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