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Representatives Alma S. Adams (D-NC-12) and Bradley Byrne (R-AL-1) today launched the Bipartisan Congressional Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus. The Bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus’ mission is to highlight and address unique challenges that HBCUs face; and to make sure their needs are heard and recognized on Capitol Hill. The Bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus is an official caucus approved by the Committee on House Administration in the 114th Congress. It is co-chaired by Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC-12) and Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL-1). Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-MS-2) and Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL-7) are the Vice Chairs of the caucus.
Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today announced the opening of six new satellite offices throughout North Carolina’s 12th District. In addition to Congresswoman Adams’ two district offices in Charlotte and Greensboro, constituents from North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District can visit either one of the six satellite offices during the days and hours they are open. Congresswoman Adams’ staff will be available to assist constituents with casework and various other services during the times the satellite offices are open. The satellite offices will open in Concord, East Spencer, Lexington, Thomasville, Winston-Salem and Highpoint.
Congresswoman Adams Announces House Passage of Her NDAA Amendment Which Recommends Changes to DOD’s Handling Of Service Members With PTSDCongresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today announced House passage of her amendment to the FY 16 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Congresswoman Adams’ amendment recognizes the impact of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on service members and their families. It also recommends changes to the Department of Defense’s (DOD) handling of services for members with PTSD. Congresswoman Adams’ amendment passed the House on May 15, 2015.
Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today announced a hotline for veterans throughout North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District. The hotline features a telephone number veterans can call to receive legislative updates as well as an email address veterans can contact to request casework assistance. The hotline will be operated by Congresswoman Adams’ staff who cover veterans issues.
Washington, DC – Representatives Alma S. Adams (D-NC), Mo Brooks (R-AL), Charles W. Boustany, Jr.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today sent a letter to North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, urging him to veto North Carolina House Bill 318, the Protect North Carolina Worker’s Act. HB 318 was passed by the North Carolina General Assembly on Tuesday.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), a member of the House Committee on Agriculture and Subcommittee on Nutrition today introduced a resolution to highlight the severity of the hunger crisis in North Carolina’s 12th District and across our nation.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement after a measure she voted for to fund the government until December 11th, passed the U.S. House of Representatives:
Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Alma S. Adams (NC-12) and Richard Hudson (NC-08) today announced after their push, the Concord Regional Airport has received $6,429,612 in federal funding. The funding was allocated through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and will be used to build a new commercial terminal for the Concord Regional Airport.
Congresswoman Alma Adams, along with Republican co-chair Rep. Bradley Byrne, launched the Bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus.
After a report from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) named the Greensboro-High Point metropolitan area number one in the nation for food hardship, Congresswoman Adams hosted a roundtable