Washington, D.C. –– Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) this week announced he has joined the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) as an Associate Member along with a total of 11 new Associate Members.
Washington, D.C. –– Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) helped lead an effort urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow a debate and an up or down vote on the For the People Act (H.R.1/S. 949). The For the People Act passed the U.S. House in March and is a once-in-a-generation anti-corruption, voting rights, and money in politics reform bill.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today voted in favor of the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019. Allred is an original cosponsor of the measure which passed the House with bipartisan support.
Julie is a social worker from Garland who worked at nonprofit organizations for over a decade. During this time, she stayed up to date with her student loan payments in order to qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted for the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. The bipartisan bill makes it easier for Americans to save more for a secure retirement and delivers tax relief to children and families, including Gold Star families, hit with unfair tax increases from the 2017 tax law.
Washington, D.C. -- Democratic freshman class co-presidents Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) and Congresswoman Haley Stevens (MI-11) led a bipartisan retreat today hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center. Also participating in the event was Republican freshman class president Mark Green (TN-07).
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today voted for the Equality Act, which passed the House with bipartisan support. Allred is a cosponsor of the bill which ensures that civil rights protections for LGBTQ persons are enshrined in federal law.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today voted for the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act of 2019. The bipartisan bill is a combination of several measures aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs and stabilizing the health care system.
Washington, D.C. -- The Dallas Morning News reported on the 737 Max hearing yesterday and Congressman Colin Allred’s (TX-32) effort as a member the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to ensure there is accountability and federal transportation officials are working toward improving our federal aviation safety protocols.
After 16 years of working in the field, Evan was excited to open his own distillery in the city of Richardson. As a Richardson resident with two children attending Richardson ISD schools, he looked forward to the prospect of contributing to the community he loved.
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To learn more, I reached out to the offices of Senator John Cornyn, a Republican, who wasn't available for an interview. I also spoke with Rep. Colin Allred, a Democrat.
Allred says he frequently reads messages, sometimes calls constituents and helps his staffers craft responses.
Meanwhile, Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas, accused Pompeo of using concerns about leaks to prevent State Department officials from briefing the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Afghanistan.
The situation grabbed the attention of Congressman Colin Allred, who sent a letter to the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, asking for consideration for Amiri’s parents “to say their final goodbyes.”
U.S. House Democrats introduced the Equality Act, which would prohibit anti-LGBT discrimination, this afternoon (Wednesday, March 13) and the three North Texas Democrats — Reps. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Marc Veasey and Colin Allred — have signed on as co-sponsors.
Allred is taking paternity leave from the House, and left Washington Feb. 6 for Dallas to be with Eber ahead of the birth. He is using the birth of his first child to advocate for paid parental leave policies.
While meeting with constituents at a town hall on the campus of Richland College Sunday, freshman Democratic Congressman Colin Allred said he is optimistic another shutdown can be avoided.
U.S. Rep. Colin Allred (D-Dallas, Dist. 32) said he's hopeful the president will try to unite the country and that he's looking for signals from the president that he wants to invest in infrastructure and lower the cost of health care.
Nathan Cortez, wife Natalie died of cancer last year: His late wife was advocate for Affordable Care Act patient protections. He's the guest of Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas.
Allred visited his alma-mater Pershing Elementary to speak to students and collect valentines made for veterans to distribute at the North Texas VA.