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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Aug 18, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement calling for the postponement of the 2017 National HBCU Week Conference.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, NC – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after participating in a roundtable with local restaurant owners at Bonterra, hosted by the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association and the National Restaurant Association. North Carolina’s 12th District is home to more than 1,700 eating and drinking establishments, employing 33,631 people throughout the District.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement urging the removal of confederate monuments from locations across North Carolina and at the U.S. Capitol.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Following President Trump’s press conference yesterday where he reiterated his belief that “both sides” were to blame for white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement:

Aug 15, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the introduction of H. Con. Res. 75 Expressing the sense of the Congress that homelessness in America should be eliminated at Moore Place, an affordable housing community for chronically homeless adults in Mecklenburg County.

Aug 2, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) led a letter, signed by members of the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus, to President Trump inquiring about the progress of the White House HBCU Initiative (Initiative). In February, President Trump signed an Executive Order that would move the Initiative from the Department of Education to the Office of the President. To date, this move has not taken place.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the U.S. House passed the so-called Make America Secure Act.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Bipartisan HBCU Caucus co-chair Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12) led the passage of an amendment with fellow caucus member Reps. Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) to H.R. 3219 the Make America Secure Appropriations Act. Passage of the amendment allocates $40 million to the Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) program within the Department of Defense (DoD), a 54% increase over the President’s FY18 proposed authorized level and $7 million above current levels.

Jul 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump announced a ban on transgender Americans serving in our military via Twitter.

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed new sanctions on Russia, North Korea, and Iran with a vote of 419-3.