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  • Rep. Rick Allen Votes to Reduce Regulatory Overreach, Protects Millions of Americans from Reduced Access to Retirement Advice
    Posted in Press Releases on October 27, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today supported the Retail Investor Protection Act, which blocks the Department of Labor’s proposed fiduciary rule. Specifically, H.R. 1090 prohibits the Secretary of Labor from finalizing the rule until the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issues a final rule regarding the fiduciary standard, and requires the SEC to submit a report to Congress considering alternatives. This legislation passed the House with bipartisan support on October 27, 2015 by... Read more

  • Rep Rick Allen Applauds Passage of Reconciliation in House, Repeals Key Provisions of Obamacare through Budget Process
    Posted in Press Releases on October 23, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today voted in favor of the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act, which repeals key provisions of Obamacare through the budget reconciliation process. H.R. 3762 combines legislation from three house committees to repeal provisions in Obamacare, and passed the House by a vote of 240-189. “Having spent almost 40 years in business, I know what it takes to balance a budget—and our House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price did a great job b... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Slams the President on NDAA Veto
    Posted in Press Releases on October 22, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today condemned the President for vetoing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which gained bipartisan and bicameral support. The final NDAA House and Senate conferenced bill passed both chambers of Congress earlier this month. Congressman Allen issued the following statement after the President vetoed the bill earlier today: “The President’s decision to veto the National Defense Authorization Act, which authorizes critical funding for our troops,... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Fights for School Choice
    Posted in Press Releases on October 21, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today supported the reauthorization of the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act, or SOAR Act, which would reauthorize scholarships to low-income students to attend private school in the District of Columbia through September 30, 2021. This legislation passed the House on October 21, 2015 by a vote of 240-191. H.R. 10 now goes to the Senate for passage. Congressman Allen issued the following statement after the House passed the bill e... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Applauds Passage of NDAA in Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on October 7, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today expressed strong support for action by Congress to approve the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016, which authorizes critical funding and priorities for the U.S. military. The bill now goes to the President, who recently threatened to veto the legislation. Allen called on the President to abandon his veto threat and instead sign the legislation to support our troops. Excerpts and video of his remarks can be found below. https://you... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Votes to Protect Innocent Life, Defund Planned Parenthood
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today supported two pieces of legislation to protect innocent life. H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act, of which Allen is a cosponsor, puts a moratorium on all federal funding to Planned Parenthood and its affiliates for one year as Congress moves forward with a thorough investigation into the organization and its horrific practices. In addition, Allen supported passage of H.R. 3504, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which strength... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Accepting Applications for U.S. Military Service Academy Nominations
    Posted in Press Releases on September 16, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) is currently accepting applications from young Georgians across the 12th district for nominations from his office to attend a United States Service Academy. As a member of Congress, Allen has the opportunity to nominate a limited number of constituents who meet the eligibility requirements to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, or U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. “It is a privilege to be able to nominate ... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Votes to Reject Iran Deal, Stop the President from Lifting Economic Sanctions
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today acted again to stop the President’s disastrous nuclear deal with Iran. Allen voted with his colleagues in the House to reject legislation approving the Iran nuclear agreement and also supported separate legislation, H.R. 3460, to suspend until January 21, 2017, the President’s ability to move forward with any removal of sanctions outlined in the deal. Allen issued the following statement: “The more the American people find out about this terrible deal... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Continues Efforts to Stop Iran Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on September 10, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today continued his work to stop President Obama’s dangerous nuclear deal with Iran by supporting House passage of H. Res. 411. This legislation states President Obama has not complied with the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, passed by Congress and signed by the President this year, requiring the President to submit to Congress the text of any potential agreement and all related materials prior to a 60-day Congressional review period. Last month,... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Hosts “Coffee with the Congressman” in Appling County
    Posted in Press Releases on August 13, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) invites constituents in the Appling County area to join him for “Coffee with the Congressman” on Monday, August 24, at 10:00am in Baxley, Ga. This event provides an opportunity for constituents to speak personally with Congressman Allen and ask questions regarding issues at the federal level and legislation before Congress. “Hearing from Georgians in the 12th district is the most important part of my job. I hope constituents in Appling County will join me t... Read more

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