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  • Rep. Rick Allen Joins Georgia and Alabama Colleagues to Highlight the Impacts of Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) spoke on the House floor yesterday, with other members of Congress from Georgia and Alabama, to highlight the positive impacts the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is having in their home states. I rise today to highlight the significant impact that comprehensive tax reform has had on Georgia’s 12th district. As a businessman, I bring a different perspective to the halls of Congress, and during my tenure in Congress, I have been focused on three goals: grow the econom... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Applauds Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for Ending Obama-Era Fiduciary Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) released the following statement after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the Department of Labor’s (DOL) fiduciary rule, an Obama-era regulation that made it more difficult for financial advisors to provide clients with quality, affordable financial advice. “I believe saving for retirement is crucial for American families, and access to professional financial advice should not be hindered by burdensome overregulation. Unfortunately, the Obama-era f... Read more

  • Allen Praises Senate for Passage of Legislation Rolling Back Dodd-Frank
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, legislation that makes strides towards rolling back harmful regulations of the Dodd-Frank Act on small and mid-size banks. The House of Representatives passed similar legislation last year. “President Obama’s cornerstone financial legislation, the Dodd-Frank Act, has been a tremendous setback for our financial sector an... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Votes to Reauthorize School Safety Grant Program
    Posted in Press Releases on March 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4909, the STOP School Violence Act, by a bipartisan vote of 407-10. “The House took a bold step in addressing school safety today when we voted to pass the STOP School Violence Act with overwhelming bipartisan support. This important legislation provides schools, local law enforcement, and students the tools they need to stop threats before they become reality. Schools will... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Speaks on Rev. Billy Graham
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) spoke on the House floor yesterday, honoring the life and legacy of the late Reverend Billy Graham. “It is my privilege today to rise to honor the life of ‘America’s Pastor.’ Last week, we mourned the loss of Reverend Billy Graham, who passed away at the age of 99 in his beloved home in North Carolina. As one of the most influential pastors of the 20th century, Reverend Graham traveled the world to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ to millions of people. In... Read more

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Rick Allen Hosts Georgia Free File Event
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) announced he will be hosting a Free File Public briefing on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 10:00am at the Columbia County Library. The purpose of this briefing is to highlight the federal and Georgia Free File programs that provide free state income tax preparation and e-filing services to lower and moderate income taxpayers. Congressman Allen stated, “Free File is a great example of how government, the private sector and community groups can work together to pro... Read more

  • Rev. Graham to Lie in Honor at the U.S. Capitol
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rev. Billy Graham passed away on Wednesday, February 21 and will lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement in his honor: “Rev. Billy Graham was a true man of God and will forever be remembered for the impact he had on so many lives. In today’s day and age, we need more folks like Rev. Graham, who inspired so many to keep faith at the center of our world and in our hearts. To lie in honor at the U.S. Capitol is a tremendous tribut... Read more

  • Allen Supports Bipartisan Budget Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after the House and Senate passed a bipartisan budget bill in order to keep the government open: “Today, I had to make a tough choice. We averted another long and costly government shutdown, but these backdoor deals must end. I strongly believe that we need significant reforms to runaway mandatory spending in order to balance our budget and reduce our deficits. “Ultimately, when it comes down to it, my job is to represent the peo... Read more

  • Allen: President Trump Reaffirmed His Commitment to Put Americans First
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    President Donald J. Trump delivered his first State of the Union address this evening. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement in response: “We should all be proud to be Americans after the successes of President Trump’s first year in office. Neil Gorsuch was confirmed as the newest Supreme Court Justice, we have the lowest jobless claims in decades, our economy is growing at historic levels – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. I am proud to have done my part to s... Read more

  • Allen: I’m Relieved that Senate Democrats Finally Did What was Right
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate voted to fund the government today. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after Senate Democrats did their job and joined with their Republican colleagues to vote to fund our government and our military: “I am relieved that my Senate Democratic colleagues finally did what was right and joined Republicans to vote to fund the government. It is simply inexcusable that they kept funding for our troops and this governm... Read more

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