Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), released the following statement after voting in support of the bipartisan Appropriations bills that will fund the government through September 30, 2020:
Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) along with House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano released a letter sent to the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Secretary of the Department of State, and the Secretary of the Department of Defense describing concerns from veterans serving as contractors with the Sta
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today released the following statement after the House Judiciary Committee voted to move forward on Articles of Impeachment:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) voted today to pass the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, H.R. 3.
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today attended a White House Summit on Child Care.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today released the following statement after joining House Leadership and members of the Texas delegation at a news conference discussing the agreement reached by the working group tasked with addressing outstanding issues with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted to pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act, H.R. 4. This bill seeks to protect the right to vote, and takes aim at voter suppression tactics by restoring Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, which was weakened by the 2013 Shelby vs. Holder Supreme Court decision.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX-32), Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) spent last week visiting with women and men in uniform serving overseas as part of a Congressional Delegation of members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. The delegation spent their Thanksgiving week in Kuwait and Afghanistan meeting with service members, military leaders and State Department officials.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today introduced the Helping Student Parents Succeed Act.
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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.
Allred is a breakout star among the Democratic freshmen who was elected copresident of the Democratic freshman class of 67. He defeated Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, the highest ranking GOP member of the House. Allred is being rewarded with three committee assignments: Veterans’ Affairs, Foreign Affairs, and Transportation and Infrastructure.
This Sunday, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) held a roundtable with federal workers living in the 32nd Congressional District of who have been impacted by the government shutdown. Allred listened to their stories, many of whom are working without pay or have been furloughed, and shared with the group his work to reopen the government, voting for bipartisan bills in the House.
The House is set to vote on Jan. 9 on a standalone resolution to intervene in the lawsuit by freshman Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas, Pelosi spokesman Henry Connolly said on Twitter. That resolution would be similar to Title III of the Democratic rules package detailing the authorization to intervene in the case.