Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Press Releases

Feb 14, 2018 Press Release
HHS Secretary Alex Azar testified before the Ways and Means Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar appeared before the House Ways and Means Committee to testify about the White House budget request for HHS.

Feb 13, 2018 Press Release
Budget hits working families with cuts to food assistance, healthcare, education, and child care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, President Trump proposed a budget with steep cuts to domestic programs, including Medicare, Medicaid, the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), Community Development Block Grants, housing programs, worker training programs, and more.

Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement:

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release
The President refused to approve the public release of the House Intelligence Committee Democrats’ memo

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, the White House announced that it would not release a Democratic memo rebutting allegations made by a Republican-authored document against the FBI. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) serves on the House Intelligence Committee, which previously voted to release the Democratic memo with the unanimous support of both parties.

Feb 7, 2018 Press Release
In eight hour speech, Pelosi shares DREAMer stories, including Gadsden story

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) spoke for eight hours on the House floor in a record-breaking speech on behalf of DREAMers, who are facing deportation if the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is not extended. During the “DACA-buster”, Congresswoman Terri A.

Jan 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) attended the State of the Union Address. Rep. Sewell releases the following statement:

Jan 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell will give a State of the District Address for Alabama’s 7th Congressional District.

Jan 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, the Republican majority in the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) voted along party-lines to release a Republican memo on the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI).

Jan 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will bring Mary Joyce Owens, the granddaughter of Recy Taylor, as her guest to the State of the Union. Alabama native Recy Taylor, who recently passed away, became an outspoken advocate for victims of sexual assault after being raped in 1944 by six white men who were never brought to justice.

Jan 29, 2018 Press Release
Town Hall will be held on Thursday at Social Venture in Birmingham

On Thursday, February 1st, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will kick off her “Congress in Your Community” tour by hosting a town hall meeting in Birmingham at Social Venture, from 5-6 pm. The town hall will provide an opportunity for residents of the 7th Congressional District to share their views and concerns and hear updates on the latest in Congress.


Jan 27, 2018 Press Release
At 6th round negotiations, Rep. Sewell advocates for auto, steel, agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On January 27 and 28, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will attend the 6th round of negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in Montreal. NAFTA, which governs trade between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, has a substantial impact on Alabama’s economy.