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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Fiscal Responsibility

Fiscal responsibility is not just a buzzword to Congresswoman Adams. She is committed to reducing the national deficit, and working on bipartisan solutions to support job creation and protect the most vulnerable. This means tax increases for the wealthy and tax cuts for the middle class. In order to fully restore the country’s economic sustainability, a balanced approach must be adopted. 

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Mar 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the executive board of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) met with President Trump in the White House.

“President Trump has repeatedly tried to win the support of African Americans by asking ‘what do you have to lose?’. Today, the CBC answered that question- we stand to lose a lot. This is a crucial time for our communities and this President’s policies are causing more people to struggle,” said Congresswoman Adams.

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

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

“This so called ‘America first’ budget is anything but that. It turns its back on hard working Americans and puts our nation on a path backwards,” said Congresswoman Adams.

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the administration announced their “skinny” budget.

“Less than three weeks ago, this administration claimed it is a priority to advocate for HBCUs but, after viewing this budget proposal, those calls ring hollow,” said Congresswoman Adams. “This budget slashes critical funding for institutions, students, and their families.

Mar 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump delivered his first address to a Joint Session of Congress.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump’s first week in office.

Dec 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the below statement following the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by the U.S. Senate. The NDAA included the Small and Disadvantaged Businesses Act of 2016, introduced by Congresswoman Adams. The NDAA will soon be signed into law by President Obama.

“I am proud to announce the passage of the Small and Disadvantaged Businesses Act of 2016 which will be my second bill signed into law” said Congresswoman Adams.

Dec 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement regarding the passage of the FY2017 Continuing Resolution:

“Today I voted for a short-term continuing resolution that will fund our nation’s government until April 28, 2017” said Congresswoman Adams. “I am disappointed this Republican led Congress has once again failed the American people by not putting forth a long term budget, but there was too much at stake not to support this measure. 

Dec 8, 2016 Editorial

FY2017 Continuing Resolution
December 2016

Highlights and Key Points

 

The Continuing Resolution will maintain government funding at its current spend rate through April 28, 2017.

FUNDING LEVEL
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scores a Continuing Resolution slightly above the Budget Control Act sequester cap for FY2017.  The CR addresses the matter with an across-the-board cut of 0.19% for all accounts, defense and non-defense.

Dec 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the subsequent statement following the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA included the Small and Disadvantaged Businesses Act of 2016, introduced by Congresswoman Adams.

Dec 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Alma S.  Adams (NC-12) voted against H. Res. 933. This legislation would increase the funding available to the select panel assembled to investigate Planned Parenthood following the release of heavily edited videos from anti-abortion activists that allegedly showed Planned Parenthood profiting from the sale of fetal tissue collected from abortions by $800,000. An investigation by three House Committees has failed to produce any evidence that Planned Parenthood acted illegally or misused federal funds.