WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, June 11, the Supreme Court decided Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute, a case challenging an Ohio voter purge process triggered solely by a citizen not voting during a single two-year federal election cycle.
Workshop shares best practices in grant writing, research strategies, and local grant writing resources
SELMA, AL – On Thursday, June 14, 2018, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will host the 5th Annual Federal Grants Workshop “Grant Writing 101” in Selma. The Workshop will offer participants a breakdown of the grant writing process, as well as inform them about the various resources that are available to them in the grant writing process.
Hyundai announces $388 Million expansion to Montgomery manufacturing facility
Birmingham, AL – On Tuesday, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama announced a $388 million expansion to their Montgomery facility dedicated to manufacturing engine heads and enhancing existing operations. The expansion is expected to create 50 new jobs at what is already Montgomery’s largest private manufacturer.
Bipartisan bill provides pay raise for service members, authorizes defense funding
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, May 24, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in a bipartisan vote. The NDAA authorizes $708 billion in defense funding, supporting an increase in military troop strength, a pay raise for service members, and funding for 77 F-35 fighter jets, among other provisions. Congresswoman Terri A.
Town Hall will be held on Thursday at Gees Bend Ferry Terminal in Camden, AL
On Thursday, May 31st, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will continue her annual “Congress in Your Community” tour by hosting a town hall meeting at Gees Bend Ferry Terminal in Camden, AL, from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM. The town hall will provide an opportunity for residents of the 7th Congressional District to share their views and concerns and hear updates on the latest in Congress.
Budget deal funds the government for two years, with increased funding for military and domestic programs
Shadow Day provides opportunity for foster youth to advocate before U.S. Congress
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wednesday, May 23, is Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day, during which more than 100 foster youth from across the country pair with Members of Congress for a day in the Nation’s Capitol.
Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act passes the House with bipartisan support
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, May 22, the House of Representatives passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155). The bill would enact consumer protections, including free credit freezes, and would provide relief for small community banks from federal regulations intended for larger national banks. Congresswoman Terri A.
Bill funds rehabilitative programs, keeps families closer together, reduces sentences for good behavior
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, May 22, the House of Representatives passed the FIRST STEP Act (H.R. 5682), a bipartisan prison reform bill that takes a first step towards improving the criminal justice system.
The VRAA restores voting protections in states with a history of discrimination
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, May 21, House and Senate Democratic Leaders held a press conference to introduce A Better Deal for Our Democracy. This agenda focuses on restoring voting rights, empowering the voices of American citizens, and ethics reform. The proposal includes the Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA), a bill introduced by Congresswoman Terri A.