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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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National Security

Given the current threats the world is facing by terrorists groups, national security is of the utmost concern to Congresswoman Adams. Not only are we facing global threats, but the threats of random attacks on American soil are becoming more and more real. It is the Congresswoman's top priority to ensure the continued safety of her own constituency and all Americans.

Another aspect of national security is cybersecurity. With large banking centers and one of the nation’s largest energy companies located in Charlotte, investing in digital security is absolutely necessary to the 12th District.

The Administration recently offered a $25 million grant to Historically Black Colleges and Universities, including North Carolina A&T, to train cyber security experts right here at home. 

For more information concerning my work and views on National Security issues, please contact our office. Thank you.

More on National Security

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 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 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined more than 170 of her Democratic colleagues to cosponsor the Protecting Our Democracy Act to establish an independent commission to investigate Russian interference into the 2016 election. 

“The threat to American democracy posed by Russian interference into the 2016 election warrants a bipartisan and independent investigation,” 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.

Nov 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the decision not to file charges in the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott.

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (D-NC) released the following statement regarding the vote to override President Obama’s veto of  the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act.