Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Press Releases

Mar 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, House appropriators released the text of a must-pass omnibus spending bill, which includes an additional $1.8 billion in funding for water and wastewater infrastructure through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. During the drafting process, Rep. Sewell worked with appropriators to urge the inclusion of funding for wastewater infrastructure.

Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
Lawmakers and witnesses express concern over racially targeted designation


Mar 19, 2018 Press Release
As House appropriators consider funding requests, Rep. Sewell urges investments in health

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell led four appropriations letters urging FY19 investments in sickle cell disease research and screening, poison control centers, equitable Medicare payments for rural hospitals, and programs that reduce racial, economic, ethnic, and geographic health disparities.

Mar 19, 2018 Press Release
Workshop will discuss federal funding to fight crime

BIRMINGHAM, AL – On Thursday, March 22nd, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will host a COPS Grants Workshop in Birmingham targeted at municipal and county level law enforcement to help them find federal funding for their community oriented policing strategies (COPS).

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release
Grant funding increased by over 50 percent over last fiscal year

Washington, D.C. – On Monday, the U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service (NPS) announced $12.6 million in grants for 51 projects in 24 states that preserves African American civil rights historic sites. Nine sites in Alabama will receive funding, including Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church, the 16th St.

Mar 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, Republican lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee abruptly and unilaterally announced an end to the investigation into Russia’s attack on the 2016 presidential election and U.S. election infrastructure.

Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell releases the following statement:

Mar 8, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Sewell will join SXSW panels to discuss voting rights, AI, and more

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will participate in South by Southwest (SXSW), an annual conference of policy, film, interactive media, and music events in Austin, Texas. Rep.

Mar 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, two students at Huffman High School in Birmingham were victims of gun violence, one of whom was killed. Victims were male and female, both 17. Birmingham police are conducting an active investigation of the shooting.

Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement:

Feb 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fifty years following the tragic loss of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Faith and Politics Institute (FPI) will embark on a journey in Tennessee and Alabama with a bipartisan delegation of nearly 30 members of Congress.

Feb 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Saturday, the House Intelligence Committee released a redacted Democratic memorandum that counters Republican allegations against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Justice (DOJ).