Sewell looks back on 2018 achievements, ahead at 2019

January 2019

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, released her annual report detailing her office’s work over the past year and some of her goals for the upcoming year.

“I believe that transparency and accountability are central to the strength of our democracy,” Sewell said in a message to voters. “For Alabama’s Seventh Congressional District, 2018 was a year of new challenges and hard-fought victories.”

In March, Sewell led the charge to include an additional $1.8 billion of funding for wastewater and water infrastructure through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

“In Alabama’s rural Black Belt, I have toured homes with no wastewater systems and communities that rely on unsafe spray fields for wastewater treatment,” Sewell said. “The funding we secured gives rural communities access to resources for modernizing their wastewater systems for the 21st Century.”

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