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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Feb 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host Sil Ganzo, Executive Director of Charlotte based non-profit ourBRIDGE, as her guest at the State of the Union Address tomorrow, Tuesday, February 28th.

Feb 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus co-chairs Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) and Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) reintroduced the HBCU Capital Financing Act last week and re-launched the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus in the 115th Congress.

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) voted against H.J.Res. 43 to protect women’s access to healthcare and preventative services.

“House Republicans just stripped millions of Americans of vital Healthcare,” said Congresswoman Adams. “Last year, more than four million people nationwide had HIV testing, cancer screenings and other preventative care funded by Title X grants.  I could not, in good faith and conscience, support this reckless measure.

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced H.Con.Res. 25, Expressing the Sense of Congress on refugee and immigrant admissions to the United States.

“After the recent travel ban, I convened a meeting with leaders from our refugee community,” said Congresswoman Adams. “These leaders shared the concerns and the fears of the more than 800 refugees that live in the 12th District.

Feb 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) was elected by her Democratic peers on the House Small Business Committee to serve as the Vice Ranking Member of the committee.

Feb 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the confirmation of Representative Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Feb 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Senator Jeff Sessions was confirmed as the United States Attorney General.

 

Feb 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.--Representative Alma Adams (NC-12) and Representative Ted Budd (NC-13) released the following statement after the introduction of the bipartisan ‘Greensboro Four Resolution’, which recognizes the significance of the Greensboro Four sit-in.

Feb 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in opposition to H.J. Res. 57 and H.J. Res 58 which would undermine public education.

 

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Vice President Mike Pence voted to break the 50-50 tie in the Senate to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education.

“DeVos’ confirmation is disappointing,” said Congresswoman Adams. “Her lack of qualifications and understanding of federal education policy has caused unprecedented national outcry. We have stricter requirements for our school teachers than we did for DeVos to become Secretary of Education.