Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

Sep 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sewell released the following statement in response to a lawsuit filed on behalf of Alabama Chapter of the NAACP and four black Alabama voters by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law challenging the at-large method of electing judges to the three highest courts in the State of Alabama:

Sep 9, 2016 Press Release
We must not be led by fear, but by courage, strength and hope.

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) released the following statement in observance of the 15th anniversary of the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001:

Sep 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) released the following statement in recognition of Labor Day, which we will observe on Monday, September 5, 2016:

 “On Labor Day, we honor the hardworking men and women of the American labor movement whose strength and tenacity paved the way for the economic prosperity of our great nation.

Aug 5, 2016 Press Release

Kabul, Afghanistan – Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) participated in a Congressional Delegation led by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to Afghanistan where they met with Commander of NATO Resolute Support Mission, General John Nicholson, Jr. and U.S. Forces.

Jul 30, 2016 Press Release
Sewell call the Court Ruling a great victory for American Democracy

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sewell released the following statement in response to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit’s decision invalidating North Carolina’s onerous voter ID law:

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Sewell re-introduced H.R. 5783, The Small Business Start–Up Savings Account Act of 2016.  The bill would allow entrepreneurs to contribute up to $10,000 per year into a tax free account, which could be used for qualified start-up expenses. Contributions to the account could accumulate up to $150,000 and be taken out tax-free.

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Sewell released the following statement on the shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, and of the  five police officers killed and seven injured in Dallas, Texas:

 

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Terri Sewell, a Member of the Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 5485 – The Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act of 2017:

 

Jul 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Terri Sewell issued the following response to a press conference by FBI Director James Comey, regarding the FBI’s investigation of the email practices of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton:

Jul 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-07) issued the following statement in response to  U.S. District Judge Richard Leon’s refusal to issue a temporary injunction to overturn the unauthorized action by  Brian Newby, the executive director of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission,  allowing a U.S.

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