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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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May 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), a former art professor at Bennett College and member of the Congressional Arts Caucus, today announced the winners of the 2017 Congressional art competition.

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 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.

Jul 24, 2015 In The News

By FRAN DANIEL First Appeared May 8, 2015

Bipartisan support is building in Congress for elimination of the 2.3 percent medical device tax in the Affordable Care Act – a tax that affects Cook Group Inc., a device manufacturer with a plant in Winston-Salem.

Jul 24, 2015 In The News

Members of Congress, educational advocates, and college students packed a meeting room on Capitol Hill on April 28 to launch a new group devoted to promoting and protecting the interests of the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Jul 24, 2015 In The News
By PAUL B. JOHNSON First appeared May 28, 2015
TRIAD —

A campaign to take on and conquer food hardship in High Point and surrounding communities will require the combined commitment of volunteers, churches, nonprofits and government, U.S. Rep. Alma Adams said Thursday in an announcing a hunger initiative.

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