Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Press Releases

Aug 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) issues the following statement condemning the violence which occurred Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, following protests by white supremacists:

Aug 3, 2017 Press Release
Reps. Sewell hosts job fair with over sixty employers in Livingston, Alabama

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) hosted the sixth annual Congressional Job Fair. This year’s job fair was hosted at the University of West Alabama in Livingston to promote job opportunities in Alabama’s rural Blackbelt.

Aug 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, August 2, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) joined Congressman Mike Kelly (R-PA) in announcing the introduction of the Strong Families Act (H.R. 3595), a bill to encourage employers to provide paid family medical leave. The Strong Families Act creates a tax credit for employers who voluntarily offer at least four weeks of paid leave.

Aug 1, 2017 Press Release
Job Fair will be held at University of West Alabama in Livingston

On Thursday, August 3, 2017, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will host the 6th Annual Congressional Job Fair at the University of West Alabama in Livingston. The Job Fair will feature over sixty major employers hiring in Alabama in industries ranging from the automotive industry to the military to health services.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
The SHIELD Act and the E-Security Fellows Act strengthen campaign cybersecurity

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) introduced two bills to strengthen cybersecurity on federal, state, and local campaigns. The Securing and Heightening the Integrity of our Elections and Lawful Democracy (SHIELD) Act would coordinate cybersecurity efforts between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and campaign committees.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Sewell calls on GOP leaders to work with Democrats, the public on health reform

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday night, the Senate voted down the latest version of Trumpcare, a health bill which would result in 16 million more unin

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Sewell takes questions from constituents on jobs in Alabama

On Thursday, July 27, 2017, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) hosted a Facebook Live Town Hall on jobs and the economy, answering constituent questions submitted online and by email. The Town Hall comes in the lead up to Rep.

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release
Project R.E.A.D.Y. will be held at Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa

On Monday, July 31, 2017, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will host Project R.E.A.D.Y. (Realizing Everyone’s Ability to Develop Yourself) at the Shelton State Community College Martin Campus in Tuscaloosa. Project R.E.A.D.Y. will feature training sessions on an array of topics from resume writing and interview skills to educational and workforce opportunities.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release
President’s Voter Fraud Commission meets for the first time

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, President Trump’s Voter Fraud Commission convened for the first time.

Jul 18, 2017 Press Release
House Republican 2018 Budget Cuts Taxes for Wealthy, Slashes Investments

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, House Republican leaders unveiled the House Republican 2018 budget resolution. The budget assumes $5.4 trillion in spending cuts over ten years, including half a trillion dollars in cuts to Medicare, and another $1.5 trillion from dismantling the Affordable Care Act and cutting Medicaid and other health programs.