Tommy, a Garland native, hurt his back on the job while working for the U.S. Postal Service. His pain was so severe that he needed surgery to implant a device that would control it. As he waited for months to have his surgery approved by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, Tommy’s quality of life decreased rapidly.
When Richardson resident David turned 65, he signed up for Medicare Part B coverage. Having medical coverage is extremely important to David’s health because he is currently dealing with several ailments, including diabetes and a recent heart attack.
Dallas resident Bothwell was scheduled to have kidney surgery. Because the surgery was serious, his doctors required that he have a family member who could make decisions on his behalf, on the chance that he may not be able to make any on his own.
Ahmad served seven years as a translator for the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. In 2016, he moved to the United States with his wife and his children, in pursuit of his American Dream.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) released the following statement today after voting for the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019.
Washington, D.C. — Today, Chair of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Daniel Lipinski (D-IL) announced Rep. Colin Allred (D-TX) will serve as Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials in the 116th Congress.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) and Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) led a bipartisan letter with Texas members of the U.S. House to the U.S. Surface Transportation Board urging support for Texas Central’s Dallas to Houston high-speed rail project.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today passed a bipartisan resolution in the U.S. House condemning the Administration’s attacks on Americans’ health care, including protections for people with pre-existing conditions. The resolution comes after the Administration decided to back the full invalidation of the Affordable Care Act in federal court.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released the following statement after introducing a resolution condemning the Administration's attacks on the American health care system:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted for H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act. Allred is a cosponsor of the measure which passed the House with bipartisan support.