Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Selma Times-Journal: House won’t vote on resolution to rename Edmund Pettus Bridge

Jun 4, 2015
In The News

The Alabama House of Representatives will not vote on a resolution to rename the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge.

The decision was made after Representative Mac McCutcheon, the chairman of the Rules Committee, spoke to a majority of the members of the House late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.

“I went around and got a consensus of the house members, and based upon their feelings, they felt like this was a historical landmark in the state of Alabama, and members said they would not support this,” McCutcheon said.

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