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  • 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

  • A Big, Beautiful Christmas Present for America
    Posted in Press Releases on December 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    Just days before Christmas, President Donald J. Trump has kept his promise to the American people to deliver comprehensive tax reform. Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after President Trump signed H.R. 1, comprehensive tax reform, into law: "Promises made, promises kept - this has been the cornerstone of President Trump's first year in office. Together, we have kept our promise to the American people to deliver the first major tax reform legislation in more than... Read more

  • Allen Applauds Public Service Commission Decision on Plant Vogtle
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    The Georgia Public Service Commission members voted unanimously to move forward with construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 today. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement: “I am proud to represent the 12th Congressional district of Georgia, where we are leading the way in America’s nuclear energy expansion. Employing nearly 6,000 people in my district and continuing our dominance in the global nuclear industry, the importance of the Plant Vogtle project cannot be... Read more

  • Allen: Historic Tax Reform Legislation headed to President Trump’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    The House and the Senate passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – and it is now headed to President Trump’s desk. This historic legislation will fix our broken tax code and provide the first major tax reforms in more than 30 years. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement after House and Senate passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “I am encouraged by our current economic growth under President Trump and I am hopeful that with the passage of this historic legislation we wil... Read more

  • House Passes the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    The day has finally come! After 30 years with no major reforms to our broken tax code, the House just passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-GA-12) released the following statement after House passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “During this blessed Christmas season, I am so grateful for the opportunity to cast a historic vote to cut, simplify and reform taxes for middle class families and small businesses. The hardworking people of Georgia-12 and across America deserve... Read more

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