Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

Jun 30, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced over $7 million in federal funding for Head Start programs serving Alabama’s 7th Congressional District.

Jun 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This Congress, U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Buddy Carter (GA-01), introduced H.R. 4210, the Disaster Reforestation Act of 2021. This legislation would help family and private timber growers recover from the loss of timber destroyed by natural disasters and reforest their lands.

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Jun 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement on the 8th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s disastrous Shelby County v. Holder decision which gutted key protections of the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA) and removed federal oversight from states with a proven track record of voter suppression:

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Jun 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) applauded the passage of H.R. 239, the Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act.

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Jun 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell applauded the passage of H.R. 2062, the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA).

Jun 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) introduced bipartisan legislation to boost post-graduation scholarships and strengthen workforce recruitment in rural America.

Jun 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Drew Ferguson (GA-03) introduced the Save Rural Hospitals Act of 2021This legislation would help curb the trend of hospital closures in rural communities by ensuring fairness in Medicare hospital payments through reimbursements from the federal government.

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Jun 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Today, U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Vern Buchanan (FL-16) introduced the Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act.

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Jun 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Just days before the 8th anniversary of the Supreme Court's Shelby v. Holder decision, the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus announced that Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) will serve as co-chair of the Caucus.

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Jun 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) joined over 40 Democratic House Members in introducing the Cover Outstanding Vulnerable Expansion-Eligible Residents Now (COVER Now) Act. This landmark legislation, led by Rep.

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