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  • Rep. Rick Allen Reaffirms Commitment to America’s Bravest
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5515, the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) today by a bipartisan vote of 351-66. The NDAA is an annual piece of legislation that authorizes defense spending and sets priorities for the U.S. military. “It is Congress’ constitutional obligation to provide for the common defense, and with today’s passage of the National Defense Authorization Act, we have... Read more

  • Dodd-Frank Rollback Bill Headed to President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, legislation that rolls back harmful regulations of the Dodd-Frank Act on small and mid-size banks. The bill will now be sent to the President’s desk for signature. “Today is an exciting day for our financial sector and our local community banks as we eliminate some of the harmful regulations imposed by the Dodd-Frank... Read more

  • Allen Legislation to Rename Statesboro VA Clinic Passes in the House
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3946, legislation sponsored by Congressman Allen to rename the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community-based outpatient clinic in Statesboro, Georgia, the “Ray Hendrix Veterans Clinic.” The bill was voted on this afternoon under a suspension of the rules and passed with unanimous support. “With today’s successful passage of H.R. 3946, renaming the Statesboro VA Clinic afte... Read more

  • Allen: Today is a Tough Day Not Only for the American Farmer, but for America
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, better known as the Farm Bill, failed to garner the necessary support on the House floor today. As a member of the House Agriculture Committee, Congressman Allen played an integral role in writing and marking up the legislation in the committee process before the bill was brought to the House floor for a full vote by the House of Representatives. “Today is a tough day ... Read more

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Rick Allen Announces Community Office Hours for June
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-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. The office hours are about one-on-one visits between staff and GA-12 constituents. Staff will be available to ... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Addresses Department of Energy’s Decision to Repurpose MOX Facility
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) issued the following statement after Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry executed a waiver to conclude construction of the Mixed-Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX) at Savannah River Site. Additionally, the National Nuclear Security Administration recommended repurposing the current MOX facility at Savannah River Site to produce plutonium pits, while also maximizing pit production activities at Los Alamos National Laboratory. “I still believe that... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Votes to Reform Nuclear Waste Policy in United States
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3053, the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act, by a vote of 340-72. This legislation would affect the spent nuclear fuel currently sitting at Plants Hatch and Vogtle, both located in Georgia’s 12th Congressional District. As the Representative for Georgia-12, home to every nuclear reactor in the state of Georgia, Congressman Allen has been a strong advocate for addressing the ... Read more

  • Rep. Allen Applauds President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from Iran Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen released the following statement today after President Donald Trump announced that he will be terminating the United States’ participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran, better known as the Iran Deal, and re-imposing the sanctions previously lifted under the deal. “Today, President Trump made it clear to the American people that the United States will no longer tolerate non-compliance under the Obama-era Iran Deal. As a vocal opponent ... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Visits Fort Belvoir
    Posted in Press Releases on May 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen released the following statement after he visited Fort Belvoir today. Fort Belvoir currently houses portions of the U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) as they move their headquarters to Fort Gordon. Fort Gordon is also home to the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and plays a pivotal role in our nation’s cybersecurity efforts. “My visit today could not have come at a better time on the heels of the exciting Gate 6 groundbreaking ceremony at Fort Gordon last week,... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Visits Fort Gordon for Gate 6 Groundbreaking Ceremony
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen visited and spoke at Fort Gordon today for the Gate 6 groundbreaking ceremony. With the relocation of the U.S. Army Cyber Command to Fort Gordon, personnel at the base continues to increase and Gate 6 will accommodate and alleviate heavy traffic, especially for those commuting to the Whitelaw Facility. Congressman Allen’s remarks as prepared for the ceremony can be found below: “Good morning! As some of you may know, I am Congressman Rick Allen and I have the great... Read more

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