WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, December 12, the House of Representatives passed the Farm Bill in a bipartisan vote, including legislation sponsored by Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Congressman Mike Rogers (R-AL) to address deteriorating wastewater infrastructure in rural communities. Known as the Rural Septic Tank Access Act (H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) introduced the Lifelong Learning and Training Account Act. This bill would create a tax-preferred savings account with a generous government match to assist low and moderate-income workers seeking to retrain or upskill over the course of their careers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, November 29, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) released the following statement congratulating Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) on his election as Caucus Leadership Representative, a leadership position for Members who have served five terms or less.
Sewell calls for transparency and accountability in the investigation of the fatal shooting by Hoover Police
BIRMINGHAM, AL – On Thursday, November 22, a Hoover police officer fatally shot Mr. Emantic Fitzgerald “EJ” Bradford, Jr. of Hueytown, AL at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. Following the shooting, the Hoover Police Department mistakenly claimed EJ Bradford had fired shots at the mall, injuring two other people.
Grant will fund new wastewater treatment system for Uniontown families
WASHINGTON, D.C.– On Friday, November 16, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a $23.4 million grant to address an ongoing wastewater treatment crisis in Uniontown, Alabama. USDA will work with the municipality to create an outside board which will oversee the development of a new wastewater system for Uniontown residents.
Part of annual “Congress in Your Community” Tour
Birmingham, AL -- On Monday, November 19, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) will continue her annual “Congress in Your Community” tour by hosting a town hall meeting in Selma, Alabama. The town hall will provide an opportunity for residents of the 7th Congressional District to share their views and concerns and hear updates on the latest in Congress.
BIRMINGHAM, AL – On Tuesday, November 13, a Jefferson County grand jury indicted the Southeast regional administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and a former Alabama Environmental Management Commissioner for violating state ethics laws in his work to stop the listing of North Birmingham’s Superfund site on the EPA’s National Priorities List (NPL).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, November 7, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) announced her bid for Caucus Leadership Representative, a leadership position reserved for Members who have served five terms or less.
BIRMINGHAM, AL - On Monday, October 15, and Tuesday, October 16, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) will continue her annual “Congress in Your Community” tour by hosting a series of five town halls in Greene, Hale, Marengo, Choctaw and Clarke Counties. The town halls on Monday, October 15, will take place in Eutaw and Moundville.
Workshop will discuss federal and state funding to bring broadband to local areas
TUSCALOOSA, AL – On Thursday, October 18, 2018, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will host a Grants Workshop in Tuscaloosa on Securing Broadband Grants. The workshop will focus on grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as well as grants from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA).