Rep. Allen Announces 2022 Congressional Art Competition Winners

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AUGUSTA - Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) recognized the winners of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition during a special reception at the Westobou Gallery in Augusta on Friday. Members of Congress sponsor this competition each spring, challenging students from across the nation to produce an original artwork depicting life in their home district. This year's competition drew participants fro...

Rep. Allen Honors Law Enforcement During National Police Week

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Washington - Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) and several House Republicans spoke during a press conference to recognize law enforcement officers during National Police Week. Congressman Allen (center) speaks in honor of National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week honors law enforcement personnel, paying special tribute to the officers...

Rep. Allen on Energy Crisis: Solution Is "Right Here Under Our Feet"

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Washington - Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) spoke on the House Floor about the record-high cost of gasoline, tearing into the Biden administration for its destructive and short-sighted energy policies which have sent the cost of energy skyrocketing. (Click to view video.) Congressman Allen's remarks followed reports that the Biden administration recently canceled drilling leases in Alas...

Rep. Allen Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Washington -Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen's (GA-12) office released the following statement: "Last night, Congressman Allen tested positive for coronavirus on a PCR test during a pre-travel screening for a planned trip overseas. He is isolating, has no symptoms, and is feeling well." ###

Reps. Allen, Loudermilk Lead Letter to GA Dept. of Education on Woke School Curriculium

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Washington - Today, Congressmen Rick W. Allen (GA-12) and Barry Loudermilk (GA-11) led Georgia's Republican Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to State School Superintendent Richard Woods, voicing their concerns over the use of politically-motivated lesson plans in one of Georgia's largest public school systems. In the letter, the members describe how Atlanta Public Schools utilized les...

Rep. Allen Recognizes Masters Champion Scottie Scheffler on House Floor

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Washington - Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) took to the House Floor to formally recognize Scottie Scheffler and congratulate him for winning the 2022 Masters Tournament. (Click to view video) One of the four major tournaments in professional golf, the Masters was founded in 1934 by legendary amateur golfer Bobby Jones. The invitational tournament is held every April at Augusta National ...

Rep. Allen Hosts GA-12 Youth Leadership Summit in Statesboro

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STATESBORO - Yesterday, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) convened district leaders in business, athletics, and public service to speak with a group of area high school students during his 2022 GA-12 Youth Leadership Summit. The event, held every two years, brings young people and adults together to talk about the meaning of leadership, offering students a chance to hear the success stories of va...

Rep. Allen Calls for HUD to Investigate Living Conditions at Bon Air Apartments

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Washington - Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) sent a letter to Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge to request an investigation into the management and living conditions of the Bon Air apartment complex on Walton Way in Augusta. The request comes after inspectors with the Richmond County Fire Department recently found 19 separate code violations during a...

Rep. Allen Issues Statement on March Inflation Numbers

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Washington - Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after the Labor Department updated its monthly inflation statistics: "President Biden's reckless spending and anti-energy agenda are driving prices higher across the board. With annual inflation now at 8.5 percent, the American people are paying more for everything from gas to groceries while the president stil...

Allen, Stefanik, Steel, Letlow Introduce Bill to Validate Workers' Skills

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Washington - Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA), along with his House Education and Labor Committee colleagues, Representatives Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Michelle Steel (R-CA), and Julia Letlow (R-LA), introduced the Validate Prior Learning to Accelerate Employment Act. This legislation will accelerate job seekers’ return to and advancement in the workforce by more effectively identifying and validating t...

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