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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

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.

August 5, 2020 In The News

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.

July 30, 2020 In The News

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.”

July 27, 2020 In The News

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."

July 24, 2020 In The News

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.

July 23, 2020 In The News

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.

July 22, 2020 In The News

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.

July 22, 2020 In The News

Democratic Congressman Colin Allred of Dallas urged the Senate to follow the House’s lead on this issue as soon as possible.

July 16, 2020 In The News

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 ...