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April 30, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today encouraged North Texas restaurants that have been struggling due to the pandemic to apply for relief through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Restaurant Revitalization Fund.

April 29, 2021 Press Release

Dallas  – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today announced his support for 10 Community Project Funding submissions for the 32nd District of Texas that will be recommended to the House Appropriations Committee for fiscal year 2022.

April 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) cosponsored the Student Athlete Level Playing Field Act, legislation that would grant student-athletes the right to financially benefit from their name, image, and likeness (NIL).

April 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, introduced the bipartisan Veterans Claim Transparency Act.

April 14, 2021 Casework Success Stories

Laura had filed an amended tax return with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the 2018 filing period. With the amended return submitted, she was due a refund payment from the IRS, but after more than a year, she still hadn't received it. Frustrated by the long delay, Laura decided to contact Rep.

March 29, 2021 Press Release

DALLAS  – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) announced today that he will take a short paternity leave after he and his wife, Alexandra Eber, welcomed their new son, Cameron Eber Allred. Allred released the following statement regarding his paternity leave.

March 20, 2021 Press Release

Garland, Texas – Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) visited the Garland VA Medical Center, attended their coronavirus vaccination clinic, and spoke with staff about the newly established hospital’s efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic and care for North Texas veterans. 

March 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today voted in favor of the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021. Allred is an original cosponsor of the measure which passed the House with bipartisan support.  

March 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) voted to pass the American Rescue Plan Act.

March 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) led his bipartisan colleagues, Reps. Jack Bergman (MI-01), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), Joe Neguse (CO-02), and Andy Kim (NJ-03), in introducing the Homeland and Cyber Threat (HACT) Act.


In The News

January 6, 2021 In The News

As a violent mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters pounded on the House chamber’s doors after breaching security at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Dallas Rep. Colin Allred – a hulk of a man who once played in the NFL – took off his jacket and tie.

“I was prepared for whatever might come,” he said.

January 6, 2021 In The News

Democratic Congressman Colin Allred, who represents District 32 in Texas, called the day's events "treasonous" and "seditious" in a statement. He said the storming of the Capitol was a result of the President and his allies refusing to accept the results of the presidential elections.

December 11, 2020 In The News

In a virtual town hall Thursday hosted by Dallas U.S. Rep.

November 28, 2020 In The News

Congressmen Colin Allred and Van Taylor spoke with FOX 4 about if there is real movement in Washington.

November 27, 2020 In The News

As they entered the studio to record the KXAS (NBC 5) and The Dallas Morning News’ Sunday political show Lone Star Politics, Democrat Colin Allred tugged on Republican Van Taylor’s jacket and told him that he needed Taylor’s backing on a piece of prescription drug legislation.

October 29, 2020 In The News

Rep. Colin Allred, a Texas Democrat who participated in the summit, said he doesn’t believe child care should be a partisan issue, which is why he was glad to take part in the event led by Ivanka Trump. 

September 24, 2020 In The News

Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-Ohio), a former Ohio State and NFL receiver, introduced in the House his version of a bill to allow college athletes to benefit financially from their name, image and likeness through endorsements deals. While expected, the news is significant, as Gonzalez’s bill is bipartisan in nature, essential for legislation to potentially pass through a split Congress. Rep.

September 22, 2020 In The News

NFL Network's Will Selva joins the roundtable with U.S. Representatives Anthony Gonzalez and Colin Alfred to discuss the importance of voting.

September 21, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, a Democrat whose district includes northern and eastern Dallas County, also lauded the company’s progress, calling the rail line a “common-sense project” with bipartisan support.

August 5, 2020 In The News

U.S Rep. Colin Allred said it’s clear now that Texas reopened too soon and with too few precautions. “Though you can’t predict a pandemic, it didn’t have to be this way,” he said.