Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Press Releases

Oct 2, 2017 Press Release
Resource fair connects veterans with jobs, help at federal agencies, and more

On Thursday, October 5, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will host the 2017 Veterans Resource Fair in Alabama's 7th Congressional District. The event aims to connect veterans with jobs and training, help at federal agencies, and provide veterans with the opportunity to engage with their local community. Over 25 resource groups and service officers will be onsite to help attendees.

Sep 28, 2017 Press Release
Proposal establishes universal internet grants for communities to build infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Congresswoman Terri A.

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release
GOP tax plan reduces highest tax bracket, raises deficit, eliminates AMT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, GOP congressional leaders outlined their plan for an overhaul of the federal tax code. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement:

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release
Legislation extends the U.S. Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act through 2030

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) joined Republican Congressman Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) to introduce the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (H.R. 3849) to reauthorize the U.S. Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) until 2030.

Sep 26, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan group of Ways & Means representatives meet with President Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, a bipartisan group of lawmakers from the House Ways & Means Committee met with President Donald Trump to discuss tax reform priorities. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) sits on the Ways & Means Committee and joined the meeting, which also included Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA).

Sep 23, 2017 Press Release
Mercedes-Benz to invest $1 billion in Alabama, create 600 jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, carmaker Mercedes-Benz announced that it will invest $1 billion to set up electric vehicle production at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant and to build a battery factory nearby. The new production is expected to create 600 new jobs in the area.

Sep 19, 2017 Press Release

On Monday, September 18, 2017, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) took a tour of Miles College in Fairfield in honor of National Historically Black College and University (HBCUs) Week. During the tour the Congresswoman met with Miles College president, Dr. George T. French and a group of Miles College students to discuss the importance of HBCUs.

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
Partisan bill underfunds key priorities, including jobs, education, and infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) opposed an omnibus spending bill which passed the House of Representatives in a party-line vote. The bill underfunds and makes significant cuts to top national priorities, including workforce training, economic development, education, infrastructure, and law enforcement.

Sep 13, 2017 Press Release
H.R. 3729 increases accuracy of ground ambulance payments in Medicare program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, the Ways and Means Committee passed legislation by Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Devin Nunes (R-CA) extending support for rural ambulance providers and increasing the accuracy of ambulance reimbursements. H.R. 3729, the Comprehensive Operations, Sustainability, and Transport (COST) Act, passed the committee by voice vote.

Sep 12, 2017 Press Release
Voter commission hears from right-wing panel on voter suppression tactics

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, the Trump Administration’s Election Integrity Commission held a series of public presentations in New Hampshire, receiving testimony from political allies and long-time advocates for discriminatory voter restrictions.