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June 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, supported the committee’s bipartisan passage of the INVEST in America Act of 2021. The bill is a five-year reauthorization of surface transportation measures. Allred also secured funds for local projects including DART systems upgrades.

June 4, 2021 Press Release

Richardson, Texas -- Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today announced the names of the North Texas students he nominated that received appointments to our nation’s service academies.

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June 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) joined members of the Texas congressional delegation from both sides of the aisle in urging the Department of Defense to review how changing population demographics impact the needs of National Guard Bureaus.

June 2, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX-32) and Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-WI-08) today re-introduced the Revitalizing American Priorities for Infrastructure Development (RAPID) Act in the House.

May 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX-32), a member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, joined Congressman John Katko (R-NY-24) in introducing the William Becker Promoting Careers in Aviation for America’s Veterans Act.

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May 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released the following statement after most Republicans in the Senate voted to block legislation that would form a bipartisan commission tasked with investigating the deadly insurrection.

May 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX-32) joined Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH-16) and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) in introducing the Documenting Adversarial Trade Aggression (DATA) Act yesterday. This bill would establish a China Economic Data Coordination Center within the Bureau of Economic Analysis at the Department of Commerce.

May 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released the following statement after voting for bipartisan legislation to establish a commission tasked with investigating the deadly insurrection.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted to pass the bipartisan COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act to improve hate crime reporting and combat incidences of hate-related violence, with a particular focus on the dramatic rise in anti-Asian hate incidents seen across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In The News

June 2, 2021 In The News

Texas is one of several states where Republican lawmakers have moved to introduce restrictive voting laws in the aftermath of the general election where former President Donald Trump falsely claimed the election was stolen from him. Amy Gardner, national political reporter at the Washington Post, and Texas Congressman Colin Allred joined

June 1, 2021 In The News
Texas Democratic Rep. Colin Allred said on Tuesday that even if the Senate version takes a different path from the House bill, it must advance in light of efforts to restrict voting access nationwide.
May 28, 2021 In The News

Dallas Rep. Colin Allred, a Democrat, accused Republicans of enabling Trump’s ongoing efforts to undermine democracy and rule of law.

April 28, 2021 In The News

They argued that the patchwork of state laws could put students in a position to hire advisers to help them analyze which state laws are most beneficial financially for their playing careers. U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, a Dallas Democrat and former college football player, is among those to sign on as a co-sponsor of the bill.”

April 27, 2021 In The News

If Colin Allred had been in Washington two weeks ago, he would have gone to the White House for the Congressional Black Caucus’s meeting with the president. Instead, he was in his garage in Dallas, cradling his newborn, pedaling his exercise bike, and occasionally reading briefing memos from his staff on his phone.

April 15, 2021 In The News
North Texans are finally getting much needed help from the American Rescue Plan, the relief package Congress passed in March to help our country recover and end the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
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April 1, 2021 In The News
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March 27, 2021 In The News

Like most hardworking parents, I struggle to balance my work and family lives. Traveling back and forth from Dallas to Washington as a member of Congress puts a strain on my wife and family that is impossible to ignore.

But one thing I won’t compromise on is paternity leave.

March 12, 2021 In The News

Democratic U.S. Rep. Colin Allred of Dallas — a former Baylor football player who had a four-year pro career with the Tennessee Titans — said he was lucky he got the chance to play in the NFL, not because of talent but just because he avoided major injuries along the way.

March 10, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Colin Allred (D-TX 32nd District) will host a telephone town hall on available assistance for North Texans affected by last month's winter storm.

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