“We must work diligently to address the immediate economic problems we face while laying out a long-term plan that ensures future economic growth through wise investments in education, workforce development and job creation.”
-Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell
Check back in the coming week for updates concerning my work and views on the economy.
More on Economy
Washington, D.C. – Today, the President released a 2018 budget proposal with massive cuts to social safety-net programs, science, agricultural, and other institutions vital to Alabama communities. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, a bipartisan majority in the House of Representatives voted to pass legislation funding the federal government through the remainder of FY17. The deal includes an increase in funding for historic preservation, health research, student aid, and healthcare benefits for coal miners.
Washington, D.C. – Today, President Donald Trump released a tax proposal that would dramatically reduce taxes for corporations and wealthy individuals and add trillions of dollars to the federal deficit. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, responds with the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the President released a preliminary 2018 budget proposal with massive cuts to science, agricultural, and jobs programs, as well as other institutions central to Alabama’s economy. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement:
Congresswoman Terri Sewell issued the following statement after speaking with Walmart executives about the pending closure of the Walmart Supercenter in Fairfield, Alabama:
Today, Congresswoman Terri Sewell voted for the passage of the Omnibus Appropriations bill:
Congresswoman Terri Sewell voted against the so-called Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, saying the massive tax bill would increase the federal deficit by $622 billion over the next 10 years.
Congresswoman Terri Sewell issued the following statement after voting in support of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015:
“Congress cannot continue to govern crisis-by-crisis. Few in Congress want to repeat the costly 2013 government shutdown, and thankfully today’s vote reflected that.
Today, Congresswoman Terri Sewell reiterated her support for President Obama’s trade agenda, and voted for a second time to give President Obama the authority he needs to negotiate agreements that expand fair trade.
“I continue to believe that President Obama should be given the same trade promotion authority as past Presidents. I trust that President Obama will do right by the American people, and the people of Alabama’s 7th Congressional District. President Obama has our backs, and we should have his.
U.S. Rep Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, wrote a letter to House leaders on Tuesday urging them to adopt stronger protections for the steel industry as the House is expected to consider trade legislation impacting a proposed trade deal between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim nations later this week. The congresswoman said the protections are contingent on whether she will vote in favor of the potential agreement and related legislation that gives the president fast-track authority to approve trade deals.