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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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May 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—The Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus hosted a viewing of Stanley Nelson’s film Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities in conjunction with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Mr.

May 24, 2017 Op-Ed

As a professional artist, curator and college art professor, I’ve witnessed firsthand the importance of the arts and the humanities. They play a vital role in modeling our perspectives and enriching our lives.

May 24, 2017 Op-Ed

Summer internships are one important way that students can explore passions they want to pursue as a profession. They are exposed to a form of learning that goes beyond the books and may be the best chance they have to ensure they are making a wise investment.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the announcement that Charlotte will host the 2019 NBA All-Star Game.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the administration announced its proposed budget for FY 2018.

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.

May 19, 2017 Press Release

“Today’s allegations are alarming,” said Congresswoman Adams. “It is becoming more and more apparent that there is an entanglement between this administration and Russia and that the President may have obstructed the investigation into it.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed as special prosecutor.

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May 24, 2017 In The News

The Supreme Court in a 5-3 decision on Monday struck down two North Carolina congressional districts it said were illegally drawn based on race.

The majority’s ruling, which handed a victory to voting rights advocates, included a rare pairing of conservative Justice Clarence Thomas with the court’s four liberals.

May 24, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states.

May 24, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Republicans in North Carolina unlawfully took race into consideration when drawing congressional district boundaries, concentrating black voters in an improper bid to diminish their statewide political clout.

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

Health care costs for North Carolinians enrolled in the Affordable Care Act would jump under the plan passed by House Republicans, according to an independent analysis.

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.

Issues:
May 19, 2017 In The News

Is President Donald Trump standing by his stated earlier commitment to support historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), or is he backing off, using some oblique constitutional reason not to do so?

May 19, 2017 In The News

Have you—or anyone you know—skipped needed health care because of cost? Since this is true of one in three Americans, you probably answered yes. Do you think this is unfair?

Jul 24, 2015 In The News

By JONNELLE DAVIS First published April 25,2015

GREENSBORO — Moving into her own apartment was a good and bad experience for Melanie Noble.

The 24-year-old was part of a group that U.S. Rep. Alma Adams assembled Friday at her East Wendover Avenue office for a discussion about food insecurity in the Triad.

Jul 24, 2015 In The News

BY CELESTE SMITH 

First appeared May 6, 2015

Calling small businesses job creators that can help boost the economy, U.S. Rep. Alma Adams marked National Small Business Week on Wednesday by hosting a symposium and meeting with owners of a local Charlotte company.

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