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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Energy and Environment

North Carolina’s landscape and environment are the heart of the state’s character. We all have a responsibility to be responsible stewards of our environment. North Carolina has seen first-hand that the health of the environment directly relates to the health of its citizens and economy. The preservation and restoration of the state’s natural landscapes ensures a clean, healthy environment for generations to come.

There is no denying that Climate Change and the rise in global temperatures results in extreme ecological changes. As a member of the Congressional Safe Climate Caucus, Congresswoman Adams is pushing for strong and proactive environmental policies that combat climate change, curb pollution, invest in renewable energy, and promote sustainable development solutions. She believes it’s time to start investing in more renewable energy sources and develop new green technologies. Investing in energy and the environment is effectively investing in the economy. 

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More on Energy and Environment

Sep 13, 2019 In The News

North Carolina Republican Rep. Patrick McHenry voted this week to ban drilling off Florida’s Gulf Coast, but he voted against a bill to prohibit drilling off of the coasts of North Carolina and other Atlantic states. The votes came as U.S. House lawmakers approved bipartisan legislation Wednesday that would block new offshore drilling off the majority of the U.S. coast — despite pushback from many Republicans. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have pushed for measures that would limit drilling along their own state’s shorelines. With the exception of McHenry’s vote on H.R.

Aug 28, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Alma Adams held a community congressional listening session, Take It To The Hill, to give residents of the community an opportunity to speak with her directly about the issues and concerns they have.

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Rep. Adams released the following statement after being selected to serve on the House-Senate Conference Committee to work with members of the Senate to reconcile the respective farm bills and present a final version for a full vote. Rep. Adams joins 17 other House Democrats appointed by Leader Pelosi to serve on this committee.

May 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass H.R. 2 the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, commonly known as the Republican farm bill.

 

Mar 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement about the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act which funds the government through September 30, 2018:

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after voting against the budget agreement.

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the second government shutdown in less than one month.

“This avoidable crisis is a self-inflicted wound by Republicans,” said Congresswoman Adams. “Since the last shutdown, there have been no hearings, no debates, and no opportunity to address the challenges facing our nation. Now, Republican’s inability to govern will have grave consequences for our country.” 

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

Farm and nutrition groups were slow to react to the farm bill and legislative principles Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue released.

Feb 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after opposing the fifth Republican-led continuing resolution of this fiscal year.

 

Jan 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after she voted against another three week continuing resolution: