Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

Jun 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Terri Sewell comments on the horrific terror attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport Tuesday night:

Jun 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Rep. Sewell (D-AL), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement after House Benghazi Committee issued its final report: 

Jun 25, 2016 Press Release
We need a full functioning Supreme Court and Comprehensive immigration reform now

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s deadlocked 4-4 decision regarding the President’s Immigration Executive Actions:

Jun 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Terri Sewell acknowledges the three-year anniversary of the Shelby County v. Holder decision. On June 25, 2013, the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Jun 24, 2016 Press Release
The Birmingham-Based Nonprofit was one of 40 national grantees to receive the awards

Birmingham, AL – Today, the U.S. Labor Department announced $64.5 million in grants as part of the Obama administration’s efforts to break the cycle of poverty, crime, and incarceration in the U.S. The department is awarding grants to 40 organizations providing services in 26 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release
Too many lives have been lost and too much time has passed. The time to act is right now!

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Terri Sewell joins her colleagues sitting in on the House floor in tribute to the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting and all those who have lost their lives or loved ones to senseless gun violence.

Jun 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Terri Sewell comments on the tragic loss of life from the mass shooting in Orlando, FL. On June 12, 2016.

Jun 16, 2016 Press Release
Congress must act now to make it easier for all Americans to vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Terri Sewell signed a discharge petition to bring to the House Floor and force an immediate vote on H.R. 2867—Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 (VRAA), an bipartisan bill introduced by Rep. Sewell last year.  June 25 will mark the third anniversary of the Shelby County v.

Jun 7, 2016 Press Release

Birmingham, AL – NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) has announced the selection of two minority serving institutions for cooperative agreement awards totaling approximately $1 million, to help strengthen science, technology, engineeri

Jun 2, 2016 Press Release
Predatory lending compromises the financial security of millions of Americans–it’s a problem that’s too big to ignore

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Terri Sewell joined stakeholders in a press conference call to discuss proposed regulations by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to stop the predatory practices of payday and auto title loan lenders.

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