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September 28, 2020 Press Release

Garland, Texas – On Friday, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) helped a North Texas veteran receive his Purple Heart medal 50 years after he suffered injuries while serving in Vietnam. U.S.

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September 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) and Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) introduced the Shell Company Abuse Act. This legislation would make it a felony to use or create an American shell company to conceal illegal political spending by foreign nationals.

September 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today released the following statement after news that the Dallas to Houston high-speed rail project received key approvals from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). 

September 3, 2020 Press Release

DALLAS – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released a video sharing stories from constituents of the 32nd District of Texas who submitted their experiences with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Nearly 2,000 North Texans submitted their concerns on changes to mail service to Allred.

August 26, 2020 Press Release

DALLAS – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released a short survey seeking feedback and input from North Texans in the 32nd District regarding the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Allred has been a vocal champion of the USPS and has voted to provide additional resources so it can continue stable and reliable mail operations during this pandemic.

August 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted for the Delivering for America Act, a bill that would prevent the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) from making operational changes impacting the delivery of the mail.

August 20, 2020 Press Release

DALLAS – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today visited the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) Dallas Processing and Distribution Center. Allred visited the facility to see first hand the impact of the Administration’s changes on postal workers and the delivery of mail in North Texas.

August 12, 2020 Casework Success Stories

Earlier this year, Jane, a PhD student at Southern Methodist University, applied for an Exchange Visitor Visa waiver through the State Department’s Waiver Review Division.

August 12, 2020 Casework Success Stories

After getting her degree, Lisa owed about $70,000 in federal student loans. In 2017, Lisa filed an application with the Department of Education (DOE) to discharge her loans due to total and permanent disability. The application was approved, and Lisa’s loan balance became zero.

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September 24, 2020 In The News

Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-Ohio), a former Ohio State and NFL receiver, introduced in the House his version of a bill to allow college athletes to benefit financially from their name, image and likeness through endorsements deals. While expected, the news is significant, as Gonzalez’s bill is bipartisan in nature, essential for legislation to potentially pass through a split Congress. Rep.

September 22, 2020 In The News

NFL Network's Will Selva joins the roundtable with U.S. Representatives Anthony Gonzalez and Colin Alfred to discuss the importance of voting.

September 21, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, a Democrat whose district includes northern and eastern Dallas County, also lauded the company’s progress, calling the rail line a “common-sense project” with bipartisan support.

August 5, 2020 In The News

U.S Rep. Colin Allred said it’s clear now that Texas reopened too soon and with too few precautions. “Though you can’t predict a pandemic, it didn’t have to be this way,” he said.

August 5, 2020 In The News

Congressman Colin Allred [D-Richardson] held a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday evening where parents could ask questions of local school leaders in his district. Allred's district includes parts of Dallas, Garland, Highland Park, Richardson and Wylie ISDs.

July 30, 2020 In The News

Another Democratic Congressman from North Texas, Colin Allred said in a statement, “Moving the election date isn’t just wrong, it is unconstitutional. As a voting rights lawyer, this idea is deeply troubling to me.”

July 27, 2020 In The News

Texas Rep. Colin Allred wrote on Twitter on Saturday that "too many" of his constituents in North Texas have yet to receive their stimulus checks.

"Too many North Texans still haven't received the stimulus checks they are owed," he wrote. "It's why earlier this month I joined a bipartisan group of colleagues to urge the IRS to make changes so we can help end the delays."

July 24, 2020 In The News

The Restart Act began in the House and migrated to the Senate, where co-sponsor Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., predicts passage sometime in August. Cabaniss said the Restart Act has the stamp of Texas all over it. Co-sponsors include Rep. Colin Allred of Dallas, a Democrat, Rep. Kay Granger of Fort Worth, a Republican, and Rep.

July 23, 2020 In The News

Today, Representatives Marc Veasey (TX-33), Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30), Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), and Colin Allred (TX-32) hosted a press call for regional reporters on the Senate’s need to extend $600 weekly emergency unemployment payments that are due to expire at the end of this month.

July 22, 2020 In The News

U.S. Representative Colin Allred: We are facing an unprecedented crisis with so many North Texans without work and bills are still piling up. That’s why we must provide continued support to those who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own. Economic relief during a pandemic should not be a partisan issue.

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