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  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Rick Allen Hosts Georgia Free File Event
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) announced he will be hosting a Free File Public briefing on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 10:00am at the Columbia County Library. The purpose of this briefing is to highlight the federal and Georgia Free File programs that provide free state income tax preparation and e-filing services to lower and moderate income taxpayers. Congressman Allen stated, “Free File is a great example of how government, the private sector and community groups can work together to pro... Read more

  • Rev. Graham to Lie in Honor at the U.S. Capitol
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rev. Billy Graham passed away on Wednesday, February 21 and will lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement in his honor: “Rev. Billy Graham was a true man of God and will forever be remembered for the impact he had on so many lives. In today’s day and age, we need more folks like Rev. Graham, who inspired so many to keep faith at the center of our world and in our hearts. To lie in honor at the U.S. Capitol is a tremendous tribut... Read more

  • Allen Supports Bipartisan Budget Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after the House and Senate passed a bipartisan budget bill in order to keep the government open: “Today, I had to make a tough choice. We averted another long and costly government shutdown, but these backdoor deals must end. I strongly believe that we need significant reforms to runaway mandatory spending in order to balance our budget and reduce our deficits. “Ultimately, when it comes down to it, my job is to represent the peo... Read more

  • Allen: President Trump Reaffirmed His Commitment to Put Americans First
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    President Donald J. Trump delivered his first State of the Union address this evening. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement in response: “We should all be proud to be Americans after the successes of President Trump’s first year in office. Neil Gorsuch was confirmed as the newest Supreme Court Justice, we have the lowest jobless claims in decades, our economy is growing at historic levels – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. I am proud to have done my part to s... Read more

  • Allen: I’m Relieved that Senate Democrats Finally Did What was Right
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate voted to fund the government today. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after Senate Democrats did their job and joined with their Republican colleagues to vote to fund our government and our military: “I am relieved that my Senate Democratic colleagues finally did what was right and joined Republicans to vote to fund the government. It is simply inexcusable that they kept funding for our troops and this governm... Read more

  • Allen Put Americans First, Democrats Chose Illegal Immigrants
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after Senate Democrats blocked a government spending bill, shutting down the United States Government: “Here’s the simple truth: my colleagues on the other side of the aisle are holding our government, military, and children’s healthcare hostage. Instead of putting Americans first, Democrats are choosing illegal immigrants. It is Congress’ constitutional obligation to fund the government, yet Senate Democrats have decided that pa... Read more

  • We Must Protect Abortion Survivors
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    The House of Representatives passed H.R. 4712, the Born-Alive Survivors Protection Act today. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA), a cosponsor of this legislation, spoke in support of the bill earlier this week: "I rise today in support of H.R. 4712, the Born-Alive Survivors Protection Act. I am proud to be a cosponsor of this important pro-life legislation." "The Born-Alive Survivors Protection Act is a simple, but critical bill to strengthen the protections for babies who survive abortion. It ens... Read more

  • Statement in Honor of Former Congressman Doug Barnard
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Former U.S. Congressman Doug Barnard Jr. passed away on Thursday, January 11. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement in his honor: “Doug Barnard was truly a legend. He was a mentor, a friend and a statesman. He was always willing to work across the aisle to do what was best for the people of Augusta. Over the years I have sought his advice, and while he will always be remembered, he will be missed – not only by me, but by the entire Augusta community.” ### Read more

  • Rural Broadband Executive Order Critical for Georgia-12
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    President Donald J. Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation’s national convention yesterday before signing an Executive Order on streamlining and expediting requests to locate broadband facilities in rural America. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement: “In today’s world, broadband is not a luxury, but rather a necessity for folks to compete. Every time I travel the district, Georgians tell me why they need accessible and affordable rural broadband in the... Read more

  • Allen: “Grateful for President Trump’s Focus on Rural America”
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    President Donald J. Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation’s national convention today, making him the first president to do so since President George H.W. Bush in the early 1990s. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement in support of President Trump’s remarks: “As a Representative from Georgia, where agriculture is the number one industry in both my district and my state, I am grateful for President Trump's fo... Read more

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