Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Press Releases

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.

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.

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.

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:

May 30, 2017 Press Release

Birmingham, AL – As America prepares on Memorial Day to pay tribute to the brave men and woman who laid down their lives in defense of this country, Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement recognizing their sacrifices: 

May 25, 2017 Press Release
DNC launches group in response to Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced the launch of the Commission on Protecting American Democracy from the Trump Administration. The group will investigate voter suppression, the “voter fraud” myth, and strategies for modernizing the voting process to provide more Americans better access to the polls.

May 24, 2017 Press Release
New CBO score shows Trumpcare eliminates coverage for 23 million Americans

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report showing that the healthcare repeal bill which passed the House this May would eliminate healthcare coverage for 23 million Americans. For sick patients in states which waive essential health requirements, CBO predicts that healthcare coverage could become unaffordable and likely unattainable.

May 24, 2017 Press Release
Shadow day connects youth from foster system with Members of Congress

Rep. Sewell meets with Khadejah Moore at the Capitol

May 23, 2017 Press Release
House Intelligence Committee holds open hearing with Brennan

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Intelligence Committee held a public hearing featuring former CIA Director Brennan as part of the Committee’s Russia investigation. Congresswoman Terri A.