Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Press Releases

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 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).
Apr 4, 2019 Press Release
The PHASE-in $15 Act would set wage floor based on cost of living, regional economic conditions
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) led a group of over a dozen Democratic lawmakers today in introducing the Paying Hourly Americans Stronger Earnings (PHASE)-in $15 Wage Act (H.R. 2080), legislation that would calculate a new federal wage floor based on the regional cost of living and purchasing power.
Apr 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted today in favor of House Resolution 271, Condemning the Trump Administration’s Legal Campaign to Take Away Americans’ Health Care.
Apr 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement regarding the Department of Justice report on conditions within Alabama’s prison system:

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