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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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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.

Mar 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force released their report.

“This report is a step in the right direction. It defines the issues that have plagued our communities for some time,” said Congresswoman Adams. “It’s time to stop talking and start working. We have to come together to tackle these challenges and to ensure equal opportunity for all. I remain committed to helping move our county forward as one Mecklenburg.”

 

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 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after community members at Shalom Park called for increased security measures to combat threats received earlier this year.

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.

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.