Resource fair connects veterans with jobs, help at federal agencies, and more
On Thursday, October 5, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will host the 2017 Veterans Resource Fair in Alabama's 7th Congressional District. The event aims to connect veterans with jobs and training, help at federal agencies, and provide veterans with the opportunity to engage with their local community. Over 25 resource groups and service officers will be onsite to help attendees.
Proposal establishes universal internet grants for communities to build infrastructure
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Congresswoman Terri A.
GOP tax plan reduces highest tax bracket, raises deficit, eliminates AMT
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, GOP congressional leaders outlined their plan for an overhaul of the federal tax code. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement:
Legislation extends the U.S. Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act through 2030
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) joined Republican Congressman Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) to introduce the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (H.R. 3849) to reauthorize the U.S. Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) until 2030.
Bipartisan group of Ways & Means representatives meet with President Trump
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, a bipartisan group of lawmakers from the House Ways & Means Committee met with President Donald Trump to discuss tax reform priorities. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) sits on the Ways & Means Committee and joined the meeting, which also included Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA).
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.