Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

Dec 21, 2017 Press Release
Continuing resolution provides short-term extension of CHIP, exempts tax bill from deficit rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the House of Representatives voted to pass a government spending bill which pushes back the deadline to fund the government to January 19, 2018. In addition to funding the government, the bill extends funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) through March.

Dec 21, 2017 Press Release
187th Air National Guard Fighter Wing Unit wins bid for F-35 combat fighter jets

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the Secretary of the Air Force announced that the 187th Air National Guard Fighter Wing Unit at Dannelly Field in Montgomery, Alabama, was selected as one of two new sites to receive the new F-35A Lightning II fighter jets.

Dec 20, 2017 Press Release
Tax bill raises the deficit by $1.5 trillion, complicates the tax code, endangers healthcare

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted again on Republican tax legislation which will add $1.5 trillion to the national debt. The tax bill which passed on Tuesday violated procedural rules in the Senate, forcing revisions in the tax bill before the legislation was brought back to the House for a final vote.

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Dec 19, 2017 Press Release
Alabama among 21 states targeted by Russian hackers during 2016 election

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) along with Members of Congress from 18 of the 21 states targeted by Russian hackers in 2016, called on House Speaker Paul Ryan to take immediate action to protect state voting systems from cyberattacks and to bolster state election infrastructure.

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release
Tax bill raises the deficit by $1.5 trillion, complicates the tax code, endangers healthcare

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed Republican tax legislation which will add $1.5 trillion to the national debt. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell spoke against the bill on the House floor before passage, and voted against the bill when it passed without any Democratic support.

Dec 15, 2017 Press Release
GOP leadership rushes tax bill through Congress, Jones not yet seated

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) urged House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to delay consideration of the tax bill until Senator-elect Doug Jones (D-AL) is sworn into office.

Dec 13, 2017 Press Release
Sewell calls on Senate leadership to delay tax bill vote until Jones’ swearing in

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, Doug Jones won Alabama’s U.S. Senate election in a historic victory, becoming the first Democrat elected to represent Alabama in the Senate in more than two decades.

Dec 11, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Terri Sewell will host a town hall meeting in Greensboro Friday, December 15th.

Birmingham, AL -- On Friday, December 15th, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will host a “Congress in Your Community” town hall meeting in Greensboro to provide an opportunity for residents of the 7th Congressional District to share their views and concerns and hear updates on the latest in Congress.

Dec 11, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Sewell plans to host a town hall in Greene County on Friday, December 15th.

Birmingham, AL -- On Friday, December 15th, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will host a “Congress in Your Community” town hall meeting in Eutaw to provide an opportunity for residents of the 7th Congressional District to share their views and concerns and hear updates on the latest in Congress.

Dec 1, 2017 Press Release

 

UPDATED ADVISORY: Rep. Sewell POSTPONES Town Halls in Greene and Hale Counties

Town Halls previously scheduled at Hale County Hospital and Greene County Hospital

 

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