Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

Jun 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted to pass the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, legislation to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. Observed on June 19, Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the United States and commemorates the day that the news of its abolition reached slaves in Galveston, Texas in 1865.

Jun 15, 2021 Press Release

Birmingham, AL – Today, Rep. Terri A. Sewell (AL-07) announced the details for the Celebration of Life Services for her mother, Nancy Gardner Sewell, who passed away at the age of 81 on Thursday, June 10, 2021 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. 

Jun 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Brian Babin (TX-36) introduced H.R. 3745, the Decentralized Wastewater Grant Act of 2021.

Jun 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Adrian Smith (NE-03), led a bipartisan group of 24 Members of Congress in a letter urging the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to increase transparency and public engagement, especially pertaining to the scope and duration of demonstration projects.

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Jun 2, 2021 Press Release
American Rescue Plan will deliver over $13.97 million in funding to the City of Bessemer and over $15.91 million to Bessemer City K-12 Public Schools

Bessemer, AL — Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) continued her American Rescue Plan District Tour with a stop at Bessemer City Hall to highlight the direct relief that the City of Bessemer and Bessemer City Schools will receive from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.

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May 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This Congress, U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), introduced H.R. 3258, the Timely Access to Cancer Treatment (TACT) Act of 2021. This legislation would require that patients with cancer be provided their oral cancer drugs within an acceptable time frame.

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May 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted to pass H.R. 3237, the Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act.

May 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted to pass S. 937, the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, landmark legislation that strengthens the nation’s defenses against hate crimes committed against Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities.

May 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This Congress, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) along with Reps. David McKinley (WV-01), Ann Kuster (NH-02), and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), introduced H.R. 3259, the Non-Opioids Prevent Addiction in the Nation (NOPAIN) Act.

May 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted to pass H.R. 3233, the National Commission to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S.

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