Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Economy

Economy

“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.  

For more information in the meantime, please contact my Washington, DC office
 
I look forward to your feedback.
 
Thank you.
 

More on Economy

Dec 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, the House passed the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act (H.R. 1699) in a bipartisan vote. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) is the lead Democratic co-sponsor and Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) is the lead Republican sponsor on the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act.

Nov 16, 2017 Video

Rep. Sewell makes floor remarks during debate on the GOP tax bill. On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed Republican tax legislation which will add $1.7 trillion to the national debt according to estimates by the Congressional Budget Office. Analysis by the Tax Policy Center shows that 36 million middle-class and working families, or more than one out of every four taxpayers nationally, will experience a tax increase under the tax bill by 2027.

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed Republican tax legislation which will add $1.7 trillion to the national debt according to estimates by the Congressional Budget Office. Analysis by the Tax Policy Center shows that 36 million middle-class and working families, or more than one out of every four taxpayers nationally, will experience a tax increase under the tax bill by 2027.

Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement:

Nov 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the House Ways and Means Committee passed the Republican tax bill after just four days of markup. During markup, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) offered three historically bipartisan amendments. All Democratic amendments, including the three offered by Rep. Sewell, were rejected without a single Republican vote. The tax bill passed the Committee by a 24-16 vote, without any bipartisan changes allowed by Republicans.

Nov 8, 2017 Press Release

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Nov 7, 2017 Press Release

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On Tuesday, the House Ways & Means Committee continued marking up the Ryan-McConnell Republican tax bill. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) offered an amendment creating a tax credit encouraging employers to offer apprenticeships and to hire workers who have completed their training. Democrats also offered amendments restoring the adoption tax credit, creating parity in state and local tax credit for businesses and individuals, and more. All seven amendments offered by Democrats on Tuesday were rejected by Republicans on a party-line vote.

Nov 7, 2017 Speech

The Public Funds for Public Schools Act would close a tax loophole that allows wealthy donors to turn a profit on donations to private school voucher organizations. Each year, wealthy donors in 18 states across the country claim tax credits for donations that go to private, often unaccredited schools, diverting over $1 billion away from the public school system.

Nov 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, November 6, the House Committee on Ways and Means began consideration of the GOP tax bill with debate over bill content, amendments, and final passage scheduled through Thursday, November 9.

WATCH NOW: See the Committee on Ways & Means debate the GOP tax bill

WHEN: The Ways & Means Committee has scheduled a markup of the GOP tax bill for the following times:

Nov 6, 2017 Video

On Monday, November 6, the House Committee on Ways and Means began consideration of the GOP tax bill with debate over bill content, amendments, and final passage scheduled through Thursday, November 9. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) offers opening remarks.

Nov 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Republicans in the House of Representatives introduced tax legislation that would provide large tax cuts favoring special interests and wealthy individuals.

Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement: