Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted for H.R. 1, the For The People Act. Allred is a cosponsor of this bill that would establish automatic and same-day voter registration, end partisan gerrymandering, stop voter purges, and restrict voter ID laws.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) voted to pass a COVID relief package.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today voted for the Equality Act, which passed the House with bipartisan support. Allred is an original cosponsor of the bill which would codify civil rights protections for LGBTQ Americans in federal law.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) introduced the Know Your Polling Place Act and the Shell Company Abuse Act, bills that will make our democracy more secure and accessible.
DALLAS – Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) spoke with Curt Morgan, CEO of the North Texas based energy company Vistra Corporation. Mr. Morgan, whose company took temporary emergency measures ahead of the storm to keep production online, relayed several concerning details about the failure of state leaders and ERCOT to prepare for last week’s storm.
DALLAS – Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) applauded President Biden’s swift approval of a major disaster declaration for 77 Texas counties, including Dallas, Collin, and Tarrant Counties.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today introduced the Aid and Attendance Support Act.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Colin Allred (TX-32) joined his House colleagues Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Tom Reed (NY-23), Carolyn B.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) voted to provide a waiver to the seven-year prohibition window, allowing retired General Lloyd Austin III to be considered to serve as Secretary of Defense. Allred has worked to ensure Gen.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Allred (TX-32) joined his bipartisan, bicameral colleagues, U.S. Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and John Boozman, R-Ark., and U.S.
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Congressman Colin Allred [D-Richardson] held a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday evening where parents could ask questions of local school leaders in his district. Allred's district includes parts of Dallas, Garland, Highland Park, Richardson and Wylie ISDs.
Another Democratic Congressman from North Texas, Colin Allred said in a statement, “Moving the election date isn’t just wrong, it is unconstitutional. As a voting rights lawyer, this idea is deeply troubling to me.”
Texas Rep. Colin Allred wrote on Twitter on Saturday that "too many" of his constituents in North Texas have yet to receive their stimulus checks.
"Too many North Texans still haven't received the stimulus checks they are owed," he wrote. "It's why earlier this month I joined a bipartisan group of colleagues to urge the IRS to make changes so we can help end the delays."
The Restart Act began in the House and migrated to the Senate, where co-sponsor Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., predicts passage sometime in August. Cabaniss said the Restart Act has the stamp of Texas all over it. Co-sponsors include Rep. Colin Allred of Dallas, a Democrat, Rep. Kay Granger of Fort Worth, a Republican, and Rep.
Today, Representatives Marc Veasey (TX-33), Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30), Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), and Colin Allred (TX-32) hosted a press call for regional reporters on the Senate’s need to extend $600 weekly emergency unemployment payments that are due to expire at the end of this month.
U.S. Representative Colin Allred: We are facing an unprecedented crisis with so many North Texans without work and bills are still piling up. That’s why we must provide continued support to those who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own. Economic relief during a pandemic should not be a partisan issue.
Democratic Congressman Colin Allred of Dallas urged the Senate to follow the House’s lead on this issue as soon as possible.
Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas, introduced the Veterans Claim Transparency Act earlier this month to reinstate the 48-hour review period. During Thursday's House Veterans Affairs Committee subpanel hearing, Allred said the process serves as an "extra check on the accuracy of benefit determinations" and helps "identify technical mistakes and errors that can affect veterans' benefits ...
Senate Democrats introduced legislation in May to reinstate the practice. Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas, introduced a companion bill in the House this week. Under the legislation, veterans service organizations, as well as attorneys and claims agents, would be permitted to review decisions before they are final.
There is bipartisan agreement in Congress on the need for substantial investment in infrastructure and a final wave of COVID-19 relief, said Colin Allred, U.S. Congressman for Texas’ 32nd Congressional District, during a discussion hosted by the Dallas Regional Chamber and moderated by Chris Lawrence of WFAA.