Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) introduced the Reducing Barriers for Relative Foster Parents Act, legislation which makes it easier for foster children to be placed in the home of a family member.
House passes H.R. 10, eliminating Dodd-Frank financial protections
Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act, a bill that would eliminate consumer protections designed to deter abuse by predatory lenders and large financial institutions. Rep. Terri Sewell releases the following statement:
HHS Sec. Price testifies before Ways & Means Committee on HHS Budget
Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price came before the Ways & Means Committee for a hearing on President Trump’s HHS Budget. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL), a Member of the Ways & Means Committee, questioned Sec.
Former FBI Director releases written testimony detailing interactions with President
Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, former FBI Director James Comey released written testimony detailing his interactions with President Trump regarding the FBI’s ongoing Russia investigation. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL), a Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, releases the following statement:
Birmingham, AL – As America prepares on Memorial Day to pay tribute to the brave men and woman who laid down their lives in defense of this country, Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement recognizing their sacrifices:
DNC launches group in response to Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced the launch of the Commission on Protecting American Democracy from the Trump Administration. The group will investigate voter suppression, the “voter fraud” myth, and strategies for modernizing the voting process to provide more Americans better access to the polls.
New CBO score shows Trumpcare eliminates coverage for 23 million Americans
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report showing that the healthcare repeal bill which passed the House this May would eliminate healthcare coverage for 23 million Americans. For sick patients in states which waive essential health requirements, CBO predicts that healthcare coverage could become unaffordable and likely unattainable.
Shadow day connects youth from foster system with Members of Congress
House Intelligence Committee holds open hearing with Brennan
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Intelligence Committee held a public hearing featuring former CIA Director Brennan as part of the Committee’s Russia investigation. Congresswoman Terri A.
Budget slashes funding for safety net, healthcare, education, agriculture
Washington, D.C. – Today, the President released a 2018 budget proposal with massive cuts to social safety-net programs, science, agricultural, and other institutions vital to Alabama communities. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement: