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  • Rep. Allen's Statement on Speaker Ryan's Retirement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen released the following statement after Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (WI-01) announced that he would not seek re-election when his term concludes at the end of this year. “Speaker Ryan has served the American people and Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District with integrity and honor. I fully support his decision to put his family first and I know that God will bless his decision to do so. I wholeheartedly appreciate all that he has done for me and for his service ... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Reflects on the 2018 Masters Tournament
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) spoke on the House floor Tuesday night to recognize “a tradition unlike any other,” the Masters golf tournament. The Augusta National Golf Course resides in Rep. Allen’s district and is an attraction that brings people from all walks of life together, whether watching from the course or gathered with family and friends around the television. Mr. Speaker, last week in Augusta, Georgia, we celebrated a tradition that is truly unlike any other. The first ful... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Tours Plant Vogtle
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga-12) released the following statement after a recent visit to see the construction of Units 3 and 4 at Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro, Georgia. “I am so pleased to see the great strides being made on Units 3 and 4 here at Plant Vogtle. We have thousands of dedicated workers helping to construct two of the first new nuclear reactors in decades—and after touring the plant and seeing firsthand the vast progress being made on Units 3 and 4, there is no doubt in my min... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Supports Legislation to Break Down Regulatory Barriers for Terminally Ill Patients
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) spoke on the House floor today in support of H.R. 5247, the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act. The House of Representatives passed H.R. 5247 today by a vote of 267-149. I rise today to encourage my colleagues to join me in supporting H.R. 5247, the Right to Try Act, and I thank Dr. Burgess and the Energy and Commerce Committee for bringing this important legislation to the floor of this House. In certain ... Read more

  • Rep. Rick Allen Votes No on FY18 Omnibus Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) released the following statement following the House of Representative’s vote on H.R. 1625, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, also known as the omnibus package to fund the remainder of Fiscal Year 2018. "Today, Congress brought the 2018 omnibus bill to the House floor—a 2,200 plus page bill that was released at 8:30 p.m. last night. Spending $1.3 trillion in taxpayer dollars, saddling future generations with more debt and only giving us 16 hours ... Read more

  • 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

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