Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

Jun 26, 2019 Press Release
Newly Formed ALS Caucus Seeks To Find A Cure For ALS, Which Could Unlock The Key To Many Neurological Diseases
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL-07), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01), Jason Crow (D-CO-06) and Ken Calvert (R-CA-42) launched the ALS Caucus to bring together members of Congress from both sides of the aisle to share experiences, exchange ideas, and work collaboratively to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The caucus was formed with the help of I AM ALS and many ALS advocacy groups, including The ALS Association and others.
Jun 25, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced today the House passage of over $718 million in federal funding she helped secure for rural water and wastewater loan and grant programs for Fiscal Year 2020. Specifically, this funding bill includes $15 million for the grant program created by Sewell’s Rural Septic Tank Access Act that passed in last year’s Farm Bill to help rural families afford decentralized wastewater systems and septic tanks.
Jun 25, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN) announced today the House passage of a bipartisan amendment to the Commerce, Justice and Science funding bill calling on the Trump administration to release the Commerce Department’s Section 232 report on imported automobiles and auto parts.
Jun 19, 2019 Press Release
H.R. 3055 passes House by a vote of 225-203
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced today the House passage of the Fiscal Year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services and Education funding bill.
Jun 18, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Sewell congratulates the military service applicants she nominated
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) congratulated the three outstanding young people she nominated to and accepted appointments to the United States service academies in 2019.
Jun 17, 2019 Press Release
Sewell one of Nine Democratic Members of Congress to negotiate improvements of U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement today after Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi appointed her to the House Democrats’ trade Working Group, a task force charged with negotiating improvements to the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement:
Jun 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a Ways & Means Committee hearing Wednesday on pathways to universal health care, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) stressed the need for Congress to ensure universal access to affordable, quality health care insurance, an issue she called a “civil rights issue of our day.”

Jun 11, 2019 Press Release
House passes civil contempt resolution 229-191
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement today following the House passage of a civil contempt resolution allowing the House of Representatives to enforce its subpoena powers in court:
Jun 4, 2019 Press Release
At Ways & Means hearing, Congresswoman remarks on state of rural health care
WASHINGTON, D.C. – During the House Ways & Means Committee member day hearing Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07), a member of the Subcommittee on Health, drew on her visit to Sumter County’s Hill Hospital last week to highlight the dire state of Alabama’s rural hospitals, and the need to expand Medicaid.
Jun 4, 2019 Press Release
H.R. 6 provides vital protections to Dreamers, TPS and DED holders who have made the U.S. home
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) today applauded the House passage of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act.

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