Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Press Releases

Nov 19, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Sewell Hosts Town Halls in Choctaw, Clarke, Marengo, and Perry Counties

On Monday, November 20, and Tuesday, November 21, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will host four “Congress in Your Community” town hall meetings in Choctaw, Clarke, Marengo, and Perry Counties to provide an opportunity for residents of the 7th Congressional District to share their views and concerns and hear updates on the latest in Congress.

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
Tax bill focuses cuts on corporate special interests, raises taxes for 36 million Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed Republican tax legislation which will add $1.7 trillion to the national debt according to estimates by the Congressional Budget Office.

Nov 10, 2017 Press Release
Saturday, November 11, marks Veterans Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Veterans Day will be observed on Saturday, November 11. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) issues the following statement in recognition of the holiday:

Nov 9, 2017 Press Release
Ways and Means Committee passes the Republican tax bill on party-line vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the House Ways and Means Committee passed the Republican tax bill after just four days of markup. During markup, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) offered three historically bipartisan amendments. All Democratic amendments, including the three offered by Rep. Sewell, were rejected without a single Republican vote.

Nov 7, 2017 Press Release
Legislation closes loophole allowing donors to profit from private school donations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) introduced the Public Funds for Public Schools Act (H.R. 4269), a bill which would close a tax loophole that diverts resources away from public schools and allows the wealthy to turn a profit on donations to private school voucher organizations.

Nov 6, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Sewell and the Ways and Means Committee begin consideration of the GOP Tax Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, November 6, the House Committee on Ways and Means began consideration of the GOP tax bill with debate over bill content, amendments, and final passage scheduled through Thursday, November 9.

Nov 3, 2017 Press Release
House reauthorizes CHIP at the expense of Medicare, other health programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, November 3, the House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), offsetting the reauthorization with cuts to Medicare, the Prevention and Public Health Fund, and other health programs. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) voted against the bill when it passed by a 242 to 174 vote.