Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

In The News

May 26, 2015 In The News

On Monday, the North Sherman Heights community in Birmingham honored a veteran whose love of his country helped keep his community strong.

May 26, 2015 In The News

A Birmingham neighborhood got a prestigious gift from the nation's capital Monday. The gift is a United States flag that replaces the one that once flew outside Gadson Grocery Store.

Preston Gadson owned Gadson Grocery Store for years in the Sherman Heights community until a tornado swept it away on April 27, 2011.

May 26, 2015 In The News

A member of President Barack Obama's Cabinet was in Tuscaloosa Tuesday to discuss expanding opportunities for Alabama businesses here and abroad.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker spoke to a group of Tuscaloosa business leaders at a roundtable discussion held by U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell at the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce.

May 12, 2015 In The News

Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-Alabama) is stressing the importance of Alabama exports and pushing for more trade between Alabama and other countries.

Representative Sewell says Alabama's exports create jobs and bring the state money. She brought a prominent trade representative from Washington to make her case.

May 12, 2015 In The News

Selma’s own Congresswoman Terri Sewell welcomed a member of the Obama administration to the Queen City Monday during a statewide tour. 

May 9, 2015 In The News

Congresswoman Terri Sewell has a new title: vice chair of the Bipartisan Congressional Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus.

The caucus will promote and preserve the interests of HBCU by implementing national discussions and educating Congress and its staff about issues facing HBCUs.

May 5, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell today pledged to work to urge federal officials to grant a compassionate release of former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford.

Sewell cited Langford's failing health as a reason for his early release from a 15-year sentence on his corruption conviction.

Apr 28, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, is the 2015 Metro Birmingham Branch of the NAACP "Woman of the Year."

Sewell received the award during the 15th annual Salute to Wonderful Outstanding Women awards ceremony.

The awards highlight the leadership of women in the Birmingham area.

Apr 26, 2015 In The News

After a five-month delay, Loretta Lynch made history last week. On Thursday, the Senate confirmed Lynch as the next U.S. attorney general, the first African American woman ever to hold this Cabinet position. Her long-stalled nomination sometimes seemed in doubt, held hostage to partisan jockeying between Democrats and Republicans.

Apr 22, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON – Negotiations on filling three judicial vacancies in Alabama have dragged on more than 18 months, even with a fourth vacancy coming in May.