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  • Rep. Allen To Host "Coffee with the Congressman"
    Posted in Press Releases on August 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) invites constituents from Toombs and Tattnall Counties to join him for “Coffee with the Congressman” on Wednesday, August 15 at 7:15am in Lyons, Georgia or on Thursday, August 16 at 8:00am in Glennville, Georgia. 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 folks in their local communities is critical to ... Read more

  • President Trump Signs NDAA Into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on August 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump signed the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law today. The NDAA is an annual piece of legislation that authorizes defense spending and sets priorities for the U.S. military. “President Trump today reaffirmed his commitment to our nation’s bravest when he signed the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act into law. This year’s NDAA provides a well-deserve... Read more

  • Career and Technical Education Legislation Now the Law of the Land
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump signed H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act into law today. Congressman Allen, a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, played an integral role in writing, marking up, and passing the legislation in the House, and attended the signing ceremony at the White House today. “As a small business owner in the construction industry for over ... Read more

  • ICYMI: Congressman Allen Holds Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) held a telephone town hall on Monday to answer questions from residents of Georgia's 12th District. Congressman Allen gave an update on important issues facing our nation such as tax reform and our booming economy, healthcare, funding our military, veterans care, and Congress' efforts to combat the opioid crisis. For those who were unable to participate in the call, here are some of the highlights: Jimmy from Martinez asked what Congress is doing to help stude... Read more

  • House Sends Career and Technical Education Legislation to the President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after the House passed the Senate-amended version of H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, today. The bill will now go to the President’s desk for signature. Congressman Allen, who sits on the House Education and Workforce Committee, the committee of jurisdiction, played an integral role in drafting, marking up and passing today’s legislation. “In the construction industry, I s... Read more

  • House Education and Workforce Committee to Host Bipartisan Innovation Forum and Showcase
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement ahead of tomorrow’s bipartisan Innovation Forum and Showcase. This event is hosted by the House Education and Workforce Committee in order to hear from innovators around the country on how they plan to address our nation’s education and workforce development challenges. Congressman Allen has been a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee since being elected to Congress and will hear testimony from Eric Parker, ... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Supports Bold, New Approach to Appropriations Process
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6147, legislation that contains the Fiscal Year 2019 Interior and Environment and Financial Services and General Government funding bills. “With today’s passage of H.R. 6147, my colleagues and I have secured a brighter future for our kids and grandkids with a bold, new approach to the appropriations process and government spending. In addition to the strong pro-life provis... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Selected as Conferee for 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after being selected to represent the House Education and Workforce Committee, one committee of jurisdiction, during the conference process on the farm bill. The House of Representatives passed the motion to go to conference on the 2018 Farm Bill today, and members of the House and Senate will soon hammer out any differences between the two prospective bills. “I am humbled to have been selected to represent the House Educati... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Reflects on Opening of Georgia Cyber Center’s Hull McKnight Building
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen issued the following statement after attending the grand opening of the Georgia Cyber Center’s Hull McKnight Building in Augusta last night. The Hull McKnight building is the first of two buildings that will make up the more than $100 million cyber education and innovation complex located in the heart of downtown Augusta. “Last night’s grand opening of the Georgia Cyber Center’s Hull McKnight Building was a historic event for the city of Augusta, Georgia’s 12th dis... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Applauds President Trump's SCOTUS Nominee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after President Trump nominated Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States to fill the seat vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement in June. “I applaud President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States last night. Judge Kavanagh has devoted his life to the service of others and has a proven track record of upholding the constitutio... Read more

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