District 32

United States Representative

Genevieve Collins
Brief Biography
  • Granddaughter of Calvert Collins, the first woman elected to Dallas City Council

  • Serves as the Head of Corporate Strategy at Istation, an education technology firm 

  • Named one of 2018’s local 20 Under 40

healthcare
  • Wants to stop socialized medicine, advocates for Congress to allow specialty doctors to be able to treat patients in the individual market

  • Will fight to preserve protections for those with pre-existing conditions

  • Plans to expand the limits and use of Health Savings Accounts

Immigration
  • Advocates for building a wall strategically and providing technology and funding to Border Patrol, ICE, and the Coast Guard to secure U.S. borders

  • Supports amnesty for Dreamers, and allowing Dreamers to remain in the U.S. as long as they do not break any laws

  • Disagrees with including undocumented immigrants in any upcoming stimulus bills

Womens and reproductive rights
  • Believes in the importance of electing a woman in the district to talk to suburban women about their children’s education and their communities

  • States she will “always be pro-life, from conception until natural death.”

  • Advocates for an end to taxpayer funding of abortion

national Security and Foreign affairs
  • Supports Trump’s stance on China and advocates for bringing manufacturing jobs back to the U.S.

  • Vows to support U.S. relationship with Israel and ensure Israel has full protection from the U.S. 

  • Advocates for supporting the military and improving cyber security in order to prepare for foreign attacks on multiple fronts

Environment
  • Supports an All-of-the-above energy strategy, which refers to developing and using a combination of renewable and nonrenewable resources to meet energy needs

  • Advocates for preserving tax credits for existing energy technologies while simultaneously investing in new technologies

  • Believes that the Green New Deal would create too many regulations that would stifle jobs

economy
  • Plans to keep the 2017 Tax Cuts, simplify the tax code, and support tax incentives for technological innovation

  • Wants to audit the government to identify unnecessary spending and decrease national debt

  • Advocates for identifying non-automated jobs of the future and investing in training/education for those jobs

Colin Allred
Brief Biography
  • Raised by a single mom who taught in Texas public schools in North Dallas

  • Played in the NFL before becoming a civil  rights attorney 

  • Served as Special Assistant to Julián Castro in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

  • DFW Director of the first-ever statewide voter protection program

healthcare
  • Believes in expanding access and lowering costs of the Affordable Care Act in addition to expanding Medicaid

  • Would support offering Medicare to every Texans as a choice

  • Worked to secure the Garland VA Medical Center to provide healthcare services to veterans

Immigration
  • Supports securing the border through technology and well-equipped law enforcement

  • Voted in favor of the Dream and Promise Act to ensure that Dreamers are able to remain in the U.S.

  • Believes that no families seeking asylum should be separated at the border, and that employers who exploit undocumented workers should be held accountable

womens and reproductive rights
  • Voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act  and to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act 

  • Disagrees with efforts to dismantle Title IX protections for victims of sexual assault on college campuses

  • Believes that women should be able to make their own decisions about their bodies, which includes decisions about contraception and family planning

National Security and foreign affairs
  • Introduced the bipartisan House resolution on the importance of the U.S.-Iraq strategic relationship 

  • Voted in favor of the repeal of the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force against Iraq

  • Has worked to support families affected by international travel bans through his office’s casework.

Environment
  • Voted in favor of the SAFER Pipelines Act, which seeks to reauthorize pipeline safety programs overseen by PHMSA

  • Cosponsored the Climate Action Now Act, which called on the government to remain in the Paris Climate Accord, identify new goals for reducing emissions, and developing an environmental protection plan

  • Supports policies that would incentivize innovation in clean and renewable energy

Economy
  • Supports investing in infrastructure including the high speed rail in Texas

  • Advocated for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to support trade and 36,000 jobs in the region

  • Voted in favor of raising the minimum wage

  • Believes in protecting Social Security and Medicare to ensure reliable pensions or 401ks for retiring Americans