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.
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.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.