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  • Congress must unite for next phase of coronavirus legislation
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on March 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    By Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) March 24, 2020 Our nation is in the middle of a crisis we have not seen in our lifetime. As the coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, continues to impact every facet of our lives – businesses, schools, agriculture, travel and, of course, our health – Americans are looking to all levels of government for a quick response and help. While there is more work to do, I am encouraged by the steps we have taken at the federal level to provide rel... Read more

  • Surprise Medical Billing Must End
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on March 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    By Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) March 1, 2020 We never know when an accident or medical emergency will happen, but we do know that when you receive care you’ll likely receive a bill in the mail. But too often, properly insured patients go to a hospital or other health care provider and end up with costly, unexpected charges. To reduce or eliminate that surprise medical bill, patients are typically burdened with countless phone calls and piles of paperwork. This issue... Read more

  • Radical resolution would harm future of life-saving disease cures
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on December 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    By Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) December 11, 2019 It’s a special time of year, as Americans all across the country prepare for the holidays and carefully craft their wish lists. For some, the perfect present comes wrapped in a bow. For others, the greatest gift cannot be put into a box – the gift of life. This holiday season, let’s remember the mothers, fathers, sons and daughters who are eagerly waiting for life-saving cures. Thankfully, our nation is blessed to hav... Read more

  • Nuclear is a necessary part of our clean-energy future
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on November 22, 2019 | Preview rr

    By Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) November 22, 2019 Over the past year, clean energy has become a hot topic, dominating news cycles and conversations around the country. I welcome this conversation and believe the American people deserve to get all the facts. Liberals keep offering unrealistic and costly energy “solutions.” Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s socialist "Green New Deal" is a prime example. It’s one of the worst pieces of legislation I’ve ever ... Read more

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