The trail allows people to explore the destinations important to the Civil Rights Movement through 14 States
Birmingham, AL – On Martin Luther King Day, Governor Kay Ivey announced Alabama’s participation in the U.S. Civil Rights Trail that includes more than 130 historic sites, through 14 states. The sites highlight major events in the civil rights movement and Alabama has the largest number of sites on the trail.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) delivered the Weekly Democratic Address on Friday. In this week’s address, Rep. Sewell remembers the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and urges congressional action addressing inequality in America today. Rep. Sewell also condemns the GOP tax bill for failing working American families.
Toyota Mazda to open $1.6 billion plant in Alabama, create 4,000 jobs
Birmingham, AL – On Tuesday, Toyota and Mazda announced that it will build a $1.6 billion automobile manufacturing plant in Limestone County. The plant is the fourth auto manufacturing plant in Alabama.
House passes Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in bipartisan vote
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), a bill reauthorizing critical intelligence laws which allow for the collection of information against foreign targets while providing robust privacy and transparency protections for U.S. citizens. Congresswoman Terri A.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama and the Bulldogs of the University of Georgia prepare to compete in the College Football Playoff National Championship game, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (AL-07) and Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) have made a friendly wager on which team will win the national title.
President’s Voter Fraud Commission disbanded
Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, President Trump signed an executive order dissolving his controversial voter fraud commission.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, January 3, Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) was sworn into the United States Senate as Alabama’s Freshman Senator.
Report reviews district and congressional work in 2017, announces goals for 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) has released her office’s annual report for 2018. The report reviews Rep. Sewell’s work and accomplishments from 2017, both in the district and in Congress, and announces goals for the coming year.
Continuing resolution provides short-term extension of CHIP, exempts tax bill from deficit rules
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the House of Representatives voted to pass a government spending bill which pushes back the deadline to fund the government to January 19, 2018. In addition to funding the government, the bill extends funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) through March.