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...

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...

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...

Surprise Medical Billing Must End

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By Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) March 1, 2020 https://bit.ly/2vnzYAJ 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...

Radical resolution would harm future of life-saving disease cures

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By Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) December 11, 2019 https://bit.ly/2RRSfPr 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 a...

Nuclear is a necessary part of our clean-energy future

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By Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) November 22, 2019 https://washex.am/34cuk0m 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 s...

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