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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina


Congressional Issues

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Jan 23, 2020 Event

You are cordially invited to join me for the fourth annual State of the District Address where I'll review the achievements of the first half of the 116th Congress, share my vision for the 12th Congressional District, and hear the community’s thoughts on issues impacting our district.

Jan 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC — The Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Commerce concluded a months-long investigation requested by Rep. Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) to review the hiring process utilized by the Census Bureau’s Charlotte Area Census Office (ACO). In January 2019, Kenneth Mabry, a registered sex offender, was hired by the Charlotte ACO in violation of the Census Bureau’s existing guidelines. Mr.

Dec 23, 2019 Page

Introduced Bills

H.R. 5363, The Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act: This bill would permanently reauthorize mandatory funding for minority-serving institutions under Title III, Part F of the Higher Education Act, at a total of $255 million a year. In September 2019, this program expired, forcing smaller schools to begin laying off staff and cut back programmatic offerings. In December, this bill was approved by both the House and Senate, and was signed into law by the President on December 19th.

Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –– Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), released the following statement on today’s vote by the House of Representatives to impeach President Donald John Trump.


Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) unveiled a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report she commissioned to investigate whether the Small Business Administration (SBA) is providing adequate support to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to help students become successful small business owners.

Dec 12, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC –– Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives approved S. 1790, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20):
Dec 4, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Vice Chair of the House Committee on Agriculture, released the following statement after an announcement today from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that the Administration will tighten restrictions on the eligibility of Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWDs) for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), benefits.
Nov 25, 2019 Press Release

Dear Mr. Dorsey:

Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D., issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a Continuing Resolution to fund government operations until December 20, 2019:
Nov 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D., (NC-12) released the following statement following the Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act, H.R. 4995, passing the Energy and Commerce Committee with bipartisan support:


“America is facing a maternal health crisis, and women of color are the most impacted victims. Today, I am pleased with the work of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee as it passed the Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act, a bill I co-led, with bipartisan support,” said Congresswoman Adams