ICYMI: Congressman Allen Holds Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 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 in the district and to hear their questions. I was also able to ask poll questions to ... Read more

  • Allen: Unified Tax Reform Framework will Protect the American Dream
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement in response to release of the unified framework for fixing our broken tax code: “It has been over 30 years since our broken tax code was last reformed, but today, President Trump and the Republican Congress laid out a tax framework that will provide relief for hard-working Americans and jumpstart our economy. Bold reforms will increase paychecks, grow local businesses, and expand our economy in ways that we have not seen in a l... Read more

  • Upcoming Congressional Art Competition Deadline
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Each year the United States House of Representatives sponsors a Congressional Art Competition for high school students. The “Artistic Discovery Competition” began in 1982 to provide an opportunity for members of Congress to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of their young constituents. Since then, over 650,000 high school students have been involved with the nationwide competition. For more information and official rules please visit https://allen.house.gov/constituent-services/arts-c... Read more

  • 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