Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

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Apr 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Adrian Smith (NE-03) have introduced the Revitalizing Underdeveloped Rural Areas and Lands (RURAL) Act, legislation that would help preserve jobs and encourage infrastructure development by expanding tax-exempt cooperative organizations’ access to government grants and assistance, including rural broadband grants and FEMA disaster relief.
Apr 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Taxpayer First Act, a commonsense, bipartisan reform package to improve the relationship between American taxpayers and the IRS by improving taxpayer services and increasing transparency and accountability at the agency.
Apr 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed today the bipartisan, long-term Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 1585).
Apr 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) led a group of over a dozen Democratic lawmakers today in introducing the Paying Hourly Americans Stronger Earnings (PHASE)-in $15 Wage Act (H.R. 2080), legislation that would calculate a new federal wage floor based on the regional cost of living and purchasing power.
Apr 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted today in favor of House Resolution 271, Condemning the Trump Administration’s Legal Campaign to Take Away Americans’ Health Care.
Apr 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement regarding the Department of Justice report on conditions within Alabama’s prison system:
Mar 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act today, landmark legislation to close loopholes and strengthen the 1963 Equal Pay Act, including providing effective remedies for women who are not being paid equally for equal work.
Mar 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell co-sponsored new health care legislation today to lower health insurance premiums, crack down on junk health insurance plans, strengthen protections for people with pre-existing conditions and reverse the Trump Administration’s efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act. House Democrats introduced the legislation just one day after the Trump Administration asked a federal court to strike down the Affordable Care Act in its entirety.
Mar 24, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07), a senior member of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement after U.S. Attorney General William Barr delivered a letter today to congressional leaders outlining the results of Special Counsel Mueller’s report:
Mar 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and John Katko (R-NY) introduced legislation today that would take critical steps towards reducing nationwide physician shortages by boosting the number of Medicare-supported residency positions. The Resident Physician Shortage Act (H.R. 1763) would support an additional 3,000 positions each year for the next five years, for a total of 15,000 residency positions.

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