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  • Rep. Allen Statement on Impeachment
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today released the following statement after opposing impeachment: "What we saw last week was an assault on our democracy, and that tragic day has highlighted the urgent need for leaders on both sides of the aisle to end the extreme rhetoric and come together to help unite our country. The attack should never have happened, and we must launch a full investigation into the security failure so that we can take appropriate action. However, my Democratic colleagues ... Read more

  • 37 Republican Members Release Statement Ahead of Electoral College Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON — 37 Republican members of Congress today issued the following statement in advance of the joint session of Congress at 1:00 p.m. today. *** In the joint session of Congress today, we will vote to sustain objections to slates of electors submitted by states we believe clearly violated the Constitution in the presidential election of 2020. This is our solemn duty, and our position on this threshold legal question has been widely known and published for weeks. On December 10, 2020, we ... Read more

  • Rep. Allen: Relief Is On The Way
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) today released the following statement after voting in support of the Bipartisan-Bicameral Omnibus & COVID Relief Deal: “After months of unnecessary delay from Congressional Democrats who put partisan, presidential politics over the American people, COVID-19 relief is finally on its way to workers and families. “As our nation continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic and Americans are hurting by no fault of their own, I continue to prioritize targeted... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Votes For Critical Defense Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on December 8, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) today voted in support of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report. The NDAA is the annual bill that authorizes defense spending and sets priorities for America’s military. “Passing today’s bill fulfills our greatest responsibility – supporting our military,” said Congressman Allen. “Every year, Congress is tasked with ensuring our men and women in uniform have the resources needed to keep Americans safe. This legislatio... Read more

  • Congressman Allen Tests Positive for Coronavirus
    Posted in Press Releases on November 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today released the following statement after testing positive for COVID-19: "I have been undergoing regular COVID-19 testing and learned today that I have tested positive for COVID-19. I do not have any symptoms and will continue to work on behalf of the 12th District from home as I quarantine." ### Read more

  • Allen Statement on New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam Court Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on November 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, the United States District Court for South Carolina ordered in favor of the State of South Carolina and the City of Augusta in the case against the Savannah District Army Corps of Engineers regarding their proposed plan to remove the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam and move forward with a rock weir that would not maintain the current pool of water. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today released the following statement: "This ruling states what I've been saying all along: Maintaining... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Opposes Rollback of Trump-Established Apprenticeship Program
    Posted in Press Releases on November 19, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) spoke during debate on the House floor in opposition to H.R. 8294, partisan legislation that would rollback the apprenticeship program established and championed by President Trump, instead opting for a one-size-fits-all federal registered apprenticeship system that imposes more bureaucratic red tape and requirements. Congressman Allen’s remarks can be found below. I rise today in strong opposition to H.R. 8294. I come from the construction industry, whic... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Opposes Massive Partisan Energy Package; Supports Nuclear Energy
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12), Nuclear Energy Lead on the House GOP Energy Action Team, spoke yesterday during debate on the House floor in opposition to H.R. 4447, the Democrats’ massive 900-page energy bill that would authorize more than $135 billion in spending on radical Green New Deal priorities at the expense of others, like nuclear energy. Today, the House passed H.R. 4447 by a vote of 220 to 185. Congressman Allen’s remarks can be found below. I’m disappointed that during National C... Read more

  • Reps. Allen and Buck to Defund Historically Inaccurate 1619 Project Curriculum
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Rick Allen (R-Ga.) and Ken Buck (R-Colo.) introduced The Saving American History Act, a bill that would prohibit federal funds from being used to teach the New York Times’ historically inaccurate 1619 Project in K-12 schools or school districts. This bill serves as companion legislation to Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.)’s Senate version, originally introduced in July. This bill would not impact federal funds to assist low-income or special-needs students. Congressman Rick Allen ... Read more

  • Congressman Allen Attends U.S. Army Cyber Command Dedication Ceremony
    Posted in Press Releases on September 3, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today released the following statement after attending the dedication ceremony of U.S. Army Cyber Command Fortitude Hall Building at Fort Gordon: “Today’s ceremony was a culmination of years of hard work, and it was an honor to witness the historic dedication of U.S. Army Cyber Command’s Headquarters, signaling the official arrival of ARCYBER to Fort Gordon. In preparing for the move of Army Cyber, I had the privilege of working with Fort Gordon to secure critic... Read more

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