Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

May 12, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and David Trone (MD-06) led 82 of their colleagues in sending a letter today to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, urging them to include in a future COVID-19 relief package at least $86 billion for the deployment of high-speed broadband internet throughout the country.
May 5, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL) sent a letter to Governor Kay Ivey, urging her to prioritize federal funding allocated to the state for public health purposes for Alabama’s smaller towns and counties fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 4, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Sewell Announces Public Housing Funding Through CARES Act Supplemental Public Housing Operating Funds
Birmingham, AL - U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) was thrilled to announce $8,243,026 in funding for 17 housing authorities throughout Alabama’s 7th Congressional District today, which was included in the CARES Act supplemental public housing operating funds passed earlier this month.
Apr 24, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Sewell Announces Funding Through the National Park Service to Preserve Historical Structures on Campus
Birmingham, AL – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) was thrilled to announce $499,869 in federal grant funding today through the National Park Service (NPS) to Miles College to preserve historical structures on campus.
Apr 23, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted in favor of the House-passed Senate Amendment to H.R. 266, the Interim Emergency Coronavirus Relief Package, otherwise known as the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.
Apr 22, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Sewell’s report provides guidance on how to safely, strategically and responsibly reopen the economy of Alabama’s 7th District, protecting businesses, the public and vulnerable communities
Birmingham, AL – On Wednesday, April 22, 2020, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) submitted a comprehensive report to Governor Kay Ivey entitled “Getting Alabama’s 7th District Back to Work” with recommendations on the reopening of Alabama’s economy from the perspective of Alabama’s 7th Congressional District.
Apr 9, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Sewell Announces New CARES Act Grant Funding for Community Health Centers

Washington, D.C. – U.S.

Apr 8, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Sewell Brings Over $3.5 Million in Federal Grant Funding from NPS to Preserve Historic Civil Rights Markers
Birmingham, AL – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) is thrilled to announce over $3.5 million in federal grant funding through the National Park Service (NPS) to preserve historic African American Civil Rights landmarks throughout Alabama’s 7th Congressional District.
Apr 3, 2020 Press Release
Birmingham, AL – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) called on Governor Kay Ivey today to expand the state Medicaid program.
Apr 2, 2020 Press Release
Sewell called on Treasury to automatically provide the COVID-19 direct payments for seniors
Birmingham, AL – Upon receiving guidance from the Treasury Department on Monday that the IRS would require Social Security beneficiaries to file a simplified tax return to receive their COVID-19 direct payments, Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) used her position as the Vice Chair of the Ways and Means Committee to call on Treasury to reverse their decision and ensure that seniors do not need to jump through unnecessary hoops to receive their COVID-19 payments.

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