Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Press Releases

Jan 16, 2019 Press Release
Reps. Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Terri Sewell (AL-07) today introduced legislation to ensure that all states that expand Medicaid coverage under the terms of the Affordable Care Act receive an equal federal match for expansion, regardless of when a state chooses to expand Medicaid coverage.
Jan 7, 2019 Press Release
Alabama and Clemson will face off in championship game on January 7

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the University of Alabama and Clemson University prepare to compete in the College Football Playoff National Championship game, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) made a friendly wager on which team would win the national title. At stake – Chic-fil-a and bragging rights.

Jan 4, 2019 Press Release
The For the People Act includes automatic voter registration, campaign finance reform, stronger ethics laws, and commitment to restoring the vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, January 4, House Democrats introduced the For the People Act, a package of democracy bills including sweeping election, campaign finance, and ethics reforms designed to give American voters a stronger voice in government.

Dec 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, December 28, Judge L. Scott Coogler of the Northern District of Alabama issued a ruling reducing the sentence of Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford to time served. Congresswoman Terri A.

Dec 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, December 26, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) sent a letter to the Trump Administration renewing her request for an immediate reduction in sentence for former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford due to his deteriorating health. In spite of difficulty due to the government shutdown and the holiday season, Rep.

Dec 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - At midnight on Friday, the United States federal government shut down after the Republican-led Congress and Trump Administration failed to pass legislation extending government funding.

Dec 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Whip-Elect James E. Clyburn has announced the Chief Deputy Whips selected for the 116th Congress. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL), who has served as a Chief Deputy Whip since she was appointed in the 113th Congress in 2013, was selected again to serve in the 116th Congress.

Dec 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, December 12, the House of Representatives passed the Farm Bill in a bipartisan vote, including legislation sponsored by Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Congressman Mike Rogers (R-AL) to address deteriorating wastewater infrastructure in rural communities. Known as the Rural Septic Tank Access Act (H.R.

Dec 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) introduced the Lifelong Learning and Training Account Act. This bill would create a tax-preferred savings account with a generous government match to assist low and moderate-income workers seeking to retrain or upskill over the course of their careers.

Nov 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, November 29, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) released the following statement congratulating Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) on his election as Caucus Leadership Representative, a leadership position for Members who have served five terms or less.