More on Congressional Issues
WASHINGTON, DC – In the wake of newly-appointed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s “Friday Night Massacre” at the United States Postal Service (USPS), Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) and Congressman Peter A. DeFazio (OR-04) are calling on him to resign or be removed immediately.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) spent the past week fighting to preserve and protect the United States Postal Service, an essential service established by the Constitution of the United States.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), in an op-ed piece exclusive to Queen City Nerve, urged the U.S. Senate to pass the HEROES Act as well as paid family and sick leave for all Americans.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), Rep. Peter A. DeFazio (OR-04), Committee on Oversight and Reform Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), and Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerald E. Connolly (VA-11) led 127 other Members of Congress in sending a letter to Speaker Pelosi requesting strong support for the United States Postal Service in forthcoming COVID-19 relief legislation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – An amendment introduced by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) to prohibit law enforcement from using federal funds to acquire chemical agents for domestic riot control was adopted today and is now a part of H.R. 7617, an appropriations bill commonly known as a "Minibus."
WASHINGTON, D.C. – New legislation introduced by House Agriculture Committee Vice Chair Alma Adams (NC-12), House Agriculture Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommittee Chair Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), and their fellow subcommittee members would allow states to extend administrative flexibilities for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program , authorized by Congress in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, Representatives Alma Adams (NC-12) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14), founders and co-chairs of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, convened more than 100 organizations working to address the Black maternal health crisis for a virtual stakeholder summit.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) spoke on the floor of the United States House of Representatives Thursday morning in honor of the late Rep. John Lewis (1940-2020).
WASHINGTON—Reps. Alma Adams (NC-12) and Peter DeFazio (OR-04) Wednesday sent a letter to the new Postmaster General (PMG) Louis DeJoy blasting his suggested changes to the United States Postal Service (USPS) that could dramatically degrade service across the country.
CHARLOTTE – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) on Wednesday announced a $10.5 Million grant for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) to maintain transit services as well as pay for administrative leave for transit personnel during the COVID-19 emergency. The grant is 100% federal funds with no local match required.