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July 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, the Major Medical Facility Authorization Act, led by Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), passed the House with bipartisan support. This bill authorizes several Veterans Affairs construction projects funded in fiscal year 2021, including a spinal cord injury center in Dallas.

July 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX-32) joined Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX-26), Congressman Jason Crow (D-CO-06), and Congressman Neal Dunn (R-FL-02) to re-introduce the Veterans Health Care Stamp Act of 2021.

July 21, 2021 Press Release

Richardson, TX – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released a report detailing his work for the people of the 32nd District of Texas during the first half of 2021.

July 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX-32), joined with U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Roy Blunt (R-MO), and Congressman Scott Peters (D-CA-52) and Congressman Tracey Mann (R-KS-01) to introduce the Veteran Peer Specialist Act.

July 19, 2021 Press Release

DALLAS – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released a short survey seeking to learn how the improved and expanded Child Tax Credit will make a difference for North Texas families. Allred released his survey days after parents began receiving initial payments of this benefit, which he supported in the American Rescue Plan.

July 15, 2021 Press Release

DALLAS — Today, initial payments of the expanded Child Tax Credit land in North Texans’ bank accounts, a provision which Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) supported in the American Rescue Plan.

July 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, voted for the bipartisan passage of the INVEST in America Act in the House.

June 30, 2021 Casework Success Stories

Dallas resident Heidi was supposed to receive a $600 economic impact payment, thanks to the American Rescue Plan, from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). However, the IRS had the wrong address and continued to send her mail to California. After attempting to contact the IRS and having no luck, she contacted Rep.

June 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released the following statement thanking First Lady Dr. Jill Biden for visiting the Conrad High School vaccination site in Dallas and encouraging North Texans to get vaccinated.

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.


In The News

June 10, 2021 In The News

U.S. Labor Secretary Martin Walsh and Rep. Colin Allred met with business leaders and community organizers in Dallas on Thursday to tout the Biden administration’s plans to shore up the nation’s infrastructure and expand family leave benefits.

June 9, 2021 In The News

By Colin Allred, Stephen Morgan

When we met as part of the British-American Parliamentary Exchange in 2019, we never imagined the gravity of the events we would face in public service.

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.