Democrats’ Abuse Power to Push Partisan Agenda

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The Augusta Press https://www.theaugustapress.com/democrats-abuse-power-to-push-partisan-agenda/ Democrat leadership must believe that the American People have short memories. Just months ago, the Biden-Harris Administration called for unity and promised to work on healing a nation that is undoubtedly divided politically. But the actions of the past three months tell a very different story. During... Read more »

The PRO Act is a huge blow to American workers’ freedom and privacy

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Augusta Chronicle March 29, 2021 https://bit.ly/3cuUMIY Prior to serving in Congress, I spent 37 years building and operating a small business, so I know firsthand how federal policies impact employers and employees. I’m excited to continue utilizing my business experience as the Republican leader on the House Education and Labor Committee’s Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Subcommitt... Read more »

House Democrats' top priority is a government power grab

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Augusta Chronicle Rep. Rick W. Allen https://bit.ly/370Zlb7 Voting is a sacred right and the most important tool in which we shape our republic, yet too many Americans have lost faith in the integrity of our elections. It’s incumbent on leaders at all levels to work together to implement safeguards to strengthen and restore faith in the process, and I continue to urge state legislatures – bodies w... Read more »

We will get through this tough time

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Augusta Chronicle Rep. Rick W. Allen November 14, 2020 https://www.augustachronicle.com/opinion/20201116/guest-column-we-will-get-through-this-tough-time Our lives have all been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and while our nation has been incredibly resilient – especially here in Georgia – the fight to combat the coronavirus and restore the greatest economy in the world is far from over. One m... Read more »

Commitment stays strong to develop COVID vaccine

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Augusta Chronicle U.S. Rep Rick W. Allen September 20, 2020 https://www.augustachronicle.com/opinion/20200920/guest-column-commitment-stays-strong-to-develop-covid-vaccine It’s been a tough year for us all, especially American workers and families whose businesses and livelihoods were devastated by the impact of COVID-19. Unfortunately, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats have made their radi... Read more »

Examine Postal Service status in proper perspective

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Augusta Chronicle U.S. Rep. Rick Allen https://www.augustachronicle.com/opinion/20200912/guest-column-examine-postal-service-status-in-proper-perspective The U.S. Postal Service is a unique government service that has long played an integral role in American life. I’m grateful for the men and women who provide this service, and I will continue to support them and the millions of Americans who rely... Read more »

Schools can reopen safely if they do it right

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Washington Examiner Congressman Rick W. Allen https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/schools-can-reopen-safely-if-they-do-it-right Our nation has faced many new challenges this year, and though we will undoubtedly encounter more in the months to come, I’ve seen people meet these challenges with a resilience and strength that gives me hope for our nation’s future. I’m eternally grateful ... Read more »

Democrats should join Republicans in condemning lawlessness and supporting police

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By Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) July 9, 2020 https://fxn.ws/2ZVNBlN Over the past month, we’ve seen radical progressives attack our nation. Legitimate and peaceful protests have been hijacked by violent lawbreakers with the ultimate goal of total anarchy. Now we’re experiencing attacks on law enforcement, the destruction of presidential memorials and the establishment of so-called “autonomou... Read more »

Defunding has no place in police-reform legislation

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By Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) June 25, 2020 https://bit.ly/3i3pVUz Today marks one month since the wrongful death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since that tragic day, his death has sparked calls for police reform. I believe that in order for justice to be served, we must reevaluate policing policies from the bottom up to ensure this situation will never occur again. No officer... Read more »

Congress must unite for next phase of coronavirus legislation

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By Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) March 24, 2020 https://bit.ly/2y77wUA 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 ther... Read more »

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