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.
Mar 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Fred Upton (R-MI) introduced legislation today to require the International Trade Commission (ITC) to conduct a comprehensive study on the economic importance of automotive manufacturing in America before tariffs on automobiles and auto parts could be applied.
Mar 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Tom Reed (R-NY) introduced legislation today to spur private investment in low-income rural communities and urban neighborhoods by providing tax credits for private investments made in underserved communities.
Mar 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 1, The For the People Act, a historic reform package aimed at restoring the promise of our nation’s democracy, end the culture of corruption in Washington and reduce the role of money in politics to return the power back to the American people.
Mar 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) joined fellow Members of Congress to co-sponsor H.R. 1585, a bipartisan, long-term reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – During the House Ways & Means Committee hearing today on the need for immediate action to fix our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) focused on the impact of America’s failing infrastructure on public health.
BIRMINGHAM, AL – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced Tuesday that the 2019 Congressional Art Competition is now open to high school students from both public and private schools throughout the 7th Congressional District, as well as home-schooled high school students.
Feb 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – By a vote of 240-190, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed bipartisan legislation to require background checks for anyone wishing to purchase a firearm.
Feb 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced legislation today to help address the most egregious forms of recent voter suppression by developing a process to determine which states and localities with a recent history of voting rights violations must pre-clear election changes with the Department of Justice.
Feb 23, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20) on Friday filed a resolution of disapproval to block President Trump’s emergency declaration to build a border wall.