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June 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted for the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA) to level the playing field for older workers and restore their rights to fight back against discrimination.

June 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) introduced the Open RAN Outreach Act, a bipartisan bill to strengthen the diversity of U.S. wireless networks and protect the supply chain from reliance on untrusted technology companies.

June 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a former voting rights attorney, co-led the introduction of The Preventing Election Subversion Act of 2021.

June 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Jefferson-Hamilton award for his bipartisan work in Congress to grow the economy, create jobs and support the business community.

June 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, today released the following statement after voting to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF).

June 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, introduced the FY 2021 Major Medical Facility Authorization Act, H.R. 3804. This bipartisan bill authorizes several Veterans Affairs construction projects funded in fiscal year 2021, including a spinal cord injury center in Dallas, Texas.

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.

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.


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.

May 6, 2021 In The News

These past few months have been some of the most critical in stemming the COVID-19 pandemic since it started. Millions of Texans are now fully vaccinated and we are steps closer to keeping our communities safer and healthier.

May 2, 2021 In The News

A new resource is now available for restaurants trying to recover financially from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.
April 1, 2021 In The News
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.