In April of last year, Chester became disabled. He applied for disability benefits with the knowledge that they would be suspended after December 2019 as he would be turning 66, and he would start relying on regular social security benefits.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) joined House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and House Aviation Subcommittee Chair Rick Larsen (WA-02) to introduce the Payroll Support Program Protection Act, legislation to extend the Payroll Support Program and prevent mass layoffs in U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted to pass an updated version of the Heroes Act. This bill provides more aid to small businesses, assistance for airline industry workers and expands unemployment benefits.
Garland, Texas – On Friday, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) helped a North Texas veteran receive his Purple Heart medal 50 years after he suffered injuries while serving in Vietnam. U.S.
Washington, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) and Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) introduced the Shell Company Abuse Act. This legislation would make it a felony to use or create an American shell company to conceal illegal political spending by foreign nationals.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today released the following statement after news that the Dallas to Houston high-speed rail project received key approvals from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
DALLAS – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released a video sharing stories from constituents of the 32nd District of Texas who submitted their experiences with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Nearly 2,000 North Texans submitted their concerns on changes to mail service to Allred.
DALLAS – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released a short survey seeking feedback and input from North Texans in the 32nd District regarding the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Allred has been a vocal champion of the USPS and has voted to provide additional resources so it can continue stable and reliable mail operations during this pandemic.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today voted for the Delivering for America Act, a bill that would prevent the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) from making operational changes impacting the delivery of the mail.
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Congressman Colin Allred, D-TX, is also working to convince his state to expand the program. Allred argues not doing so disproportionately affects African American and Latino communities, just like the virus.
Area chambers of commerce and U.S. Rep. Colin Allred got together today on a social media platform to discuss elements of a $2.2 trillion stimulus program passed by Congress to combat the economic fallout of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
"I'm disappointed because I think FEMA has miscalculated how they're looking at our damages. Basically, what they're doing is they're splitting our damages up and saying we don't reach the threshold to get federal support and I don't think that makes any sense considering we were struck by a tornado," U.S. Rep. Colin Allred (D-Dallas) said.
Another factor in FEMA’s denial was the agency “putting different costs that we incurred in different buckets,” said Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas. That approach resulted in the region falling short of the threshold to receive aid, he said.
Congressman Colin Allred was part of group pushing for a deal.
Lawmakers are aware banks are gate-keeping the funding. Congressman Colin Allred, U.S. Representative of Texas 32nd Congressional District, said his office is taking inquiries from small business owners who are not being immediately served.
Wylie residents Teniqua and David Williams got stuck briefly in Haiti with their four children and David’s brother. The mayor of Wylie reached out to Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, for help.
Dallas congressman Colin Allred has been pushing for this deal for months, and it wasn’t always straightforward. “There were times when this deal was not going to happen.
A shuttered Baylor Scott & White hospital in Garland will open its doors within weeks to begin treating veterans infected with COVID-19, Rep. Colin Allred announced Friday.