Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

May 16, 2018 Press Release
Preventing Addiction for Susceptible Seniors Act passes Committee in unanimous vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, May 16, the Ways and Means Committee passed the Preventing Addiction for Susceptible Seniors Act, a bill led by Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) and Congressman Peter Roskam (R-PA).

May 16, 2018 Press Release
New legislation provides grants for low- and moderate-income households to connect homes to wastewater systems

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, May 16, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) led the introduction of the Rural Septic Tank Access Act (H.R. 5837) with original cosponsor Congressman Mike Rogers (R-AL).

May 11, 2018 Press Release
41 immigrants sworn in with naturalization oath, gain U.S. citizenship in Mobile

Birmingham, AL – On Friday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (AL-D) delivered remarks at a Naturalization Ceremony in Mobile, Alabama, honoring 41 new citizens after they took their Oaths of Allegiance. Fifteen federal and state court judges presided over the naturalization ceremony and Mobile Bar Association President Jean Powers delivered closing remarks.

May 10, 2018 Press Release
Following letter from 25 Members of Congress, FEC votes to allow candidates to use campaign funds for campaign-related childcare

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) voted 4-0 to allow candidates for federal office to use privately-raised campaign funds on campaign-related childcare in Advisory Opinion Request (AOR) 2018-06.

May 9, 2018 Press Release
FEC decision on campaign childcare expenses expected later this week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) led a comment to the Federal Election Commission (FEC), urging the FEC to allow candidates to use campaign funds to pay for campaign-related childcare expenses.

May 8, 2018 Press Release
On Tuesday, President Trump announced U.S. withdrawal from the Iran deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, May 8, President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.

May 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, May 3, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) and Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-AL) joined local elected officials and community leaders at the Montgomery Multiplex at the Cramton Bowl to receive an update on the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft and to hear about the program’s economic impact. During the demonstration, Reps.

Apr 26, 2018 Press Release
National Memorial for Peace and Justice and The Legacy Museum Opened to the Public

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, April 26th, The National Memorial for Peace and Justice and The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration, will be officially unveiled and open to the public in Montgomery, AL.  The National Memorial for Peace and Justice is the first ever memorial dedicated to victims of lynching and racial terror in the United States.

Apr 26, 2018 Press Release
Town Halls were scheduled for Thursday May 3rd, new dates TBD

BIRMINGHAM, AL -- Due to unforeseen circumstances, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) must postpone the previously scheduled “Congress in Your Community” town hall meetings in both Choctaw and Marengo counties originally scheduled for May 3, 2018. The details of the rescheduled town halls will be released as soon as they are finalized.

 

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) has authored an op-ed in The Hill calling for action addressing deteriorating wastewater infrastructure. The op-ed comes on the fourth anniversary of the Flint, Michigan, water crisis. Rep.

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