Congresswoman Terri Sewell sworn into office

Published 9:37 am Friday, January 4, 2013

U.S. Representative Terri Sewell (D-AL), who serves Marengo County, was sworn into office for her second term in the U.S. House of Representatives on the opening day of the 113th Congress.

“I am deeply honored to represent the people of Alabama’s 7th Congressional District for a second term,” Rep. Sewell said. “There is still much work to do and I remain committed to working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle and President Obama to reduce our deficit, strengthen our economy and create American jobs.

Sewell is shown with her family after she was sworn into office.

Rep. Sewell was selected to serve on the Financial Services Committee which has jurisdiction over the financial services and housing sectors, including banking, securities, insurance, real estate, public and assisted housing.

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“I am honored to join the Financial Services Committee,” said Rep. Sewell. “I look forward to using my 15 years of experience as a finance attorney to promote economic development in my district, strengthen consumer protections and ensure adequate regulation within the banking industry.”