Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

Jul 18, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Ways and Means Committee announced the creation of the “Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force” this week. The bipartisan task force will convene members and experts to discuss the challenges of delivering health care in rural and underserved areas and explore holistic policy options that could improve outcomes and care in those communities.
Jul 17, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Sewell’s measures on campaign security and Intelligence Community diversity included in final bill
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the bipartisan Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019 and 2020 to authorize funding and enable comprehensive congressional oversight of elements of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC).
Jul 17, 2019 Press Release
Department of Labor awards Birmingham’s Dannon Project funding for programs in Birmingham and Montgomery
BIRMINGHAM, AL – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced today that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $6 million in federal grant funding to the Dannon Project.
Jul 16, 2019 Press Release
SELMA, AL– U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) will host her 8th Annual Job Fair at Wallace Community College Selma in Selma, AL on August 8, 2019.
Jul 12, 2019 Press Release
BIRMINGHAM, AL – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) is thrilled to participate in the 2019 Congressional App Challenge which is now open to middle and high school registrants throughout Alabama’s 7th Congressional District.
Jul 9, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals hears oral arguments in Republicans’ Texas v. United Sates lawsuit, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) slammed the Trump Administration’s latest efforts to strike down protections for people with pre-existing conditions as well as every benefit and protection provided by the Affordable Care Act.
Jul 1, 2019 Press Release
BIRMINGHAM, AL. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) today celebrates the 65th anniversary of the official grand opening of the A.G. Gaston Motel, a centerpiece of the Civil Rights Movement. The motel was home to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during his visits to Birmingham and was the scene of much important planning and decision making throughout the movement. The historic “War Room,” Room 30, served as the planning site for Project C, a series of non-violent protests across Birmingham.
Jun 27, 2019 Press Release
Bill includes Sewell provision to improve federal campaign security
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence approved the Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020, by unanimous voice vote. The bill authorizes funding and enables comprehensive congressional oversight of elements of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC), and includes a provision authored by U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07), chair of the Subcommittee on Defense and Warfighter Support, aimed at improving federal campaign election security.
Jun 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced today the House passage the SAFE Act, an election security bill that provides $600 million for election security grants to states to improve the security of elections for federal office and increases funding for the Election Assistance Commission operating expenses by more than 75 percent.
Jun 27, 2019 Press Release
Legislation provides $500 million to boost investment in rural and distressed communities
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Jason Smith (MO-08) and Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) today introduced the Rural Jobs Act, legislation that would increase New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocations to spur economic revitalization in rural economies, creating jobs and opportunities, and improving services and facilities.

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