Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

Jul 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington D.C.  – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced that she will be an original co-sponsor of the Medicaid Saves Lives Act, legislation that would create a federal Medicaid-style program for those living in states like Alabama that have refused to expand Medicaid. The bill, led by Reps.

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Jul 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington D.C.  – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted to strengthen protections for consumers by passing H.R. 2668, the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act.

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Jul 15, 2021 Press Release
43,700 Households Covering 93.5% of Children in Alabama’s 7th District Could Get Up to $300 Per Child Every Month July-December 2021

Washington D.C.  – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) is encouraging hardworking families to be on the lookout for monthly payments from the Child Tax Credit of up to $300 per month per child beginning July 15th through December.

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Jul 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced $10,335,040 in funding for Alabama’s small rural hospitals to support COVID-19 testing and mitigation. The funds, provided through the U.S.

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Jul 6, 2021 Press Release
Transformative $715 Billion Surface Transportation Bill Passed House on Thursday

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced the inclusion of funding for seven member designated projects in Alabama’s 7th District in the INVEST in America Act which passed in the House of Representatives on Thursday in a vote of 221 to 201.

Jul 6, 2021 Press Release
The INVEST in America Act passed in the House of Representatives on Thursday

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced that her bill, H.R. 3745, the Decentralized Wastewater Grant Act, was included in House Democrats’ INVEST in America Act which passed in the House of Representatives on Thursday.

Jul 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision in Brnovich v. DNC to reverse the Ninth Circuit’s decision and uphold Arizona’s racially discriminatory voting restrictions that target Latino and minority voters: 

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Jun 30, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced over $7 million in federal funding for Head Start programs serving Alabama’s 7th Congressional District.

Jun 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This Congress, U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Buddy Carter (GA-01), introduced H.R. 4210, the Disaster Reforestation Act of 2021. This legislation would help family and private timber growers recover from the loss of timber destroyed by natural disasters and reforest their lands.

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Jun 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement on the 8th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s disastrous Shelby County v. Holder decision which gutted key protections of the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA) and removed federal oversight from states with a proven track record of voter suppression:

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