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March 3, 2021 Press Release

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.

February 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) voted to pass a COVID relief package.

February 25, 2021 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 an original cosponsor of the bill which would codify civil rights protections for LGBTQ Americans in federal law.  

February 24, 2021 Press Release

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.

February 20, 2021 Press Release

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.

February 20, 2021 Press Release

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.

February 4, 2021 Press Release

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.

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February 2, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Colin Allred (TX-32) joined his House colleagues Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Tom Reed (NY-23), Carolyn B.

January 21, 2021 Press Release

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.

January 19, 2021 Press Release

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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July 16, 2020 In The News

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.

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July 13, 2020 In The News

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.

June 26, 2020 In The News

Democratic U.S. Reps. Eddie Bernice Johnson and Colin Allred, both of Dallas, authored a similar letter Thursday. Houston-area Reps. Sylvia Garcia, Al Green, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher and Sheila Jackson Lee, all Democrats, also protested the decision to end the funding in a letter to FEMA and HHS on Tuesday.

June 25, 2020 In The News

As a country, we have made a promise to serve our veterans as they have bravely put their lives on the line to defend our freedom. That is why it is our duty as a nation to support our veterans as they transition to civilian life when they return home.

June 25, 2020 In The News

U.S. Reps. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, and Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, wrote a letter Thursday to Azar and Gaynor, supporting the county of Dallas’ request for additional testing supplies.

June 24, 2020 In The News

Representative Colin Allred issued a statement Tuesday, advocating for Dallas. The statement reads, “Testing is critical to beating this virus… We must make testing easily accessible to everyone, but the lack of a national strategy has left North Texas without the necessary resources."

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June 24, 2020 In The News

“Testing is critical to beating this virus. It must be easily accessible to everyone, but the lack of a national strategy from the Administration has left North Texas without necessary resources. It’s why Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson and I fought hard to protect the sites in Dallas,” said U.S. Rep. Colin Allred.

June 23, 2020 In The News

The new Garland VA Medical Center is expected to serve as many as 8,000 veterans, making primary care more convenient.

June 16, 2020 In The News

“In-person C&P exams have resumed in twenty cities across the country, yet we have not heard how you intend to ensure sanitation measures, supply protective equipment to veterans and providers, and manage the growing backlog,” wrote the lawmakers, who were Luria, Gilbert Cisneros Jr. (D-Calif.), Rep.

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