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Washington, D.C.—During National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus announces the addition of eight Senate members, bringing the total membership of the bipartisan and bicameral Caucus to 62 members. The newly added members include: Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senators Tim Scott (R-SC), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Richard Burr (R-NC), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), David Perdue (R-GA), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Tim Kaine (D-VA).
Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, released the following statement after the White House announced Johnathan Holifield will serve as the Executive Director of their HBCU Initiative.
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announces $1,700,530 in federal funding for the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The grant, distributed through the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will fund the first six phases of an 180,200 square yard expansion of the west terminal apron to provide additional space for aircraft parking.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined her Democratic colleagues to vote in favor of H.R. 601 the Hurricane Supplemental, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations, and Flood Insurance Package which passed the House in a vote of 316-90.
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the Trump administration announced their plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration program:
Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after reports that North Korea tested its most powerful nuclear weapon yet:
Charlotte, N.C. — Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Hurricane Harvey struck the coast of Texas and caused flooding, triggering a federal disaster declaration covering 18 counties in Texas.
Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Bipartisan HBCU Caucus co-chair Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the White House’s indication that they will move ahead with the 2017 HBCU Week Conference after Rep. Adams, the Congressional Black Caucus, and Thurgood Marshall College Fund called for postponement of the conference, scheduled for next month.
Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the introduction of the Youth Access to Sexual Health Services (YASHS) Act, a bill that would create a competitive grant program to expand access to fact-based, community oriented education and support programs that promote sexual health for young people who have been disadvantaged by underlying structural barriers and social inequity. Rep.
Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement calling for the postponement of the 2017 National HBCU Week Conference.