Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Connect

Congressional Issues

For more information concerning my work and views on Congressional Issues, please contact me.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you.

More on Congressional Issues

Apr 19, 2021 Press Release

Greensboro, N.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on Vice President Kamala Harris' visit to North Carolina in support of President Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan:

Apr 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, on the last day of Black Maternal Health Week 2021, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12)Co-Chair and Co-Founder of the Congressional Black Maternal Health Caucus, announced two vital pieces of legislation to address the Black maternal health crisis: The Modernizing Obstetric Medicine Standards (MOMS) Act and the Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies (CARE) ActSenator Kirsten Gillibrand (D

Apr 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-founder and co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, and House Committee on Education & Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03)introduced the Community Access to Resources and Education (CARE) for Families Act today. The CARE for Families Act will help improve maternal and infant health outcomes by strengthening partnerships between health care providers and local nutrition services.

Apr 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced the Tax Returns Unveiled to Secure Transparency (TRUST) in Elections Act. This legislation would require all Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates to release the ten previous years of their tax returns to the Office of Government Ethics, who would publicly release them, within 30 days of becoming a candidate.

A copy of the bill is available here.

Apr 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, advocating for the 12th District’s priorities in the forthcoming American Jobs Plan. 

Apr 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —On Thursday, April 15, at 3:00 PMCongresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Congressional Democrats will hold a press conference ahead of the passage of H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act. This critical legislation strengthens the Equal Pay Act of 1963, helps eliminate the gender wage gap, and guarantees that women can challenge pay discrimination and hold employers accountable.

 

Apr 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released a Black Maternal Health Week advocacy kit for individuals and organizations. Black Maternal Health Week is observed April 11-17.

The kit includes materials on Black Maternal Health Week, the Black Maternal Health Momnibus legislation being introduced at both the federal and state levels, as well as the ongoing Black maternal health crisis that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Apr 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12)Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ)Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14), and 77 original cosponsors have introduced a resolution recognizing Black Maternal Health Week, “to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the urgent importance of reducing maternal mortality and morbidity among Black women and birthing persons.” Black Maternal Health Week is observed from April 11 through April 17.

Apr 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday, April 12 at 10:00 AM ET, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a Black Maternal Health Week press call with members of the North Carolina General Assembly and representatives from the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. The call will address the Black Maternal Health Momnibus legislation being introduced at both the federal and state levels, as well as the ongoing Black maternal health crisis that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced the Saving Transit Art Resources (STAR) Act, which would reinstate a federal flexibility that allows local transit authorities to incorporate art into federally- funded transit projects.