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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Local issues in the District will always be the primary concern of Congresswoman Adams. She takes her duties as the U.S. Representative of North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District very seriously. Whether she is securing federal funding for district schools or health care institutions, or fighting for a living wage and affordable taxes for her constituents, she will always put the needs of the 12th District first, and be its advocate in the House of Representatives.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to her District offices in Charlotte and Greensboro, or to her DC office with any concerns that you would like Congresswoman Adams to address.

Local issues in the District will always be my primary concern. Please do not hesitate to reach out to our District or DC offices with any concerns that you may have.

For more information concerning my work to support our community, please contact our office. Thank you.

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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 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 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

Here’s a roundup of women with ties to Charlotte in positions to affect and influence many people:

Alma Adams – The congresswoman has been outspoken about President Donald Trump’s polices, while championing small business and opportunities for all.

Janelle Bailey – ESPN ranks the Providence Day School senior as the nation’s 39th best high school women’s basketball prospect. She’ll play for the North Carolina Tar Heels next season.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement after the House passage of the FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill which funds the government until September 30, 2017:

“This is a clean bipartisan budget that’s good for the 12th District,” said Congresswoman Adams. “It ensures critical funding for education, research and development, and infrastructure and transportation, while protecting healthcare for millions of Americans.

May 1, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after learning of the passing of veteran statehouse journalist Mark Binker.

“I was heartbroken to learn of Mark Binker's passing,” said Congresswoman Adams. “Mark and I shared many moments during my time in the General Assembly.  He was a permanent fixture in the legislature who was honest, fair and committed to his craft. My heart goes out to Mark's family and friends during this difficult time.”

Apr 25, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, NC – On Saturday, April 22, 2017, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and Congressman Richard Hudson (NC-08) hosted the 2017 North Carolina Congressional Award Ceremony for youth who have exhibited a willingness to voluntarily help others in the community, while reinforcing their own strengths in areas of personal development, physical fitness, and expedition/exploration in their communities. This year’s ceremony honored 101 winners from across North Carolina who logged 62,110 hours of voluntary public service.

Apr 10, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) hosted a transportation roundtable with transportation stakeholders from Mecklenburg County.

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) announced the introduction of the Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2017.

“In Mecklenburg County alone, over 158,000 people participate in the SNAP program and, too often, SNAP benefits are just not enough for those who struggle to put food on the table,” said Congresswoman Adams.  “The Closing the Meal Gap Act will strengthen the SNAP program for families, adults looking for work, seniors and the disabled.”

Specifically The Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2017 would:

Mar 31, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) hosted the second annual Women’s Symposium and Networking Fair in celebration of Women’s History Month.