Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

Mar 20, 2017 Press Release
FBI Dir. Comey, NSA Dir. Rogers respond to Committee questions

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Intelligence Committee held a public hearing with FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Michael Rogers investigating Russian measures directed against the 2016 presidential election, American persons with ties to any attacks, and related national security issues. Congresswoman Terri A.

Mar 17, 2017 Press Release
Sewell amendment addresses barriers to VA workforce recruitment in rural areas

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1367, a bill to improve hiring and retention practices for employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The House voted to include an amendment offered by Congresswoman Terri A.

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Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
Preliminary 2018 budget promises massive cuts to science, agricultural, and jobs programs

Washington, D.C. – Today, the President released a preliminary 2018 budget proposal with massive cuts to science, agricultural, and jobs programs, as well as other institutions central to Alabama’s economy. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement:

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Mar 13, 2017 Press Release
The nonpartisan CBO releases projections of how many Americans would gain or lose insurance under the Republican proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act

Washington, D.C. – Today, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released projections of how many Americans would gain or lose insurance under the Republican proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act as well as cost projections for the proposed bill.

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Mar 9, 2017 Press Release
Watch Congresswoman Sewell’s remarks at the Ways & Means Committee bill markup.

Washington, D.C. – At a Ways & Means Committee bill hearing Thursday morning, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-D) spoke out against the Republican repeal bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. At the time of the hearing, the Congressional Budget Office had not yet released any estimate for the cost or impact of the Republican repeal bill.

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Mar 9, 2017 Press Release
The House Ways & Means Committee voted to advance the bill in Congress, despite not yet having any estimate for the bill’s cost or impact from the Congressional Budget Office

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, the House Ways & Means Committee considered amendments to the Republican health plan and voted to advance the bill in Congress, despite not yet having any estimate for the bill’s cost or impact from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). Congresswoman Terri A.

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Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
The GOP health bill would make large cuts to Medicaid, destabilize Medicare by reducing funding for the Medicare trust fund, and increase health costs for working and low-income families.

Washington, D.C. – On Monday, Republicans in Congress released legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act. The GOP health bill would make large cuts to Medicaid, destabilize Medicare by reducing funding for the Medicare trust fund, and increase health costs for working and low-income families.

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Mar 6, 2017 Press Release
President Donald Trump issues a second executive order banning entry into the U.S. for foreign nationals

Washington, D.C. – On Monday, President Donald Trump issued a second executive order banning entry into the United States for foreign nationals from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen.

Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
Attorney General Jeff Sessions recuses himself from the investigation of Russian election interference

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the investigation of Russian election interference. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement:

Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
Reports reveal that Attorney General Sessions failed to disclose contact with Russian officials

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, reports revealed that Attorney General Sessions spoke twice last year with Russia’s ambassador

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