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June 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) introduced the Open RAN Outreach Act, a bipartisan bill to strengthen the diversity of U.S. wireless networks and protect the supply chain from reliance on untrusted technology companies.

June 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a former voting rights attorney, co-led the introduction of The Preventing Election Subversion Act of 2021.

June 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Jefferson-Hamilton award for his bipartisan work in Congress to grow the economy, create jobs and support the business community.

June 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, today released the following statement after voting to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF).

June 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, introduced the FY 2021 Major Medical Facility Authorization Act, H.R. 3804. This bipartisan bill authorizes several Veterans Affairs construction projects funded in fiscal year 2021, including a spinal cord injury center in Dallas, Texas.

June 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, supported the committee’s bipartisan passage of the INVEST in America Act of 2021. The bill is a five-year reauthorization of surface transportation measures. Allred also secured funds for local projects including DART systems upgrades.

June 4, 2021 Press Release

Richardson, Texas -- Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today announced the names of the North Texas students he nominated that received appointments to our nation’s service academies.

June 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) joined members of the Texas congressional delegation from both sides of the aisle in urging the Department of Defense to review how changing population demographics impact the needs of National Guard Bureaus.

June 2, 2021 Press Release

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.


In The News

April 1, 2021 In The News
March 27, 2021 In The News

Like most hardworking parents, I struggle to balance my work and family lives. Traveling back and forth from Dallas to Washington as a member of Congress puts a strain on my wife and family that is impossible to ignore.

But one thing I won’t compromise on is paternity leave.

March 12, 2021 In The News

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.

March 10, 2021 In The News

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.

March 8, 2021 In The News

“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.”

March 5, 2021 In The News

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. 

February 24, 2021 In The News

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.

February 21, 2021 In The News

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.

February 6, 2021 In The News

“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.

January 28, 2021 In The News

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.