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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump declined to recertify Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) visited the Puerto Rican Cultural Society of Charlotte’s supply warehouse to assist with collecting supplies that will be shipped to those in need in Puerto Rico. During the visit, Rep. Adams met with Society President Ester Ramirez-Pevney and members to thank them for their leadership during this time of recovery and rebuilding.

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released this statement on a new disaster relief package providing emergency funding for hurricane and wildfire relief:

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump signed an Executive Order that undercuts the Affordable Care Act.

Oct 12, 2017 In The News

In 2016, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) lifted 3.6 million people out of poverty, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau. This is one of many measures of SNAPs effectiveness as an anti-poverty program. The program fed over 42 million people in FY 2017.

Oct 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representatives Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Nydia Velazquez (NY-7), and Jim McGovern (MA-2) – Ranking Member of the Nutrition Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee – sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue requesting additional nutrition assistance for the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following  Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Oct 10, 2017 In The News

Congress needs to close Medicare loophole

We all know someone who has heard the words “you have cancer,” and many of us have fought the disease ourselves. As a survivor of both colon and breast cancer, I recently represented Charlotte on Capitol Hill, traveling to Washington, D.C. with more than 700 of my fellow ACS CAN volunteers from across the country to let my voice be heard and to urge Congress to make cancer a national priority.

Oct 6, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—On National Manufacturing Day, Rep. Adams made her fifth stop on the #MadeInMecklenburg Tour with a visit to groninger USA, LLC in Charlotte. The visit included a tour of the facility and an opportunity to learn about groninger USA’s dual manufacturing apprenticeship program started in 2014 to address the skills gap challenging many local manufacturers. groninger is known for manufacturing closing and liquid filling equipment for pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

Oct 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Vice Ranking Member of the House Small Business Committee, led a letter, signed by nine Vice-Ranking members, to Congressional leadership calling for a bipartisan bicameral investigation into data breaches. Their call comes on the heels of the Equifax and Yahoo data breaches that have compromised billions of people’s information globally. This is the first time Vice Ranking Members have united to address an issue.

In the letter Members write:

Oct 6, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the Trump administration announced an Interim Final Rule that rolls back a portion of the preventative care mandate in the Affordable Care Act requiring employers to offer health insurance the covers birth control.