Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Press Releases

Oct 17, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and TJ Cox (CA-21) introduced the Inhaler Coverage and Access Now Act (I CAN Act) today, legislation that would require certain high deductible health plans to cover the cost of inhalers for the treatment of any chronic lung disease, including asthma.
Oct 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON — Last week, Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) joined Reps. Haley Stevens (MI-11), Jahana Hayes (CT-05) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) to introduce the Maximizing Drug Coverage for Low-Income Seniors Act (H.R. 4669).
Sep 26, 2019 Press Release
Sewell secures DNI Maguire’s commitment he will work to ensure whistleblower can directly testify before the Committee
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) grilled Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire Thursday on the Trump Administration’s handling of the whistleblower report and secured his commitment that he would work to ensure the whistleblower can share his or her testimony directly with the Committee.
Sep 24, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement Tuesday on an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump:
Sep 18, 2019 Press Release
Sewell optimistic about bipartisan passage of critical defense spending bill, Military Widow’s Tax elimination
Washington, D.C. – Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi named U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) to serve on a conference committee of the House and Senate versions of the FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) late Tuesday.
Sep 17, 2019 Press Release
The National Park Service has allocated nearly $3.4 million in federal grants for civil rights preservation projects across Alabama’s 7th Congressional District
Alabama – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) was thrilled to announce that the National Park Service has recently awarded $3.396 million to fund the preservation of ten civil rights preservation projects in Alabama’s 7th Congressional District.
Aug 15, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement Thursday after the Government of Israel announced its decision to prevent Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country:
Aug 14, 2019 Press Release
Delta Regional Authority invests in Opportunity Alabama, a non-profit that supports investing in opportunity zones
Black Belt, Alabama – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced today the Delta Regional Authority has recently awarded $127,877 to Opportunity Alabama in support of rural revitalization and development in opportunity zones across the Black Belt.
Aug 8, 2019 Press Release
Rule would strip SNAP benefits from an estimated 3.1 million Americans
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) led a group if 19 Senators and 120 U.S. Representatives urging U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to rescind his department’s “disastrous rule” to restrict Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for an estimated 3.1 million Americans.
Aug 2, 2019 Press Release
Early estimates indicate that Alabama’s hospitals could gain over $43 million under the new rule in the first year of implementation, $9.5 million of which would go to hospitals in Alabama’s 7th District
Washington, D.C. – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today it has finalized changes under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) to increase Medicare reimbursement rates for Alabama’s hospitals by addressing longstanding disparities in the Medicare Area Wage Index formula.