Rep. Sewell Hosts Town Halls in Choctaw, Clarke, Marengo, and Perry Counties
On Monday, November 20, and Tuesday, November 21, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will host four “Congress in Your Community” town hall meetings in Choctaw, Clarke, Marengo, and Perry Counties 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.
Tax bill focuses cuts on corporate special interests, raises taxes for 36 million Americans
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.
Saturday, November 11, marks Veterans Day
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Veterans Day will be observed on Saturday, November 11. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) issues the following statement in recognition of the holiday:
Ways and Means Committee passes the Republican tax bill on party-line vote
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.
Legislation closes loophole allowing donors to profit from private school donations
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) introduced the Public Funds for Public Schools Act (H.R. 4269), a bill which would close a tax loophole that diverts resources away from public schools and allows the wealthy to turn a profit on donations to private school voucher organizations.
Rep. Sewell and the Ways and Means Committee begin consideration of the GOP Tax Bill
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.
House reauthorizes CHIP at the expense of Medicare, other health programs
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, November 3, the House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), offsetting the reauthorization with cuts to Medicare, the Prevention and Public Health Fund, and other health programs. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) voted against the bill when it passed by a 242 to 174 vote.