Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Press Releases

Jan 12, 2018 Press Release
Toyota Mazda to open $1.6 billion plant in Alabama, create 4,000 jobs

Birmingham, AL – On Tuesday, Toyota and Mazda announced that it will build a $1.6 billion automobile manufacturing plant in Limestone County. The plant is the fourth auto manufacturing plant in Alabama.

Jan 11, 2018 Press Release
House passes Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in bipartisan vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), a bill reauthorizing critical intelligence laws which allow for the collection of information against foreign targets while providing robust privacy and transparency protections for U.S. citizens. Congresswoman Terri A.

Jan 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama and the Bulldogs of the University of Georgia prepare to compete in the College Football Playoff National Championship game, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (AL-07) and Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) have made a friendly wager on which team will win the national title.

Jan 3, 2018 Press Release
President’s Voter Fraud Commission disbanded

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, President Trump signed an executive order dissolving his controversial voter fraud commission.

Dec 31, 2017 Press Release
Report reviews district and congressional work in 2017, announces goals for 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) has released her office’s annual report for 2018. The report reviews Rep. Sewell’s work and accomplishments from 2017, both in the district and in Congress, and announces goals for the coming year.

Dec 21, 2017 Press Release
Continuing resolution provides short-term extension of CHIP, exempts tax bill from deficit rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the House of Representatives voted to pass a government spending bill which pushes back the deadline to fund the government to January 19, 2018. In addition to funding the government, the bill extends funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) through March.

Dec 21, 2017 Press Release
187th Air National Guard Fighter Wing Unit wins bid for F-35 combat fighter jets

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the Secretary of the Air Force announced that the 187th Air National Guard Fighter Wing Unit at Dannelly Field in Montgomery, Alabama, was selected as one of two new sites to receive the new F-35A Lightning II fighter jets.

Dec 20, 2017 Press Release
Tax bill raises the deficit by $1.5 trillion, complicates the tax code, endangers healthcare

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted again on Republican tax legislation which will add $1.5 trillion to the national debt. The tax bill which passed on Tuesday violated procedural rules in the Senate, forcing revisions in the tax bill before the legislation was brought back to the House for a final vote.