“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
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Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Bill Johnson (OH-06) introduced bipartisan legislation to level the playing field for American workers. The Level the Playing Field Act 2.0 would strengthen U.S. trade remedy laws to protect American workers and combat China’s unfair, anti-free market trade practices that distort the global market.
Birmingham, AL – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) joined Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin in welcoming the U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh to Birmingham, Alabama.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep.
Tuscaloosa, AL – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced $17,149,167 in funding for the City of Tuscaloosa from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant program.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) will join President Biden for the signing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act at the White House. The bill—which passed the House of Representatives on Friday, November 5th—is the largest investment in U.S. infrastructure in nearly a century. As the only member of the Alabama Congressional delegation to vote in favor of the bill, Rep.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted to pass President Biden’s historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the largest investment in U.S. infrastructure in nearly a century. This legislation will create millions of good-paying jobs, repair Alabama’s crumbling roads and bridges, expand access to high-speed affordable internet, and make transformational investments in Alabama’s drinking water and wastewater infrastructure.
Washington D.C. - Tomorrow, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) will host a TerriTalk Facebook Live at 3:30 p.m. CT with Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John Larson (CT-01) to discuss their efforts to strengthen and expand Social Security. The TerriTalk will be streamed live to Rep. Sewell’s official Facebook page.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced that the State of Alabama has received a grant of $1 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). These funds, authorized by the American Rescue Plan, will be used for statewide planning efforts to boost economic development, enhance U.S. competitiveness, combat the climate crisis, and recover from the pandemic. These are the first EDA American Rescue Plan grants announced.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 5.9 percent in 2022 thanks to this year’s cost-of-living adjustment (COLA).
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted to pass critical legislation to prevent a first-ever default on the federal debt, which would result in economic catastrophe for nearly every American family. This crucial bill—which Senate Democrats passed on October 7th—will keep the United States under the debt limit through at least December 3rd.