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December 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today introduced the Brian McDaniel Helicopter Safety Act, a bill to improve helicopter safety for commercial tour operators.

November 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) released the following statement after being chosen by his colleagues as Caucus Representative to House leadership in the 117th Congress. The position represents Democratic members who have served five terms or less. In the previous Congress, Allred served as co-President of the Freshman Democratic Class. 

November 19, 2020 Casework Success Stories

Emmanuel is an independent contractor and 18-wheeler truck driver from Wylie. Like many North Texans, Emmanuel was experiencing increased financial hardships amid the ongoing pandemic and applied for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) through the Small Business Administration (SBA).

November 19, 2020 Casework Success Stories

Earlier this year, Robert applied to receive Medicare benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA). Unfortunately, Robert had not heard back from SSA for several months regarding his application. Confused and frustrated, Robert turned to Rep. Allred for help. 

November 19, 2020 Casework Success Stories

Donald expected to receive his Economic Impact Payment (EIP) in the spring like many North Texans who qualified for the stimulus payment. But when August came and it never arrived, Donald grew anxious. He needed the money after facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today a resolution sponsored by Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) and Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA-14) on the importance of the U.S.-Iraq strategic relationship passed the U.S. House. Both are members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. 

October 29, 2020 Press Release

Richardson, Texas – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today announced he helped secure over $2.3 million in savings for constituents of the 32nd District of Texas since his first day in Congress.

October 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today called on Texas to expand Medicaid, and for the Administration and the Senate to come to the table to expand health care coverage and lower costs.

October 7, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) announced that he is a Common Ground “Champion” and was named among the most bipartisan members of the House.

October 7, 2020 Casework Success Stories

Dana was expecting to receive an Economic Impact Payment (EIP) debit card but grew frustrated when her EIP debit card was sent to her old mailing address.


In The News

June 1, 2020 In The News

Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, also condemned rioting, writing Sunday that the violence “should not drown out the message of the many who are in pain.”

Allred continued that repeated killings of black people at the hands of police and systemic racism have created an atmosphere of grief in Dallas.

May 1, 2020 In The News

Among the lawmakers to sign the letter was Rep. Colin Allred, a Dallas Democrat whose district was hit hard by the storms.

April 28, 2020 In The News

El congresista Colin Allred, representante del distrito 32 (Dallas) en la Cámara Baja federal, comentó que las autoridades de Texas debían poner su máximo esfuerzo en medidas de precaución al reabrir la economía.

April 27, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Colin Allred on Monday urged caution in reopening the Texas economy and risking the gains made in the fight against the deadly coronavirus.

April 27, 2020 In The News

Despite what you might hear coming out of Washington, D.C., affordable access to quality health care is not a partisan issue for regular Americans. That basic fact is even more pronounced as people struggle to survive the coronavirus pandemic.

April 23, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, also released a statement.

“This bill is a good step, and we have much more work to do, including providing assistance to all our cities. Our economic future is directly tied to our public health response," he said. "I hope that our focus moving forward can be on developing a plan to dramatically ramp up testing, contact tracing and treatment."

April 21, 2020 In The News

“We must have transparency and accurate reporting at all our long-term care facilities so we can protect our loved ones during this crisis,” said Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32).

April 20, 2020 In The News

Days after Gov. Greg Abbott announced he was lifting some restrictions placed on Texans because of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Rep. Colin Allred said he doesn’t want officials to move too quickly.

April 20, 2020 In The News

“Obviously, we don’t have a strong supply chain,” says U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, a Democrat from Dallas. “Ninety percent of the production of our PPE equipment is from abroad.”

April 16, 2020 In The News

"And I have been hearing about that from folks all across my district. And I'm extremely concerned by it," said Rep.