Colin Allred

Rep. Colin Allred on Insulin Bill: ‘A Good First Step’

The House Representatives voted on Thursday to pass legislation limiting how much insured patients pay for their insulin. The Affordable Insulin Now Act caps insulin copays at $35 per month or 25 percent of an insurance plan’s negotiated price, whichever is lower. North Texas Congressman Colin Allred has long sought a way to make insulin more affordable for those who need it.
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Brittney Griner situation explained: U.S. Rep. Colin Allred works to secure release; Why is Griner in Russia?

Brittney Griner, a seven-time WNBA All-Star and two-time WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, remains in Russian custody after being detained last month at Sheremetyevo International Airport. The Russian Federal Customs Service claims to have found vape cartridges containing the marijuana concentrate hashish oil in Griner's luggage. The 31-year-old Griner...

Rep. Colin Allred working to get Brittney Griner freed from detention in Russia

North Texas Congressman Colin Allred said he's working with the U.S. State Department to get American basketball star Brittney Griner freed from detention in Russia. Griner was arrested last month at an airport in Moscow. Authorities claimed she had hashish oil in her luggage. Russian state media released an undated...

Dallas Rep. Colin Allred Working On WNBA Star Brittney Griner’s Release From Russia

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas congressman Colin Allred is working with the U.S. State Department to bring Texas native and WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner home from a Russian prison. PHOENIX, ARIZONA – OCTOBER 10: Brittney Griner #42 (Photo by Mike Mattina/Getty Images) Allred is also a Baylor alum, like Griner, who was arrested last month at a Moscow airport after Russian authorities said a search of her luggage revealed vape cartridges. The Russian Customs Service said Saturday that the cartridges contained oil derived from cannabis, which could carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. “We are aware of the situation with Brittney Griner in Russia...