Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release
Intelligence Committee unanimously passes FY18 IAA with amendments

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, the Intelligence Committee unanimously advanced the bipartisan Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, including two amendments offered by Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL).  The annual IAA ensures that the programs and activities of the U.S.

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Less than one week after Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that a limited bill could be needed to stabilize the health insurance marketplace, a group of House Democrats from across the political spectrum unveiled a five-part plan to improve upon the Affordable Care Act and stabilize the individual marketplace.

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Jul 12, 2017 Press Release
Donald Trump Jr. scheduled meeting with Russian govt affiliate for opposition research

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, Donald Trump Jr. released email text exposing information about his meeting with a “Russian government attorney” who promised to provide damaging information about Hillary Clinton as part of Russia’s support for the Trump campaign. Congresswoman Terri A.

Jul 6, 2017 Press Release
Register now for the 6th Annual Congressional Job Fair in Livingston Alabama.

Congresswoman Sewell will host her 6th Annual Congressional Job Fair for the 7th Congressional District on Thursday, August 3, 2017, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, at the University of West Alabama- Hughes Gymnasium, located at 100 US Highway 11, Livingston, AL, 35470.

Jul 6, 2017 Press Release
Powerful June 22 storm system destroyed buildings, injured residents

On Thursday, July 6, 2017, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will tour sites in Fairfield and Birmingham damaged by the June 22 tornado that destroyed area buildings and injured residents. To follow the tour, please contact Chris MacKenzie at Christopher.mackenzie@mail.house.gov.

Jun 30, 2017 Press Release
Letter to Secretary of Education Devos urges support for HBCUs, clarity regarding denied Upward Bound applications

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) and Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI) led a letter with 41 Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, urging Secretary of Education Betsy Devos to provide clarity in denied Upward Bound grants to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) as well as targeted assistance to HBCUs.

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Jun 30, 2017 Press Release
Election Commission Vice-Chair Kris Kobach has a long history of voter suppression

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity requested personal voter data from all fifty states, including voter names, birthdays, the last four digits of Social Security numbers, and voting history dating back to 2006.

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Jun 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and Judiciary Committee Democrats sent letters to the National Association of Secretaries of State and the National Association of State Election Directors raising concerns that recent requests of them from the U.S.

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Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) cosponsored the introduction of H.R. 3044, bipartisan legislation that allows Medicare Advantage insurance plans to offer a wider array of benefits to chronically ill enrollees.

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Jun 27, 2017 Press Release
Senate health care repeal bill would eliminate insurance for 22 million Americans

Washington, D.C. – On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) published a report highlighting the severe cost and impact of the Senate’s TrumpCare legislation. The new CBO analysis shows that the bill would eliminate health insurance for an estimated 22 million Americans and raise health care costs for seniors and working families. Congresswoman Terri A.

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