Mercedes-Benz to invest $1 billion in Alabama, create 600 jobs
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, carmaker Mercedes-Benz announced that it will invest $1 billion to set up electric vehicle production at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant and to build a battery factory nearby. The new production is expected to create 600 new jobs in the area.
On Monday, September 18, 2017, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) took a tour of Miles College in Fairfield in honor of National Historically Black College and University (HBCUs) Week. During the tour the Congresswoman met with Miles College president, Dr. George T. French and a group of Miles College students to discuss the importance of HBCUs.
Partisan bill underfunds key priorities, including jobs, education, and infrastructure
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) opposed an omnibus spending bill which passed the House of Representatives in a party-line vote. The bill underfunds and makes significant cuts to top national priorities, including workforce training, economic development, education, infrastructure, and law enforcement.
H.R. 3729 increases accuracy of ground ambulance payments in Medicare program
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, the Ways and Means Committee passed legislation by Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Devin Nunes (R-CA) extending support for rural ambulance providers and increasing the accuracy of ambulance reimbursements. H.R. 3729, the Comprehensive Operations, Sustainability, and Transport (COST) Act, passed the committee by voice vote.
Voter commission hears from right-wing panel on voter suppression tactics
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, the Trump Administration’s Election Integrity Commission held a series of public presentations in New Hampshire, receiving testimony from political allies and long-time advocates for discriminatory voter restrictions.
Following death at Alabama daycare, amendment bans funding for centers with health and safety violations resulting in injury, death
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, the House of Representatives adopted an amendment by Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) prohibiting federal grant funding from going to child care centers with a record of injury or death due to health or safety violations. The amendment’s adoption follows the death of five-year-old Kamden Johnson at an Alabama day care center. Rep.
Town Hall will be held at Wilcox County Courthouse in Camden
On Tuesday, September 19th, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will host a “Congress in Your Community” town hall meeting in Camden to provide an opportunity for residents of the 7th Congressional District to share their views and concerns and hear updates on the latest in Congress.
WHEN: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:00 PM– 5:00 PM
Congress passes $15 billion in Hurricane Harvey aid, extends debt limit
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, Congress passed legislation that would provide $15.25 billion for Hurricane Harvey victims and extend the U.S. debt limit. The measure, which passed with bipartisan support, will fund the government through December 8.
Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement:
Trump Administration’s Department of Justice announces the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, the Trump Administration’s Department of Justice announced the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which allows young undocumented people brought to the United States as children to live and work in the U.S. legally. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) issues the following statement: