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Terri Sewell's Public Statements

Full Name: Terri A. Sewell
Office: U.S. House (AL) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Single
Birth Date: 01/01/1965
Birth Place: Selma, AL
Home City: Selma, AL
Date Title
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Jobs
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Jobs and Economy
Issue Position: Health Care
Aug. 2, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Votes Against Republican Attempt to End DACA and A Woefully Underfunded and Inadequate Bill to Address Emergency Border Crisis
July 30, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Denounces House Republican Lawsuit as Meritless and Irresponsible
July 30, 2014 GOP Lawsuit to Nowhere
July 30, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Supports Bipartisan VA Reform Bill
July 29, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Responds to Most Recent VA Internal Access Audit and VA Reform Bill
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 24, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Supports the Obama Administration's Position on Unaccompanied Minors
July 24, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Certainty for Firefighters
July 23, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Joins the State Medicaid Expansion Caucus as a Founding Member
July 21, 2014 The Root - For African-American Women--and All Women--Let's Make Every Day Equal Pay Day
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 16, 2014 3 Months Since the Kidnapping of Nigerian Girls
July 15, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules - Financial Services Committee Democrats Call for Transparency in TRIA Debate
July 15, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015
July 11, 2014 Statement From Congresswoman Sewell Applaud Commerce Department Decision to Impose Duties on Illegal Steel Imports
July 2, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell's Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
July 1, 2014 Congresswomen Sewell's Statement on the Supreme Court's Decision in Burwell v. Hobby
June 26, 2014 AL.com - National Democrats paying Birmingham a visit to scope it out as possible convention site: Today in Alabama politics
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 24, 2014 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 18, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Applauds Mercedes-Benz for Adding the New C-Class Sedan to its Product Portfolio at the Vance Plant
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 13, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Responds to Audit of Veterans Healthcare Facilities in Alabama
June 3, 2014 AL.com - Back to Washington: U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell wins big in bid for third term in 7th District
June 3, 2014 Congresswoman Terri Sewell wins Third Term as Representative of Alabama's 7th District
May 28, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Responds to the Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 26, 2014 Statement from Congresswoman Sewell in Observance of Memorial Day
May 22, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Supports Bill to End NSA Bulk Data Collection While Preserving Counterterrorism Capability
May 22, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Supports Legislation to Improve and Strengthen Housing Financing Options for Rural Americans
May 19, 2014 60 Years After Brown V. Board of Education
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Provide Assistance to Government of Nigeria to Develop Specialized Units to Rescue Kidnapped Schoolgirls and Bring Boko Haram Leader to Justice
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 3, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Announces that President Obama Declares a Major Disaster in the State of Alabama
May 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Disaster Assistance
April 30, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Expresses Concern Over Recent Alabama Tornadoes and Works with Alabama Delegation to Obtain Federal Assistance
April 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding the Governor of Alabama's Request for an Emergency Declaration
April 28, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers and Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations; Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations; and Peter Visclosky Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations and Subcommittee on Defense
April 23, 2014 Statement from Congresswoman Sewell on the US Supreme Court Ruling to Uphold Michigan's Affirmative Action Ban
April 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Unauthorized Hairstyles, Uniform Code
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Chairman of the Financial Stability Oversight Council - Financial Institutions Designations
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