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June 10, 2019 Press Release

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.

June 5, 2019 Press Release

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.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

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.  

June 3, 2019 Casework Success Stories

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.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

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.  

May 20, 2019 Press Release

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).

May 17, 2019 Press Release

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.  

May 16, 2019 Press Release

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.   


May 16, 2019 Press Release

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.  


May 15, 2019 Casework Success Stories

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. 


In The News

March 31, 2019 In The News

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.

March 29, 2019 In The News
The resolution was introduced Friday by freshman Democratic Rep. Colin Allred of Texas.
March 27, 2019 In The News

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.

March 20, 2019 In The News

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.”

March 13, 2019 In The News

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.

February 13, 2019 In The News

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.

February 10, 2019 In The News

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.

February 5, 2019 In The News

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.

February 5, 2019 In The News

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.

February 2, 2019 In The News

Allred visited his alma-mater Pershing Elementary to speak to students and collect valentines made for veterans to distribute at the North Texas VA.