Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

May 9, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) welcomed R.B. Hudson Middle School 7th grade students Alexis Perry, Corbyn Boyd and Diante Thomas, the 2018 Congressional App Challenge winners from Alabama’s 7th Congressional District, to Washington, D.C.
May 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers called on their colleagues today to pass a permanent solution to the ongoing miners pension crisis.
May 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) today introduced the Home Health Payment Innovation Act of 2019 (H.R. 2573), legislation that will preserve Medicare recipients access to home health care services and provide a pathway for innovating approaches to using these services.
May 8, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan group of nearly 160 Members of Congress urge Trump Administration not to implement auto tariffs
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07), a member of the Ways & Means Subcommittee on Trade, led a bipartisan group of 159 lawmakers in urging Director of the National Economic Council Larry Kudlow and President Trump against imposing costly new tariffs that could harm the auto industry.
May 7, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) today introduced the Building United States Infrastructure and Leveraging Development (BUILD) Act, which would raise the federal cap on private activity bonds for surface transportation and freight improvement projects by $5.8 billion.
May 2, 2019 Press Release
Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act will repeal tax on survivor benefits
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell introduced Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act (H.R. 2481) today to reverse a provision in the 2018 Republican tax bill that increased the tax rate on survivor benefits for Gold Star families.
Apr 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07), a senior member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement following the Department of Justice’s release of a redacted version of the Special Counsel’s report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election:
Apr 15, 2019 Press Release
H.R. 2147 would expand access to rural broadband grants and FEMA disaster relief
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Adrian Smith (NE-03) have introduced the Revitalizing Underdeveloped Rural Areas and Lands (RURAL) Act, legislation that would help preserve jobs and encourage infrastructure development by expanding tax-exempt cooperative organizations’ access to government grants and assistance, including rural broadband grants and FEMA disaster relief.
Apr 10, 2019 Press Release
The Taxpayer First Act passes the House with bipartisan support
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Taxpayer First Act, a commonsense, bipartisan reform package to improve the relationship between American taxpayers and the IRS by improving taxpayer services and increasing transparency and accountability at the agency.
Apr 4, 2019 Press Release
Sewell Votes to Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed today the bipartisan, long-term Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 1585).

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