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Washington, DC — The Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Commerce concluded a months-long investigation requested by Rep. Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) to review the hiring process utilized by the Census Bureau’s Charlotte Area Census Office (ACO). In January 2019, Kenneth Mabry, a registered sex offender, was hired by the Charlotte ACO in violation of the Census Bureau’s existing guidelines. Mr.
H.R. 5363, The Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act: This bill would permanently reauthorize mandatory funding for minority-serving institutions under Title III, Part F of the Higher Education Act, at a total of $255 million a year. In September 2019, this program expired, forcing smaller schools to begin laying off staff and cut back programmatic offerings. In December, this bill was approved by both the House and Senate, and was signed into law by the President on December 19th.
Washington, DC –– Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), released the following statement on today’s vote by the House of Representatives to impeach President Donald John Trump.
Washington, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) unveiled a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report she commissioned to investigate whether the Small Business Administration (SBA) is providing adequate support to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to help students become successful small business owners.
Dear Mr. Dorsey:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D., (NC-12) released the following statement following the Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act, H.R. 4995, passing the Energy and Commerce Committee with bipartisan support:
“America is facing a maternal health crisis, and women of color are the most impacted victims. Today, I am pleased with the work of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee as it passed the Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act, a bill I co-led, with bipartisan support,” said Congresswoman Adams.