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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.

More on Local Issues

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 7, 2017 Page

Friends,

I am deeply troubled by the questionable actions of the Charlotte School of Law. I know that the situation surrounding this institution has created academic uncertainty and financial instability for students and job loss here in Charlotte.  Throughout this ordeal, my office has been in regular communication with the school, the Department of Education and the American Bar Association.

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) hosted a call with leaders from Mecklenburg County’s Refugee community to learn their concerns following President Trump’s January 27th Executive Order that suspended refugee resettlement in the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

Jan 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump fired Acting Attorney General Sally Yates for refusing to defend the unconstitutional Muslim ban instituted Friday by Executive Order.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement regarding President Trump's Executive Order creating a ban on Muslims entering the United States.

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.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

"I am deeply troubled by the questionable actions of the Charlotte School of Law. The situation surrounding this institution has created academic uncertainty for students and job loss here in Charlotte," said Congresswoman Adams.  "Throughout this ordeal, my office has been in regular communication with the school, the Department of Education and the American Bar Association.

Jan 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today, Reps. David E. Price (NC-04), G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), and Alma Adams (NC-12), the Democratic members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation, sent the attached letter to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in strong support of a State Plan Amendment to expand Medicaid in the State of North Carolina.

Jan 4, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, NC—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after a North Carolina Superior Court judge temporarily blocked a law passed by the Republican-controlled General Assembly limiting Governor-Elect Cooper’s powers over election boards.

“I applaud the NC Superior Court judge for halting the power grab orchestrated by the Republican led General Assembly and signed into law by Governor McCrory" said Congresswoman Adams

Dec 22, 2016 Press Release

Charlotte, NC—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the North Carolina General Assembly failed to repeal HB2.

“I am disappointed but not surprised that the Republican led General Assembly failed to uphold their end of the bargain and repeal HB2 in full” said Congresswoman Adams. “North Carolina Republicans continue to push a rigid ideology on the people of our state with no regard for the harm done to our citizens or the damage to our economy.