The Taxpayer First Act passes the House with bipartisan support
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, April 18, the House of Representatives passed the Taxpayer First Act, a legislative package which strengthens transparency and accountability at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and improves taxpayer services. The bill includes a provision proposed by Congresswoman Terri A.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) joined Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) to introduce H.R. 5506, the Physician Assistant Direct Payment Act. This bill is designed to allow physician assistants (PAs) to receive direct payments from Medicare for the services they provide.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, the University of Alabama football team visited the White House for a ceremony celebrating their 2018 National Championship victory. On January 8, 2018, the University of Alabama won its 17th national title and its fifth championship victory since 2009 under Coach Nick Saban.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, which symbolizes the number of extra days an American woman who works full-time, year-round must work into 2018 to match the salary of the average man in 2017. The average American woman is still paid only 80 cents for every dollar paid to men. In Alabama, the gap grows to 76 cents to the dollar.
Civil rights icon Dr. F.D. Reese of Selma, AL, dies at age 88
On Thursday, April 5, 2018, Reverend Dr. Frederick D. Reese died at the age of 88. Dr. Reese was a civil rights icon, longtime educator, and pastor of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church from Selma, AL. He was best known for his role as the President of the Dallas County Voter's League from 1964 to 1965 where he was instrumental in inviting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement:
The theme of this year’s competition was ‘An Artistic Discovery: Communities of the Seventh Congressional District.
Montgomery, AL – On Saturday, February 17, 2018, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) held a reception at the Selma Interpretive Center in Selma, AL, for the 2018 Seventh Congressional District Art Competition. This year, over 60 pieces were submitted from talented high school students across the District. Congresswoman Sewell issues the following statement to recognize the participants.
Town Hall will be held on Wednesday at the Quinn Chapel AME Church
On Wednesday, March 28, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will continue her annual “Congress in Your Community” tour by hosting a town hall meeting in Uniontown at the Quinn Chapel AME Church, from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. 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.
Town Hall will be held on Tuesday at the FOCUS Holt Senior Center
On Tuesday, March 27, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will continue her annual “Congress in Your Community” tour by hosting a town hall meeting in Tuscaloosa at the FOCUS Holt Senior Center, from 11:30 am -12:30 pm. 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.
Funding bill includes fixes on child care, HBCUs, and wastewater infrastructure
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the House passed an omnibus spending bill in a bipartisan vote keeping the government open through September 30. The omnibus legislation includes an amendment Rep.