Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today released the following statement after joining House Leadership and members of the Texas delegation at a news conference discussing the agreement reached by the working group tasked with addressing outstanding issues with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted to pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act, H.R. 4. This bill seeks to protect the right to vote, and takes aim at voter suppression tactics by restoring Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, which was weakened by the 2013 Shelby vs. Holder Supreme Court decision.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX-32), Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) spent last week visiting with women and men in uniform serving overseas as part of a Congressional Delegation of members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. The delegation spent their Thanksgiving week in Kuwait and Afghanistan meeting with service members, military leaders and State Department officials.
Alves works for a Fortune 100 company in North Texas. Originally from Brazil, Alves renews her work permit every year to continue to work legally in the United States.
Husam was looking forward to his mother’s visit to the United States. Because she lives in Iraq, Husam hasn’t been able to see his mother as often as he would like, so he was excited to see her again. She had come to the U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today introduced the Helping Student Parents Succeed Act.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, voted to pass the SAFER Pipelines Act out of committee today. The bill reauthorizes pipeline safety programs overseen by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today announced that his bipartisan transportation bill, H.R. 3612, was included as language in the must-pass Continuing Resolution.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today welcomed the news that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be making low-interest federal disaster loans available to North Texas businesses and residents affected by the severe storm on October 20.
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Congressman Colin Allred, who represents parts of Garland, and both Republican and Democratic congressional colleagues from North Texas recently sent a letter to the VA secretary. It said the recently-closed Baylor Hospital in Garland can be donated and retrofitted as a VA clinic.
But VA leadership did not provide specific solutions for what’s happening in New Mexico or other areas like North Texas, where Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas, said 40-80 veterans are waiting for beds at VA hospitals every day.
U.S. Rep. Colin Allred toured the facility on Friday, July 5, and in Washington, D.C., formally commended the city for its utilization in federal grants and its investment in Carver Senior Center.
U.S. Congressman Colin Allred has never forgotten the people who influenced and guided him, and laid out the opportunities to chase his dreams.
Dallas officers along with Mayor Eric Johnson and Rep. Colin Allred were in attendance during the ceremony.
Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas
The freshman Dallas Democrat unseated 11-term Republican Pete Sessions in a high-spending election last year. Allred, whose seat is being targeted by the Republican Party, is optimistic about the USMCA, seeing it as a benefit for his constituents.
After a scare in practice, Dallas Rep. Colin Allred rallied from an injury Wednesday night to play for the Democrats in the annual congressional charity baseball game.
Democrats were thrilled to see Rep. Colin Allred win a Dallas congressional district last year, but not only because he ousted longtime congressman Pete Sessions.
They’re counting on the former NFL linebacker and Hillcrest High center fielder to lead them to glory in Wednesday’s annual charity congressional baseball game.
U.S. Rep. Colin Allred yesterday gave a minute of his time to honor outgoing Mayor Mike Rawlings in front of Congress.
There's another freshman to watch this week: Rep. Colin Allred, the Dallas Democrat who ousted veteran Rep. Pete Sessions. Republicans will do their best to win back the seat next year, which made it pretty much a no-brainer for him to help lead the resistance to a congressional pay raise.