On July 12, 2017, the RACE for Children Act passed in the House, with support of Augusta native and Representative for the Georgia 12th congressional district, Representative Rick Allen. In July 16th’s Augusta Chronicle, Representative Allen shares how Brennan Simkins inspired his support for the legislation. 

Posted July 15, 2017 11:56 pm – Updated July 16, 2017 12:15 am
By Rep. Rick Allen
Guest Columnist

When I think of childhood, I think of my four children running around the house many years ago, and now the sounds of my 12 grandchildren playing with their cousins. I think of the countless hours spent at basketball games and dance recitals.

But for thousands of children in America, childhood is interrupted by hospital stays, doctors and cancer treatment…” Read the full article from the Augusta Chronicle