Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

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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Jun 23, 2017 Press Release
Senate health care repeal draft would gut Medicaid, cut taxes for the wealthy

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, Senate Republicans unveiled a TrumpCare discussion draft after weeks of secrecy and closed-door discussions. The new version of the health care repeal bill would eliminate insurance for millions of Americans, make deep cuts to Medicaid, gut key coverage protections, and drive up health care costs for older Americans and working families.

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Jun 22, 2017 Press Release
Lawmakers and advocates join together for voting rights Speak Out on Capitol grounds

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) introduced the Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 2978), legislation which restores protections for voters in states with a recent history of discrimination, with over 180 cosponsors in the House. Four years after the Supreme Court’s decision to gut the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v.

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Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
Bill introduced by Reps. Sewell and Smucker keeps foster youths with relatives

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, bipartisan foster care legislation introduced by Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Congressman Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) passed the full House of Representatives by a vote of 382 to 19.

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Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
Lawmakers and advocates plan Speak Out on Capitol grounds

On Thursday, June 22, 2017, Members of Congress will hold a voting rights speak out with lawmakers and advocates to introduce the Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA), legislation which restores protections for voters in states with a recent history of discrimination. Four years after the Supreme Court’s decision to gut the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v.

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Jun 15, 2017 Press Release
Bill introduced by Reps. Sewell and Smucker keeps foster youths with relatives

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, bipartisan foster care legislation introduced by Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Congressman Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) passed the full House Committee on Ways and Means.

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Jun 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) introduced the Reducing Barriers for Relative Foster Parents Act, legislation which makes it easier for foster children to be placed in the home of a family member.

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Jun 8, 2017 Press Release
House passes H.R. 10, eliminating Dodd-Frank financial protections

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act, a bill that would eliminate consumer protections designed to deter abuse by predatory lenders and large financial institutions. Rep. Terri Sewell releases the following statement:

Jun 8, 2017 Press Release
HHS Sec. Price testifies before Ways & Means Committee on HHS Budget

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price came before the Ways & Means Committee for a hearing on President Trump’s HHS Budget. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL), a Member of the Ways & Means Committee, questioned Sec.

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Jun 7, 2017 Press Release
Former FBI Director releases written testimony detailing interactions with President

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, former FBI Director James Comey released written testimony detailing his interactions with President Trump regarding the FBI’s ongoing Russia investigation. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL), a Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, releases the following statement:

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