Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Speeches

Dec 28, 2017 Speech

On Thursday, December 28, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) released her office’s annual report for 2018. The report reviews Rep. Sewell’s work and accomplishments from 2017, and announces goals for the coming year.

Dec 19, 2017 Speech

On Tuesday, December 19, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell along with Members of Congress from 18 of the 21 states targeted by Russian hackers in 2016, called on House Speaker Paul Ryan to take immediate action to protect state voting systems from cyberattacks and to bolster state election infrastructure.

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Nov 7, 2017 Speech

The Public Funds for Public Schools Act would close a tax loophole that allows wealthy donors to turn a profit on donations to private school voucher organizations. Each year, wealthy donors in 18 states across the country claim tax credits for donations that go to private, often unaccredited schools, diverting over $1 billion away from the public school system.

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Oct 31, 2017 Speech

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, October 31, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) sent a letter to Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill, urging him not to pursue prosecution of nearly 700 crossover voters.

Oct 31, 2017 Speech

On Wednesday, November 1, the national health care open enrollment period begins, enabling people who buy health insurance through the individual marketplace to shop for coverage for 2018. The attached PDF provides a list of navigators for towns across the state of Alabama.

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Oct 26, 2017 Speech

On Thursday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) and Congressman Ralph Abraham (R-LA) led a bipartisan group of 174 Members of Congress in a letter urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)  not to finalize cuts to Medicare payments for home health providers until stakeholders can fully analyze the impact of the proposed changes.

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Oct 24, 2017 Speech

On Tuesday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) and Congressman Andre Carson (D-IN) sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray expressing serious concerns about an FBI report from August 3, 2017, which created a new extremist designation known as “Black Identity Extremists.” Reps.

Oct 11, 2017 Speech

Social Security maintains a robust cyber-security system, but you are the most important factor in helping us keep your informa

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