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  • Rep. Allen's Statement on Farm Bill Markup
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen issued the following statement after he and his colleagues concluded the markup process and passed the 2018 Farm Bill, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, out of the House Agriculture Committee. Farm bill reauthorization only occurs every five years and the House Agriculture Committee introduced this legislation last week. “With today’s markup completion and passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, my colleagues and I on the House Agriculture Committee are now one step closer... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Receives Award for Conservative Excellence
    Posted in Press Releases on April 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) released the following statement after receiving an award from the American Conservative Union Foundation for achieving a 93% conservative excellence rating. “I’d like to thank the American Conservative Union Foundation for presenting me with the Award for Conservative Excellence,” said Rep. Allen. “During my time in Congress, I have been devoted to preserving the conservative principles that our great country was founded upon. From voting to uphold and s... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen's Statement on Balanced Budget Amendment Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen released the following statement today after the U.S House of Representatives failed to pass H. J. Res. 2, the Balanced Budget Amendment, which would amend the U.S. Constitution to require that Congress not spend more than it receives in revenue during any given fiscal year. Any amendment to the U.S. Constitution requires two-thirds majority vote in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. “As an original cosponsor of H. J. Res. 2, I was very disappointed ... Read more

  • Rep. Allen's Statement Following Release of the 2018 Farm Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on April 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after the 2018 Farm Bill, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, was released this afternoon. Farm bill reauthorization only occurs every five years, with the current farm bill set to expire in September. As a member of the House Agriculture Committee, Congressman Allen worked with Chairman Conaway (TX-11) to help draft the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. “Simply put, our farm economy is not what it was five years... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Visits Fort Stewart
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) released the following statement after a recent visit to Fort Stewart, the largest Army installation east of the Mississippi river. Congressman Allen received a personal tour and in-depth overview of Fort Stewart from Garrison Commander, Colonel Jason Wolter and toured Winn Army Community Hospital. Fort Stewart is located across five counties in Georgia, including Evans and Tattnall counties located in Georgia’s 12th Congressional District. “Our military ... Read more

  • Rep. Allen's Statement on Speaker Ryan's Retirement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen released the following statement after Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (WI-01) announced that he would not seek re-election when his term concludes at the end of this year. “Speaker Ryan has served the American people and Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District with integrity and honor. I fully support his decision to put his family first and I know that God will bless his decision to do so. I wholeheartedly appreciate all that he has done for me and for his service ... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Reflects on the 2018 Masters Tournament
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) spoke on the House floor Tuesday night to recognize “a tradition unlike any other,” the Masters golf tournament. The Augusta National Golf Course resides in Rep. Allen’s district and is an attraction that brings people from all walks of life together, whether watching from the course or gathered with family and friends around the television. Mr. Speaker, last week in Augusta, Georgia, we celebrated a tradition that is truly unlike any other. The first ful... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Tours Plant Vogtle
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) released the following statement after a recent visit to see the construction of Units 3 and 4 at Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro, Georgia. “I am so pleased to see the great strides being made on Units 3 and 4 here at Plant Vogtle. We have thousands of dedicated workers helping to construct two of the first new nuclear reactors in decades—and after touring the plant and seeing firsthand the vast progress being made on Units 3 and 4, there is no doubt in my min... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Supports Legislation to Break Down Regulatory Barriers for Terminally Ill Patients
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) spoke on the House floor today in support of H.R. 5247, the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act. The House of Representatives passed H.R. 5247 today by a vote of 267-149. I rise today to encourage my colleagues to join me in supporting H.R. 5247, the Right to Try Act, and I thank Dr. Burgess and the Energy and Commerce Committee for bringing this important legislation to the floor of this House. In certain ... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Votes No on FY18 Omnibus Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) released the following statement following the House of Representative’s vote on H.R. 1625, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, also known as the omnibus package to fund the remainder of Fiscal Year 2018. "Today, Congress brought the 2018 omnibus bill to the House floor—a 2,200 plus page bill that was released at 8:30 p.m. last night. Spending $1.3 trillion in taxpayer dollars, saddling future generations with more debt and only giving us 16 hours ... Read more

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