Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

May 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted to pass S. 937, the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, landmark legislation that strengthens the nation’s defenses against hate crimes committed against Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities.

May 17, 2021 Press Release

Montgomery, AL — Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced the winner of the Congressional Art Competition for Alabama's 7th Congressional District. The announcement comes following a virtual reception held Thursday, May 13, where Rep. Sewell joined participants and judges in celebrating the artwork submitted.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted to pass H.R. 2547, the Comprehensive Debt Collection Improvement Act. The bill would provide important protections for small businesses, servicemembers, students, and other consumers against mistreatment and harassment by certain debt collectors.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) introduced the Black Belt National Heritage Area Act, legislation that would designate areas within the 19 counties in Alabama’s Black Belt as a National Heritage Area.

May 12, 2021 Press Release
Biden Administration released almost $585 million in American Rescue Plan funding for Alabama’s colleges and universities, at least half of which will be provided to students for emergency financial aid

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced more than $163 million in emergency funding for colleges and universities in Alabama’s 7th Congressional District from the American Rescue Plan. The funding will help local institutions recover from the severe financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and continue serving students safely.

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May 7, 2021 Press Release

Bessemer, AL - Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) visited the FEMA Community Vaccination Center site in Bessemer, Alabama to encourage residents to get vaccinated. Rep.

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May 7, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced her introduction of H.R. 2944, the Reducing the Maximum Service Requirement for Long-term Part-time Workers to Make Elective Deferrals to 401(k) Plans Act.

May 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - This Congress, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07), along with Reps. Devin Nunes (CA-22), Peter Welch (VT-AL), and Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), introduced H.R. 2454, the Protecting Access to Ground Ambulance Medical Services Act of 2021.

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May 5, 2021 Press Release
American Rescue Plan will deliver over $129.7 million in funding to Montgomery County K-12 Public Schools

Montgomery, AL — Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) continued her American Rescue Plan District Tour with a stop at Carver High School to highlight the direct relief that Montgomery County Public Schools will receive from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.

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Apr 29, 2021 Press Release
American Rescue Plan will deliver over $3.87 million for Pickens County

Carrollton, AL — Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) continued her American Rescue Plan District tour in Pickens County by meeting with local officials to highlight the direct relief that local governments will receive from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.

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