Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

Mar 13, 2019 Press Release
Automotive Jobs Act would require impact study on the auto industry before tariffs are imposed
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Fred Upton (R-MI) introduced legislation today to require the International Trade Commission (ITC) to conduct a comprehensive study on the economic importance of automotive manufacturing in America before tariffs on automobiles and auto parts could be applied.
Mar 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Tom Reed (R-NY) introduced legislation today to spur private investment in low-income rural communities and urban neighborhoods by providing tax credits for private investments made in underserved communities.
Mar 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 1, The For the People Act, a historic reform package aimed at restoring the promise of our nation’s democracy, end the culture of corruption in Washington and reduce the role of money in politics to return the power back to the American people.
Mar 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) joined fellow Members of Congress to co-sponsor H.R. 1585, a bipartisan, long-term reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.
Mar 6, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – During the House Ways & Means Committee hearing today on the need for immediate action to fix our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) focused on the impact of America’s failing infrastructure on public health.
Mar 6, 2019 Press Release
BIRMINGHAM, AL – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced Tuesday that the 2019 Congressional Art Competition is now open to high school students from both public and private schools throughout the 7th Congressional District, as well as home-schooled high school students.
Feb 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – By a vote of 240-190, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed bipartisan legislation to require background checks for anyone wishing to purchase a firearm.
Feb 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced legislation today to help address the most egregious forms of recent voter suppression by developing a process to determine which states and localities with a recent history of voting rights violations must pre-clear election changes with the Department of Justice.
Feb 23, 2019 Press Release
Resolution would nullify border edict
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20) on Friday filed a resolution of disapproval to block President Trump’s emergency declaration to build a border wall.
Feb 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07), a member of the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Trade, released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s confidential report on Section 232 national security tariffs:

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