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September 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today announced his cosponsorship of the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, H.R. 3, which would lower prescription drug costs for all Americans. 

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September 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today released the following statement: 

“I take my oath of office very seriously, and with it the responsibility to defend the Constitution and to preserve our democratic institutions.

September 24, 2019 Casework Success Stories

George immigrated to Garland from India to serve as a pastor at a local church. He applied for his social security card from the Social Security Administration (SSA), and after ten months, three visits to SSA offices, and four more requests, he still hadn’t received the card. 

September 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today released the following statement: 

September 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted for the bipartisan Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR). This bill prohibits the enforcement of mandatory, pre-dispute arbitration, also known as forced arbitration, which are provisions in contracts involving consumers, employment, antitrust and civil rights disputes.

September 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today applauded the University of Texas at Dallas for earning a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The grant will be used to develop technology around offshore wind turbine systems.  

September 19, 2019 Casework Success Stories

Joan served as a teacher for Dallas ISD, and purposely resigned early to qualify for an exemption to the Government Pension Offset (GPO), in order to collect her husband’s social security benefits. 

September 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) cosponsored the bipartisan Restoring Integrity to America’s Elections Act to reform the Federal Election Commission (FEC) so it can enforce our nation’s campaign finance and election laws in a non-partisan manner. 

September 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), along with several other freshman lawmakers, urged House leadership to follow fiscally responsible policies as they consider legislation. 

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August 22, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congressman Veasey (TX-33) and Congressman Allred (TX-32) joined local public health care experts and advocates to unveil the Baby Box and Maternal Assistance Act of 2019 (H.R. 4201).

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July 26, 2019 In The News

Freshman Reps. Colin Allred and Anthony Gonzalez are using their shared background as NFL players to demonstrate bipartisanship in a deeply divided Congress.

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July 26, 2019 In The News

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.

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  1. Colin Allred (D-Texas)
July 26, 2019 In The News

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.

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July 26, 2019 In The News

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.

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July 25, 2019 In The News

They played on rival teams in the National Football League. They’re members of rival political parties in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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July 24, 2019 In The News

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.

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July 24, 2019 In The News

But VA leadership did not provide specific solutions for what’s happening in New Mexico or other areas like North Texas, where Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas, said 40-80 veterans are waiting for beds at VA hospitals every day. 

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July 11, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Colin Allred toured the facility on Friday, July 5, and in Washington, D.C., formally commended the city for its utilization in federal grants and its investment in Carver Senior Center.

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July 9, 2019 In The News

U.S. Congressman Colin Allred has never forgotten the people who influenced and guided him, and laid out the opportunities to chase his dreams.

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July 8, 2019 In The News

Dallas officers along with Mayor Eric Johnson and Rep. Colin Allred were in attendance during the ceremony.

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