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  • Rep. Rick Allen Introduces Legislation to stop IRS’ Abuse of Power
    Posted in Press Releases on April 12, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) introduced legislation to prohibit the use of funds by the Internal Revenue Service to target citizens for exercising their First Amendment rights. H.R. 4903 upholds Americans’ constitutional freedoms and checks the IRS’ power, thereby preventing the agency from discriminating against certain groups for their beliefs and views. “Americans have seen federal agencies abuse their power—and the IRS is one of the worst offenders. In seasons past, the I... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Invites GA12 Students to Participate in Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) recently announced the opportunity for young Georgians in the 12th Congressional District to participate in the 2016 Congressional Art Competition. The competition is open to high school students, grades 9-12, who live or attend school in the 12th District. The winner will have his or her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a year, alongside other winning entries from across the country, and also be invited to attend a special ceremon... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Wins FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, FRC Action hosted its annual True Blue Award ceremony honoring members of Congress who received 100 percent scores on FRC Action's Vote Scorecard for demonstrating an unwavering commitment and consistent support of faith, family, and freedom during the first session of the 114th Congress. Scores of House members -- including U.S. Rep. Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) -- and Senators were in attendance to receive their True Blue award. Votes in the U.S. House included: • Elimin... Read more

  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Rep. Rick Allen with Spirit of Enterprise Award
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today honored U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of Rep. Allen’s support for pro-jobs, pro-growth policies in the first session of the 114th Congress. This marks the 28th year that the U.S. Chamber has formally honored the accomplishments of this select group of members of Congress. “We are pleased to recognize Rep. Allen for engaging in pro-business policymaking that helps strength... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Holds 2016 GA-12 Youth Leadership Summit
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2016 | Preview rr

    STATESBORO, GA—Today, Rep. Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) hosted the 2016 Georgia-12 Youth Leadership Summit. Over 400 junior and senior high school students and educators from across the 12th district came to Georgia Southern University for a day of fun, learning and fellowship. Students heard from special guests: COL Sam Anderson, Garrison Commander at Ft. Gordon, Stephanie Miller, Y96 radio, Tyson Summers, Head Football Coach of Georgia Southern University and Congressman Tom Graves, representing the ... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen: The Best Hope For Fiscal Responsibility Lies With The Next President
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC—Today, President Obama released his $4.1 trillion budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2017. In it includes a $3.4 trillion tax hike, $2.5 trillion in new spending over the next decade and a $10 tax on every barrel of oil. Rep. Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) issued the following statement in response: “This budget proposal is more of the same—more taxes, more spending and more harm done to the American people. The President is focused solely on grasping for a political legacy and the American p... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Demands Action On Cotton Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC –Over 100 Members of Congress including many members of the House Committee on Agriculture, including Rep. Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12), joined Chairman Mike Conaway of Texas, on a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (UDSA) Secretary Tom Vilsack seeking assistance for American cotton farmers and communities that rely heavily on the cotton industry to designate cottonseed as ‘other oilseed’. This designation, in accordance with the 2014 Farm Bill, could allow cotton farmers, if f... Read more

  • Allen: After Six Years of Obamacare, Americans Deserve Better
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC--U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) issued the following statement on the House’s vote to override the President’s recent veto of H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act. This vote needed a 2/3 majority to pass, and failed by a vote of 241-186. “Over the past year, I have consistently heard from Georgians of the 12th District about the burdens Obamacare has inflicted. I have heard from families who lost their coverage, small business owners wh... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Votes To Hold Iran Accountable
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC--U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today voted in favor of H.R. 3662, the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act. This legislation prevents sanctions from being lifted from banks and individuals who are connected to terrorism or Iran’s weapons development program. H.R. 3662 passed the House by a vote of 246-181. “Iran has continually demonstrated they cannot be trusted. In December, Iran made headlines by conducting two ballistic missile tests—already violating the deal that th... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Responds to the President’s Final State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Rick Allen (R- Ga.-12) issued the following statement in response to the President’s final State of the Union address: “Tonight, Americans heard the same flowery language as they have for the last seven years, but it’s all the same—empty words. Americans, myself included, are tired of words. Words will not secure our border, words will not create jobs or grow the economy and they definitely will not protect our nation and defend our citizens. It has been an incredibl... Read more

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