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  • Allen Applauds USDA for Revising Peanut Grading Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service finalized a rule to revise the minimum quality and handling standards for domestic and imported peanuts marketed in the United States: “Peanuts are one of the top commodities produced here in Georgia-12, and as I travelled the district for my Farm Tour in September, one of the main refrains I heard from our peanut farmers is how critical it is to get... Read more

  • Georgia Congressmen Join Allen to Urge Inclusion of Nuclear Production Tax Credit in Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) was joined by eleven of his Georgia colleagues on a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) urging the inclusion of the Modifying Advanced Nuclear Power Tax Credit in their forthcoming tax legislation. Congressman Allen released the following statement: “I thank my Georgia colleagues who joined me on this important letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, requesting that the Nuclear Production Tax Credit be in... Read more

  • Allen Supports Pathway for Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    The House of Representatives passed the Senate-passed Fiscal Year 2018 budget resolution today, paving the way for tax reform. Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement: “Today I supported the Senate-passed FY18 budget resolution. Although I was disappointed in some of the changes made from the House-passed version, we cannot afford to miss this opportunity. Without action, hardworking Americans across the nation will have the same April 15th they always have, and that is... Read more

  • Allen Votes for Legislation to End Sue-and-Settle
    Posted in Press Releases on October 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    The House of Representatives passed H.R. 469, the Sunshine for Regulations and Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act today. Sponsored by fellow Georgian Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA-09), this legislation will uphold a fair and transparent regulatory process. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) supported this legislation, and urged his colleagues to support the bill on the House Floor: “I rise today to support my fellow Georgian, Congressman Doug Collins’ bill – H.R. 469. One of the biggest co... Read more

  • ICYMI: Allen Hosts Higher Ed Roundtables Across GA-12
    Posted in Press Releases on October 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) hosted three higher education roundtables last week during the district work period. He sat down with administrators from Georgia Southern University, Augusta University and higher education administrators from across the 12th district at East Georgia State College. Attendees included South Georgia State College, Augusta Technical College, Southeastern Technical College, Brewton-Parker College, Ogeechee Technical College, Middle Georgia State University, East ... Read more

  • Allen Applauds Healthcare Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement after President Trump signed an Executive Order promoting healthcare choice and competition across the United States: “I applaud President Trump's action to improve access, increase choices and lower costs of healthcare today. The healthcare debate is far from over, and while this is a step in the right direction, Congressional Republicans are still dedicated to codifying a permanent solution to the Obamacare nightmare into law... Read more

  • Allen Supports Building a Better America Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget today. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement in response to passage of the Building a Better America budget: “In the real world, if you don’t balance your budget, you go out of business. Our country has been heading down a dangerous path for the past decade—but we can make a change to get back on track for future generations. “That’s why I was proud to vote for the House Budget Committee’s budget ... Read more

  • Our Nation Can and Must Protect the Most Vulnerable Among Us
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    The House of Representatives passed H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act today. This legislation will protect unborn children from abortion at 20 weeks, when it is scientifically proven that unborn babies feel pain. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) cosponsored this legislation, and spoke in support of the bill on the House Floor: “I rise today to urge my colleagues to support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. We have a responsibility to defend the most vulnerable ... Read more

  • Allen Thanks Secretary Perry for Renewed Commitment to Plant Vogtle
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement in response to U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry’s announcement that they will offer conditional commitments for up to$3.7 billion in loan guarantees to Plant Vogtle owners: “Georgia’s 12th Congressional district and Plant Vogtle are at the forefront of nuclear energy expansion, where they are constructing two of the first new nuclear reactors in the United States in more than 30 years. I extend my deepest gratitude to Secret... Read more

  • ICYMI: Congressman Allen Holds Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) held a telephone town hall on Monday to answer questions from citizens who live in the 12th district of Georgia. Congressman Allen released the following statement today: “On Monday, I was able to connect with thousands of people from across the 12th district of Georgia on a telephone town hall. It was a pleasure to be able to give them an update on my work in Washington and in the district and to hear their questions. I was also able to ask poll questions to ... Read more

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