Rep. Allen Introduces the American Science First Act

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) introduced H.R. 4734, the American Science First Act, legislation that prohibits the National Science Foundation (NSF) from providing grants to any individual or entity that is affiliated or has a relationship with a Chinese Communist Military Company. “For far too long, our intelligence community has warned us about the harm posed by China’s theft of American res...

Rep. Rick Allen: Broadband Funds Must Target Rural America

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, spoke on the House floor last night highlighting the importance of accurate federal broadband maps in ensuring funds appropriated by Congress fulfill the broadband needs of rural America. Congressman Allen’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, can be found below. Congress has appropriated well over $300 billion to stat...

Rep. Allen Leads Bipartisan Georgia Delegation Letter to FCC on Broadband Maps

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) led a bipartisan, bicameral group of Georgia lawmakers in sending a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel requesting an update on implementation of the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) Act, which was signed into law last Congress. Specifically, the letter requests an answer, in w...

Rep. Allen Announces Military Academy Nomination Application Available Online

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today announced that the Military Academy Nomination Application for 2021 is now available on his website for prospective students. “One of the greatest privileges as your Congressman is having the opportunity to nominate qualified young men and women to our nation’s service academies, and I’m excited to share that the 2021 application is now live,” said Congressm...

Rep. Allen Appointed to Healthy Future Task Force

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House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) today announced the appointment of Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) to serve on the Healthy Future Task Force. The Task Force will build on Republican health policy successes and craft a patient-focused agenda for the future. “I thank House Republican Leader McCarthy for this opportunity to help modernize our health care system and ensure it works fo...

Rep. Allen Statement on DOJ Lawsuit to Overturn Georgia's Election Law

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice announced a federal lawsuit in opposition to Georgia’s Election Integrity Act (S.B. 202): “Democrats are desperate to halt states’ constitutional changes to ensure integrity in their election systems. The announcement of this lawsuit comes just days after Senate Republicans blocked Democra...

Rep. Allen and Rep. Buck Reintroduce Bill to Defund 1619 Project Curriculum

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Rep. Rick Allen (R-Ga.) and Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) reintroduced the Saving American History Act, legislation that would ban federal funds from being used to teach the 1619 Project in K-12 schools or school districts. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.)reintroduced companion legislation in the Senate. “The 1619 Project aims to indoctrinate our students into believing that America is an evil country, and the...

Rep. Rick Allen Announces Community Office Hours for June

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U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) announced today that his staff will be holding Community Office Hours across the 12th district during the month of June. These office hours offer the opportunity for constituents to receive personal assistance from Congressman Allen’s office in their local communities. There will be no formal presentation nor will Congressman Allen be in attendance. These of...

Rep. Allen: It's Time to Get Americans Back to Work

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Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) spoke on the House floor last night about the need to end federal supplemental unemployment benefits in order to get Americans back to work and our economy back on track. Congressman Allen’s remarks can be found below. Thanks to the success of Operation Warp Speed, we’ve been able to get millions of Americans vaccinated. Georgia has led the nation in COVID-19 eco...

Rep. Allen Stands With Israel

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Today, Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) spoke on the House floor expressing strong support for Israel’s right to defend herself from attacks by Hamas terrorists. Congressman Allen’s remarks can be found below. I rise today to express my strong support for our vital ally, Israel. The recent rocket attacks launched by Hamas terrorists against innocent Israelis must be unequivocally condemned, and ...

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