After immigrating to the United States from China, Lan enrolled at the University of Texas at Dallas to further her education and pursue the American dream. This year, she graduated with her PhD and was excited to receive a job offer starting in May.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today participated in a virtual town hall with employees at Match, which is headquartered in Dallas, in the 32nd District of Texas. The discussion was moderated by Hesam Hosseini, the CEO of Match and Match Affinity.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released the following statement in regards to the death of George Floyd and the President’s inappropriate tweets:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted for a bipartisan bill that will expand benefits and eligibility within the Payroll Protection Program (PPP). The Payroll Protection Program Flexibility Act passed with broad bipartisan support. Allred is a cosponsor of the bill.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today made additional resources available on his website aimed at helping to keep seniors safe from the threat of coronavirus. Visit the site at https://allred.house.gov/coronavirus#Seniors.
Late last year, Gary submitted a mail forwarding order with the United States Postal Service (USPS) so that his mail would be forwarded to his business address instead of his home address. Although Gary’s request was submitted correctly, he experienced many difficulties receiving his forwarded mail.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), released the following statement after the House passed the Heroes Act. The bipartisan bill makes a significant investment to increase testing, tracing and treatment, and provides substantial financial relief to state and local governments.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today introduced the Aid and Attendance Support Act.
Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) and Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency urging the federal government to continue to support Dallas County by providing 1,000 tests a day to support community-based testing sites.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today participated in a bipartisan discussion with Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) moderated by Gromer Jeffers Jr. from the Dallas Morning News.
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Among the lawmakers to sign the letter was Rep. Colin Allred, a Dallas Democrat whose district was hit hard by the storms.
El congresista Colin Allred, representante del distrito 32 (Dallas) en la Cámara Baja federal, comentó que las autoridades de Texas debían poner su máximo esfuerzo en medidas de precaución al reabrir la economía.
U.S. Rep. Colin Allred on Monday urged caution in reopening the Texas economy and risking the gains made in the fight against the deadly coronavirus.
Despite what you might hear coming out of Washington, D.C., affordable access to quality health care is not a partisan issue for regular Americans. That basic fact is even more pronounced as people struggle to survive the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, also released a statement.
“This bill is a good step, and we have much more work to do, including providing assistance to all our cities. Our economic future is directly tied to our public health response," he said. "I hope that our focus moving forward can be on developing a plan to dramatically ramp up testing, contact tracing and treatment."
“We must have transparency and accurate reporting at all our long-term care facilities so we can protect our loved ones during this crisis,” said Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32).
Days after Gov. Greg Abbott announced he was lifting some restrictions placed on Texans because of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Rep. Colin Allred said he doesn’t want officials to move too quickly.
“Obviously, we don’t have a strong supply chain,” says U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, a Democrat from Dallas. “Ninety percent of the production of our PPE equipment is from abroad.”
"And I have been hearing about that from folks all across my district. And I'm extremely concerned by it," said Rep.
Congressman Colin Allred, D-TX, is also working to convince his state to expand the program. Allred argues not doing so disproportionately affects African American and Latino communities, just like the virus.