Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX-32) and Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-WI-08) today re-introduced the Revitalizing American Priorities for Infrastructure Development (RAPID) Act in the House.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX-32), a member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, joined Congressman John Katko (R-NY-24) in introducing the William Becker Promoting Careers in Aviation for America’s Veterans Act.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released the following statement after most Republicans in the Senate voted to block legislation that would form a bipartisan commission tasked with investigating the deadly insurrection.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX-32) joined Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH-16) and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) in introducing the Documenting Adversarial Trade Aggression (DATA) Act yesterday. This bill would establish a China Economic Data Coordination Center within the Bureau of Economic Analysis at the Department of Commerce.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released the following statement after voting for bipartisan legislation to establish a commission tasked with investigating the deadly insurrection.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted to pass the bipartisan COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act to improve hate crime reporting and combat incidences of hate-related violence, with a particular focus on the dramatic rise in anti-Asian hate incidents seen across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ed is a veteran and Purple Heart recipient who served in both World War II and the Korean War. He was owed medical care benefits from the VA, but even with the help of attorneys in his family and after a litany of forms and appointments, he had been unable to receive them.
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) voted to pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act to prohibit employers from firing or otherwise discriminating against pregnant workers and to require that workplaces make reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees to en
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today highlighted a key provision of the American Rescue Plan which will dramatically increase the benefits of the Child Tax Credit to many families across North Texas.
Kathy receives survivors’ benefits from Social Security, and when her child turned 16, Kathy had to switch her benefits to exclude her child. Unbeknownst to her, the change somehow affected her Medicare enrollment, preventing it from beginning in November 2020 as it was supposed to.
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Democratic U.S. Rep. Colin Allred of Dallas — a former Baylor football player who had a four-year pro career with the Tennessee Titans — said he was lucky he got the chance to play in the NFL, not because of talent but just because he avoided major injuries along the way.
U.S. Rep. Colin Allred (D-TX 32nd District) will host a telephone town hall on available assistance for North Texans affected by last month's winter storm.
“This pandemic has been especially hard on families with young children and they need help,” Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, said in a statement. “I support these changes to the Child Tax Credit and believe they will make a real difference for families and kids — including lifting more than 4 million American kids out of poverty.”
Lines of cars were busy filing into the community coronavirus vaccination center at Fair Park on Friday. Members of Congress from the Dallas area visited.
Did ERCOT, the Public Utility Commission and Railroad Commission ignore warnings from energy companies across the state about the severity of this winter storm? According to U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, that’s exactly what happened, and it led to the largest forced power outage in the nation’s history.
The Texas electric grid was not built to withstand "much less than 10 degrees," U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, said on Saturday evening. But low temperatures set records over the last week with some reaching zero degrees, meteorologists said.
“This is the kind of common-sense bipartisan legislation that I came to Congress to try and introduce,” said U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas.
Small business owners trying to navigate the terrain of COVID-related government loans and the pandemic economy have a chance to ask questions and get updates on available assistance Friday.
“I’ve seen this for decades with the NCAA—they’ve never known how to approach this issue,” says Rep. Colin Allred (D-Texas), a former Baylor linebacker. “We’re really back at square one. The clock is ticking.”
"Let's be clear, this is one of the worst attacks in our history. Not in our modern history, in our entire history," Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, said in an interview on Capital Tonight. "The sacking of the U.S.