More on Congressional Issues
Charlotte, N.C—Today, Congresswoman Adams made the following statement ahead of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Charlotte to promote the GOP Tax Scam.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the introduction of a bill to rename the Steele Creek Post Office located at 10926 Quality Drive in Charlotte, North Carolina after famed Charlotte civil rights attorney Julius L. Chambers.
Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump launched airstrikes against the Syrian regime, following a cruel chemical weapons attack on civilians in Douma.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), member of the House Committee on Agriculture, released the following statement in response to Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway’s release of partisan legislation to reauthorize the farm bill.
WASHINGTON, DC- Today, during National Minority Health Month, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced legislation recognizing the inaugural Black Maternal Health Week. The week, April 11th- 17th, aims to raise awareness about the Black maternal health crisis, and bring Black women, policy-makers, clinicians, and other health-care stakeholders to the table for solutions.
Charlotte, NC — Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) awarded Rev. James Barnett with the first ever “One Meck” Community Recognition Award. The award will be given to constituents that go to great lengths to improve the quality of life for people living in our community. Rev. James Barnett is being recognized for his role in founding Stop the Killing Crusade, an organization that consists of community stakeholders determined to reduce and prevent violent crime in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community.
Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced the Women Small Business Growth Act to help female small business owners pay off crushing student loan debt and incentivize job creation.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) and Congressman Dave Brat (R-VA), members of the Small Business Committee, announced that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has granted their request to investigate whether Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are receiving adequate support from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to help develop successful entrepreneurs.
Charlotte, NC —Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) was inducted into the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Women’s History Hall of Fame.
“I’m proud to be honored alongside so many remarkable Mecklenburg women. From the school board to the Congress, I’ve been privileged to serve our community and our state for over thirty years,” said Congresswoman Adams. “During this Women’s History Month, I’m thankful to be a surrounded by an exceptional community of women and proud to continue representing the 12th District in Congress.”
Washington, D.C,--Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams, founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus announced HBCU priorities included in the FY2018 omnibus appropriations package.