Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

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 3, 2019 Press Release
H.R. 2940 extends TANF and CCES block grant funding through FY 19
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to extend the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Child Care Entitlement to States (CCES) programs, critical programs that give low-income families access to important financial and child care support.
Jun 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bipartisan disaster relief funding bill today, following months of negotiations and delays, due to disagreements about funding for Puerto Rico hurricane recovery efforts, and the President’s request for additional funds for border operations.
May 23, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a hearing today on diversity and inclusion in the intelligence community, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07), a senior member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, slammed intelligence community (IC) leaders for their failure to appear before the Committee.
May 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted Wednesday in favor of the House-passed H.R. 1500, the Consumers First Act, to reverse the Trump Administration’s attempts to dismantle the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
May 21, 2019 Press Release
SELMA, AL – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement today after the Alabama Tourism Department announced visitors to Dallas County in 2018 spent $76 million and were responsible for 1,028 jobs, a 7.1% increase since 2017:
May 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07), a member of the Ways & Means Subcommittee on Trade, released the following statement today after the Trump Administration announced it will delay for an additional 180 days a final decision on costly new tariffs that could harm the auto industry:
May 14, 2019 Press Release
SELMA, AL – The U.S. Department of Justice today awarded $1 million to the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs to help local Selma law enforcement target and reduce crime.
May 13, 2019 Press Release
BIRMINGHAM, AL – The House Administration Subcommittee on Elections held a field hearing Monday to examine voting rights and elections systems in Alabama.
May 9, 2019 Press Release
House passes legislation to protect Americans with pre-existing conditions and reverse Trump Administration attempts to sabotage American’s health care
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted today to in favor of H.R. 986, Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act of 2019, to block the Trump Administration’s efforts to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions.

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