Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Press Releases

Aug 10, 2018 Press Release
Reps. Rooney, Gowdey, Himes, and Sewell introduce bill to strengthen election infrastructure against cyberattacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, four members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) introduced the Secure Elections Act, which would provide local communities and state governments with the resources needed to strengthen election systems against cyberattacks. The bill was introduced by Reps.

Aug 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Monday, August 6, marks the 53rd anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). The VRA, which passed after the Selma to Montgomery marches exposed the brutality of voter suppression in the South, abolished discriminatory voting practices and required federal oversight of election changes in areas with a history of voter discrimination.

Aug 2, 2018 Press Release
Job Fair held at Alabama State University’s Dunn-Oliver Acadome in Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, AL - On Thursday, August 2, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) hosted her 7th Annual Congressional Job Fair at Alabama State University’s (ASU) Dunn-Oliver Acadome in Montgomery, AL. The Job Fair featured a total of 104 employers hiring in Alabama in industries ranging from the automotive industry to the military to health services.

Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
Delegation will review hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) joined a congressional delegation visit to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands focusing on hurricane recovery efforts. The delegation includes fifteen Democratic Members of the House of Representatives and is led by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Jul 24, 2018 Press Release
Reps. Sewell and LaHood introduce bill providing relief for post-grad scholarship recipients

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) and Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) introduced H.R.

Jul 19, 2018 Press Release
Nine Representatives travel to border to observe mass detention of border crossers and separated parent detainees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will travel to the Texas border with eight other House Members to visit a detention center and observe the mass prosecutions of border crossers. The trip is scheduled to take place from Thursday, July 19, through Saturday, July 21, and will be led by Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA).

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
Amendments to the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act Would Increase Civil Rights Historic Preservation Funding in FY19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, the House passed two amendments introduced by Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) increasing funding for civil rights movement historic preservation funding in Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19). Rep.

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
149 Members of Congress Express Concern with Trump’s Auto Tariff Investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Congresswoman Terri A.

Jul 17, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Sewell responds to Ambassador Haley’s dismissal of U.S. poverty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, Congresswoman Terri A.