Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

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.

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release
Town Hall will be held on Wednesday at Aliceville City Hall

On Wednesday, May 2nd, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will continue her annual “Congress in Your Community” tour by hosting a town hall meeting at Aliceville City Hall in Aliceville, 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.

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release
Town Hall will be held on Wednesday at Pop Start

On Wednesday, May 2nd, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will continue her annual “Congress in Your Community” tour by hosting a town hall meeting at Pop Start in York, AL, from 5:00 PM - 6:00 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.

Apr 24, 2018 Press Release
Fellowship creates one full time position for a Wounded Warrior Veteran in the Birmingham Congressional Office

Birmingham, AL – Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (AL-D) is seeking to hire one Wounded Warrior or medically retired Veteran for a position within Alabama’s 7th Congressional District as a Constituent Service Representative.

Apr 18, 2018 Press Release
The Taxpayer First Act passes the House with bipartisan support

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, April 18, the House of Representatives passed the Taxpayer First Act, a legislative package which strengthens transparency and accountability at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and improves taxpayer services. The bill includes a provision proposed by Congresswoman Terri A.

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Apr 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) joined Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) to introduce H.R. 5506, the Physician Assistant Direct Payment Act. This bill is designed to allow physician assistants (PAs) to receive direct payments from Medicare for the services they provide.

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Apr 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, the University of Alabama football team visited the White House for a ceremony celebrating their 2018 National Championship victory. On January 8, 2018, the University of Alabama won its 17th national title and its fifth championship victory since 2009 under Coach Nick Saban.

Apr 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, which symbolizes the number of extra days an American woman who works full-time, year-round must work into 2018 to match the salary of the average man in 2017. The average American woman is still paid only 80 cents for every dollar paid to men. In Alabama, the gap grows to 76 cents to the dollar.

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