Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Co-Host Voting Rights Hearing
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, September 27, Members of Congress will participate in a hearing with commissioners from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) to discuss USCCR’s recently released report on the state of voting rights in the United States.
Investment will improve Myrtlewood’s public water system
MYRTLEWOOD, AL – On Monday, September 17, Myrtlewood was awarded more than $1.7 million by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as part of its Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants program. The grant will be used to improve public water systems in the area and to create a more efficient operations system for the town’s more than 2,000 residents.
WASHINGTON, D.C.– On Wednesday, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) released a new report which examines the state of voting rights in the United States.
MONTGOMERY, AL – On Thursday, Alabama State University (ASU) inducted its 15th President, Dr. Quinton T. Ross, Jr.
Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement:
Tour with Rep. Sewell, Mayor Woodfin, local lawmakers, and EPA is open to press
BIRMINGHAM, AL - On Wednesday, August 22, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell will join EPA officials and state and local lawmakers for a tour of Birmingham’s 35th Avenue site designated for EPA cleanup through the agency’s Superfund program. The tour of the EPA Superfund cleanup will be open to press.
Challenge allows middle school and high school students to compete against their peers by creating an app on the platform of their choice
BIRMINGHAM, AL – On Monday, August 13, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) announced her participation in the 2018 Congressional App Challenge, opening the challenge to all middle school and high school students in Alabama’s 7th Congressional District.
Reps. Rooney, Gowdey, Himes, and Sewell introduce bill to strengthen election infrastructure against cyberattacks
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, four members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) introduced the Secure Elections Act, which would provide local communities and state governments with the resources needed to strengthen election systems against cyberattacks. The bill was introduced by Reps.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Monday, August 6, marks the 53rd anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). The VRA, which passed after the Selma to Montgomery marches exposed the brutality of voter suppression in the South, abolished discriminatory voting practices and required federal oversight of election changes in areas with a history of voter discrimination.
Job Fair held at Alabama State University’s Dunn-Oliver Acadome in Montgomery
MONTGOMERY, AL - On Thursday, August 2, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) hosted her 7th Annual Congressional Job Fair at Alabama State University’s (ASU) Dunn-Oliver Acadome in Montgomery, AL. The Job Fair featured a total of 104 employers hiring in Alabama in industries ranging from the automotive industry to the military to health services.
Cities receiving grants include Birmingham, Montgomery, Camden, and Selma