Rep. Allen Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Biden v. Texas Case

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Washington – Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court issued a majority opinion in favor of the defendant in the case of Biden v. Texas: “This administration’s open-border policies have left us with an undeniable crisis at our southern border. By reversing the effective policies established by the Trump administration, Presiden...

Rep. Allen Sounds Alarm on Labor Dept. Effort to Restrict Independent Contractors

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Washington -Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, criticizing the Department's intent to propose a rule which would reclassify independent contractors as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act. In the letter, Congressman Allen argued this change would "dismantle the flexibilities that independent contractors want," and urge...

Rep. Allen Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Case

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Washington - Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court issued a majority opinion in favor of the plaintiff in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization: "I applaud the Supreme Court's decision. In the decades since Roe v. Wade, more than 62 million innocent lives have been lost to abortion. This ruling comes amid...

Rep. Allen Defends Second Amendment, Votes Against Gun Control Package

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Washington - Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after voting against S. 2983, the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act: "I have long supported proactive measures to fund school security and mental health services, but combining these common-sense measures with policies that would disarm law-abiding Americans makes this package unacceptable. This bill would crimi...

Rep. Rick Allen Statement on May Border Numbers

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Washington - Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) issued the following statement after U.S. Customs and Border Protection updated its monthly statistics on southwest border encounters: "President Biden's failure to secure our border has once again led to record-setting levels of illegal immigration. Since this administration took over, more than 3.5 million people – one-third of our state's e...

Rep. Allen Blasts Labor Dept. Over Proposed Independent Contractor Rule

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Washington - Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen spoke on the House Floor about the Biden administration's current efforts to restrict workers' freedoms by reclassifying independent contractors as traditional employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Department of Labor (DOL) is currently in the process of redefining the term "employee" to also include independent contractors such as entrepr...

Rep. Allen Outlines Plan to Deliver Relief to America's Farmers

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Washington - Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) outlined the Republican plan to provide farmers with relief from the harmful effects of President Biden's agenda like skyrocketing input costs such as fertilizer and diesel fuel. During a press conference hosted by Republican members of the House Committee on Agriculture, Congressman Allen described the steps the Biden administration can take ...

ICYMI: Rep. Allen Speaks to Constituents During Telephone Town Hall

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Washington -In case you missed it, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) spoke with nearly 9,000 Georgians during his live telephone town hall on Tuesday evening. Over the course of the one-hour call, Congressman Allen answered questions on a wide range of topics including the southern border crisis, school safety, and economic issues such as inflation. Here are some highlights from the event: On sec...

Rep. Allen Statement on H.R. 7910

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Washington - Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 7910, House Democrats' gun control package: "Instead of working in a bipartisan manner, House Democrats and Speaker Pelosi moved forward a radical gun control package with no input from Republicans, one that does not address school safety nor mental health. I reject the notion that the o...

Rep. Allen Hosts Military Signing Day Ceremony for Service Academy Students

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Washington - Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) hosted a special signing day ceremony for students in Georgia's 12th District who have been accepted into one of the nation's military service academies. These academies include: The United States Military Academy (USMA) in West Point, New York; the United States Naval Academy (USNA) in Annapolis, Maryland; the United States Coast Guard Academ...

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