Colin Allred

Federal Health Agency Plugs Into Texas With Ambitious Clinical Trials Push

The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health—or ARPA-H— wants to enable 90% of eligible Americans to participate in clinical trials within 30 minutes of their homes. The agency officially launched its new Texas "customer experience" headquarters at Dallas' Pegasus Park on Thursday, which will be home base for the initiative.
More of These Coming Soon? $103M Federal Grant Aims to Modernize DART Bus Fleet
by | Jul 17, 2023
Dallas is getting an eco-boost for 186 of its buses, by replacing them with low- or no-emission buses thanks to the $103 million federal grant made possible by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
$1M in Federal Funds Boosts Dallas College’s Teacher Residency Apprentice Program
by | Feb 8, 2023
Half the funding came from the Department of Labor, with the other $500K coming from the Department of Education. The innovative teacher residency apprenticeship program is designed to help solve teacher shortages by building a steady pipeline of well-trained teachers. Open to students enrolled in Dallas College’s bachelor’s degree in education program, it allows educators of tomorrow to begin earning while still training.
ICYMI: Texas Eyes New Federal Biomedical Agency

The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) was established last month by the Biden administration with $1 billion in funding to advance biomedical and health research....


Debate Recap: Allred, Collins Spar on COVID-19 Relief, Trade Policy, Public Education, and More

by | Oct 28, 2020
In the race for Texas’ 32nd Congressional District, the 2020 General Election pits first-term Congressman Colin Allred, who serves on the Transportation & Infrastructure, Foreign Affairs, and Veteran Affairs Committees, against Republican challenger Genevieve Collins, a seventh-generation Texan who leads corporate strategy for Istation, a Dallas-based education technology firm.
Mayor’s Star Council Announces Its 2020-21 Class of Emerging Leaders
by | Oct 26, 2020
This year, 40 young Dallas professionals in eight areas of cultural and industry influence were picked to join the Mayor's Star Council. Here's a look at MSC's ninth class, dubbed #Redefine9.
Congressional representatives Colin Allred, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Van Taylor, and Marc Veasey gathered for a virtual panel hosted by the Dallas Regional Chamber in September 2020.
DRC Legislative Roundtable Talks PPP, Aviation Funding, Census Undercount
by | Sep 9, 2020
Congressional representatives Colin Allred, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Van Taylor, and Marc Veasey gathered virtually for the panel discussion. WFAA-TV’s Jason Whitely kicked off the session with a question on many minds: Will legislators be able to pass a new stimulus package soon?
Congressman Colin Allred Discusses $1.5T in Potential Infrastructure Funding and COVID-19 Relief Package
by | Jul 13, 2020
“We all recognize that this is not a want-to, this is a need-to,” said Allred on the Moving Forward Act, a $1.5 trillion package recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives to modernize U.S. infrastructure.