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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the administration announced its proposed budget for FY 2018.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the administration announced their proposed budget for FY 2018.

“This budget proposal is awful. It’s the most conservative we’ve ever seen and it’s not reflective of our nation’s growing needs,” said Congresswoman Adams.

May 22, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-3 decision to uphold the lower court’s ruling that said the Republican-led general assembly relied too heavily on race when drawing the NC congressional maps.                                                                                                                                                                                   

May 19, 2017 Press Release

“Today’s allegations are alarming,” said Congresswoman Adams. “It is becoming more and more apparent that there is an entanglement between this administration and Russia and that the President may have obstructed the investigation into it. In light of today’s revelation, we must demand an independent commission to find the truth, free of interference from the Trump administration.”

May 19, 2017 In The News

DAVIDSON – U.S. Rep. Alma Adams was in town Thursday, May 11, visiting with people at the Ada Jenkins Center and Davidson Housing Coalition, speaking with officials at Davidson College and touring the downtown area.

In the middle of all that, Adams, a Democrat who represents the state's 12th district, held a town hall-type meeting in the Davidson Town Hall.

May 19, 2017 In The News

Health care costs for North Carolinians enrolled in the Affordable Care Act would jump under the plan passed by House Republicans, according to an independent analysis.

Subsidies in the form of tax credits for a family making $50,000, North Carolina’s median income, would fall by as much as $14,400 a year, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health policy research organization. In Mecklenburg County, credits would drop by $12,550.

May 19, 2017 In The News

Is President Donald Trump standing by his stated earlier commitment to support historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), or is he backing off, using some oblique constitutional reason not to do so?

Last Friday afternoon, the Trump White House issued a statement upon signing HR. 244, the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2017, which was recently passed by Congress to fund the federal government by $1.1 trillion through September 2017.

What was notable about the law was that even Democrats, like Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC-12), were pleased with it.

May 19, 2017 In The News

Have you—or anyone you know—skipped needed health care because of cost? Since this is true of one in three Americans, you probably answered yes. Do you think this is unfair?
When I worked as a family doctor at Carolinas Medical Center-Biddle Point, I saw people every day who didn’t get needed health care because they couldn’t pay. I don’t think it’s fair. There is another kind of health care system which would eliminate this unfairness.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed as special prosecutor.