Terri Sewell News & Articles

The U.S. Supreme Court today blocked President Trump from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), lending a blow to the administrations attempt to end an Obama-era program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation. The…

Joe Biden Wins Alabama

Written by Brent Wilson on March 3, 2020

Joe Biden has been projected to win the Democratic primary for President in Alabama, according to CNN. Biden had received big endorsements leading up to today’s vote, including Birmingham’s Mayor Randall Woodfin, Alabama’s only statewide elected Democrat Senator Doug Jones, and U.S. Representative Terri Sewell….

On Friday, Alabama Senators Richard Shelby and Doug Jones introduced a bill known as the “Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area Act,” S.3363. A press release stated that the bill would “establish the Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area, authorizing nineteen counties in Alabama’s Black…

Homeless man in a durty clothes autumn city

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced today that the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has recently awarded $11,445,018 to local “Continuums of Care” (CoCs) across Alabama’s 7th Congressional District. HUD’s Continuum of Care (CoC) Program works with local non-profit providers and state…

After receiving endorsements from prominent Alabama Democrats like Senator Doug Jones and Birmingham Mayor, Randall Woodfin, former Vice President Joe Biden is furthering his support in the Yellowhammer State by picking up the endorsement of Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham), who is the lone House Democrat…

Impeached Presidents Cover

The U.S. House has voted to impeach President Trump, making him the third U.S. President to ever be impeached, joining Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson. See how your Alabama U.S. Representative voted below. Article 1 – Abuse of Power The House voted to impeach Trump…

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act introduced by Congresswoman Terri Sewell, who represents Alabama’s seventh congressional district. After four failed attempts under the formerly Republican-led house, Sewell’s bill was passed in the new Democratic-led house along a…

Doug Jones Floor Speech on Donald Trump

Alabama U.S. Senator Doug Jones and Alabama Congresswoman Terri Sewell took to social media today to denounce a tweet by Donald Trump that compared the impeachment inquiry into Trump as a “lynching.” Trump tweeted, “So some day, if a Democrat becomes President and the Republicans…

Health

Starting Tuesday, October 1st, the federal government is changing the formula that it uses to reimburse hospitals and other medical providers for healthcare services provided to Medicare patients. The change in the formula, known as the Medicare Wage Index, will potentially help rural hospitals receive…

On Tuesday, September 24th, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi announced that the House Representatives would launch a formal inquiry of impeachment into the actions of U.S. President Donald Trump.  It had been reported earlier that an anonymous whistleblower complaint had been…