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Colin Allred came to Capitol Hill in January as a recently elected Democrat congressman from North Texas touting a balanced perspective on partisanship.
“There are reasonable folks on both sides of the aisle who are sincerely just trying to move their communities forward.” Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R) Ohio said last night.
Representative Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio’s 16th Congressional District held a bipartisan town hall Thursday with Representative Colin Allred of Texas’ 32nd district.
The former Baylor, Scott and White hospital in Garland may provide another healthcare option for veterans if a bipartisan group of North Texas Congress members gets their way.
The signs that line the entrance are all stripped. The building facade is bare. What was once Baylor Scott & White Garland is now an empty building.
The medical center closed earlier this year and is looking for a new owner.
A group of 14 House Democrats sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi today urging her to bring a vote by the end of the year on USMCA, President Trump's renegotiated trade deal with Canada and Mexico.
- Colin Allred (D-Texas)
Freshman Reps. Colin Allred and Anthony Gonzalez are using their shared background as NFL players to demonstrate bipartisanship in a deeply divided Congress.
Freshman U.S. representatives Colin Allred, D-Texas, and Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, may be members of opposites parties but they both have a lot in common.
They both are new to Congress, new dads and are former NFL players.
The congressmen are working together on a bipartisan effort to change the conversation in Washington D.C.
A new clinic in Garland could lower the average wait time at veterans’ health facilities in the area and would provide a new, more accessible location for veterans who live on the northern side of the Metroplex, said Rep. Ron Wright, an Arlington Republican who helped write the letter with Rep. Colin Allred, a Dallas-area Democrat.
They played on rival teams in the National Football League. They’re members of rival political parties in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Congressman Colin Allred, who represents parts of Garland, and both Republican and Democratic congressional colleagues from North Texas recently sent a letter to the VA secretary. It said the recently-closed Baylor Hospital in Garland can be donated and retrofitted as a VA clinic.