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In a virtual town hall Thursday hosted by Dallas U.S. Rep.
Congressmen Colin Allred and Van Taylor spoke with FOX 4 about if there is real movement in Washington.
As they entered the studio to record the KXAS (NBC 5) and The Dallas Morning News’ Sunday political show Lone Star Politics, Democrat Colin Allred tugged on Republican Van Taylor’s jacket and told him that he needed Taylor’s backing on a piece of prescription drug legislation.
Rep. Colin Allred, a Texas Democrat who participated in the summit, said he doesn’t believe child care should be a partisan issue, which is why he was glad to take part in the event led by Ivanka Trump.
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.
NFL Network's Will Selva joins the roundtable with U.S. Representatives Anthony Gonzalez and Colin Alfred to discuss the importance of voting.
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.
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.
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.
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.”