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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 23, 2019 Casework Success Stories

Saqib emigrated from Qatar to Richardson to find a job and pursue his version of the American dream. After living in America for a few years, he made the decision to become a U.S. citizen, and submitted an application for naturalization.

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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August 8, 2019 Casework Success Stories

Mary and her husband were longtime residents of Garland. Mary’s husband selflessly and honorably served in our nation’s armed forces. Unfortunately, late last year Mary’s husband passed away. After he passed, Mary’s bills began to pile up.

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March 27, 2019 In The News

Meanwhile, Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas, accused Pompeo of using concerns about leaks to prevent State Department officials from briefing the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Afghanistan.

March 20, 2019 In The News

The situation grabbed the attention of Congressman Colin Allred, who sent a letter to the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, asking for consideration for Amiri’s parents “to say their final goodbyes.”

March 13, 2019 In The News

U.S. House Democrats introduced the Equality Act, which would prohibit anti-LGBT discrimination, this afternoon (Wednesday, March 13) and the three North Texas Democrats — Reps. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Marc Veasey and Colin Allred — have signed on as co-sponsors.

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February 13, 2019 In The News

Allred is taking paternity leave from the House, and left Washington Feb. 6 for Dallas to be with Eber ahead of the birth. He is using the birth of his first child to advocate for paid parental leave policies.

 
February 10, 2019 In The News

While meeting with constituents at a town hall on the campus of Richland College Sunday, freshman Democratic Congressman Colin Allred said he is optimistic another shutdown can be avoided.

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February 5, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Colin Allred (D-Dallas, Dist. 32) said he's hopeful the president will try to unite the country and that he's looking for signals from the president that he wants to invest in infrastructure and lower the cost of health care.

February 5, 2019 In The News

Nathan Cortez, wife Natalie died of cancer last year: His late wife was advocate for Affordable Care Act patient protections. He's the guest of Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas.

February 2, 2019 In The News

Allred visited his alma-mater Pershing Elementary to speak to students and collect valentines made for veterans to distribute at the North Texas VA. 

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January 29, 2019 In The News

 All but the last four days of his short stint in Washington were spent with the government partly shuttered, and on Tuesday, Dallas Rep. Colin Allred led other Democratic freshmen in a push to avert future shutdowns.

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January 23, 2019 In The News

Every day that I have served in the U.S. House representing the 32nd district of Texas, the government has been closed because of a shutdown that has now become the longest in U.S. history. I have watched in increasing dismay as the stalemate has widened and the effects have hurt government workers and their families in North Texas.

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