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  • Rep. Rick Allen Announces District Office Opening in Augusta
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today announced the opening of his district office in Augusta, Ga. The office is currently open to assist Georgians in the 12th district, and Congressman Allen looks forward to visiting with constituents at the grand opening event on Monday, March 9, from 5:00pm-6:00pm EST. “Constituent service is a top priority of mine, and I’m grateful to have an office in Augusta with dedicated staff who share my commitment to helping the people of Georgia’s 12th distric... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen, House Republicans Demand Senate Democrats Allow Debate on Bill to End Obama’s Unconstitutional Immigration Actions
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today joined many House Republicans in writing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to demand that he and his Democrat colleagues allow debate on a critical bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security through Fiscal Year 2015 and defund President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. In their letter, they note that Senate Democrats have repeatedly obstructed even debating this bill in order to protect President Obama’s unconstitutiona... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Applauds Approval of Keystone XL Legislation in Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on February 11, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today applauded action by the House to pass S.1, the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act. The legislation immediately authorizing construction and operation of the Keystone XL pipeline recently passed the Senate and will now be sent to the President, who has threatened to veto the measure. Congressman Allen released the following statement: “For more than six years, the Keystone XL pipeline has been stalled, and today Congress acted to approve this bipartisan... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Applauds House Passage of Legislation Fully Repealing ObamaCare
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) applauded action by the House today to pass legislation fully repealing ObamaCare. Allen was a cosponsor of the measure, H.R. 596, which the House approved with a vote of 239-186. The legislation fully repeals ObamaCare while also directing the chairmen of relevant committees in the House to craft alternative solutions to strengthen the nation’s health care system that foster growth, lower premiums and empower patients with more choices. Allen issued the fo... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Works to Fulfill Commitments to Constituents in First Month in Office
    Posted in Press Releases on January 28, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today announced his efforts to tackle several of his priorities for Georgians in the 12th district during his first month in office. Allen is cosponsoring legislation recently introduced to rein in federal spending, fully repeal ObamaCare and establish term limits for politicians in Congress. Balanced Budget Amendment: To curb wasteful government spending and address the national debt, Congressman Allen is cosponsoring H.J. Res. 2, a balanced budget amendme... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Reacts to State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) tonight issued the following response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. To watch video of Congressman Allen’s reaction click HERE or the image below. “I had hoped the President would use his State of the Union address to discuss how he would work with Congress on solutions that empower all Americans through more opportunities and a strong economy. Unfortunately, what we heard tonight were more of the same failed policies of the past that grow... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Votes to Block President Obama’s Executive Amnesty
    Posted in Press Releases on January 14, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today voted in favor of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, H.R. 240. The legislation funds the Department of Homeland Security through the remainder of the current fiscal year and defunds President Obama’s executive overreach on immigration in its entirety. The bill passed the House by a vote of 236-191 and will now go to the Senate. Congressman Allen released the following statement: “The President’s executive overreach violates our Co... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Votes to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today voted in favor of H.R. 3, legislation to immediately authorize construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The House passed the measure with a bipartisan vote of 266-153, marking the 10th time the House has voted to approve the project. Upon voting in favor of the legislation, Congressman Allen released the following statement: “The Keystone XL pipeline is a shovel-ready project that will create tens of thousands of jobs, strengthen America’s energy sec... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Votes in New Congress to Restore 40-Hour Work Week Diminished By ObamaCare
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today voted to pass the Save American Workers Act of 2015 (H.R. 30), legislation that would repeal the 30-hour definition of full-time employment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly referred to as ObamaCare, and redefine a full-time employee as one who works at least an average of 40 hours a week. The legislation passed the House with bipartisan support in a vote of (252-172). “Businesses and families in the 12th district are unfairly suffering un... Read more

  • Congressman Allen Eager to Work for 12th District, Confront Nation's Challenges
    Posted in Press Releases on January 7, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) today was sworn in to the 114th Congress as the new representative for Georgia’s 12th district. Upon his swearing in, Allen released the following statement: “It is the greatest honor of my life to serve the people of Georgia’s 12th district. At this critical time in our nation’s history, we now have the opportunity to change the direction of this country and ensure America remains the hope of the world. This charge is a responsibility that I cherish and ta... Read more

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