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.
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.
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.
Cities receiving grants include Birmingham, Montgomery, Camden, and Selma
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.
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.
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).
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.
149 Members of Congress Express Concern with Trump’s Auto Tariff Investigation
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Congresswoman Terri A.
Rep. Sewell responds to Ambassador Haley’s dismissal of U.S. poverty
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, Congresswoman Terri A.