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May 27, 2020 Press Release

Charlotte – Today is Congresswoman Alma Adams' 74th Birthday, and an occasion to celebrate a landmark year in her public service career. In addition to continuing her leadership role in Congress on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Adams has taken on a new role as the co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus. Adams continued to lead on Affordable Housing, Hunger, and Health Care issues as well.

May 22, 2020 Press Release
Charlotte – This week, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D.
May 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) announced her letter calling for Congressional oversight of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Due to COVID-19, millions of America’s small businesses were required to halt operations and lay off employees. PPP is a forgivable loan that was designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll.

May 19, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), as well as Representatives Terri Sewell (AL-07), David Price (NC-04), G.K. Butterfield (NC-01), and Cedric Richmond (LA-02) will host a press call for local, regional, and national reporters Today, Tuesday May 19 at 3:30 PM ET. The Representatives are calling on the Senate to take up the Heroes Act, which the House passed last week. 

May 19, 2020 Press Release
Charlotte – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released a statement on the story, first reported by Politico, that the Trump administration plans to end National Guard deployments on June 24, one day before many National Guard Service Members qualify for benefits. 
May 15, 2020 Press Release
Washington – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement on her vote in favor of the HEROES Act, which passed the House of Representatives:
 
May 15, 2020 Press Release
Washington – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement on Senator Richard Burr's decision to step down as chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee:
 
May 14, 2020 Press Release
Washington – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) led a Subcommittee on Workforce Protections virtual Member briefing to examine the worker safety crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 12, 2020 Press Release
Charlotte – Democrats Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) and Congressmen A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) joined Republican Congressmen Michael R.
May 8, 2020 Press Release
Charlotte – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MN-05) and 28 additional Members of Congress sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy today calling for the universal, one-time, student loan debt cancellation of at least $30,000 per borrower in the next round of COVID-19 relief legislation.