Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

Feb 6, 2019 Press Release
Legislation extends the U.S. Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act through 2030
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) introduced legislation today to reauthorize the U.S. Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) until 2030. Since 2000, CBTPA has allowed for the duty- and quota-free import of goods made with U.S. yarns, fabrics and threads from Caribbean countries.
Feb 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union address: “The President’s promises of bipartisanship and unity tonight ring hollow. Actions speak louder than words."
Feb 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement today ahead of the President’s State of the Union address this evening:
Feb 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) today announced that Mrs. Tiphanie Carter, wife of fallen Birmingham Police Department Sgt. Wytasha Carter, will be her guest to the 2019 State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 5.
Feb 1, 2019 Press Release
“During Black History Month, we celebrate the extraordinary contributions and accomplishments African Americans have made to this nation and the world.
Jan 30, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Co-Chair of the Expand Social Security Caucus U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Chairman of the Ways & Means Social Security Subcommittee John Larson (CT-01) introduced legislation today to increase Social Security benefits and financially strengthen the Social Security program overall.
Jan 25, 2019 Press Release
“For the past 34 days, President Trump’s government shutdown has caused undue financial hardship on thousands of federal workers in my district and across the country while inflicting needless chaos and pain in the lives of all Americans. I am encouraged that the President finally agreed to re-open government today and to allow the process of negotiating funding bills to work,” Sewell said.
Jan 24, 2019 Press Release
Thursday marks day 34 of the shutdown
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) took to the House floor today to highlight the impact the government shutdown is having on residents in Alabama’s 7th Congressional District.
Jan 23, 2019 Press Release
Senate expected to take up House-passed bill Thursday
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) cast her tenth vote Wednesday to re-open the government and ensure federal workers are guaranteed the pay they are due.
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Jan 22, 2019 Press Release
Americans deserve a well-functioning Congress that works on their behalf. I know my constituents in Alabama’s 7th District did not send me to Washington to be a party to the problem, but to seek solutions. That is why I am working every day to reopen government and allow hardworking federal employees to work and ensure government services continue uninterrupted.
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