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Jobs and the Economy

Good jobs and a strong economy are critically important to the 12th District and to Congresswoman Adams’ work. She recognizes that small businesses and the middle class are the backbone of our economy—and they remain her primary focus.

Job creation and job training have always been priorities of Congresswoman Adams. She will ensure that the 12th District feels the effects of the Nation’s economic recovery. She has cosponsored measures that promote U.S. jobs through our manufacturing industry, particular those that export goods.

Congresswoman Adams supports a simple and fair tax system that eliminates tax loopholes while cutting taxes for middle class Americans. Providing tax credits for working parents and increasing education tax credits will alleviate much of the burden faced by families. She has also supported measures to raise the minimum wage to a sustainable level because she understands that when people succeed in making a decent wage, the economy grows.

Congresswoman Adams strongly opposes any unfair trade deals that give high paying jobs manufacturing jobs to foreign countries while American families are struggling.

For more information concerning my work and views on the issues of Jobs and the Economy, please contact our office. Thank you.

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More on Jobs and the Economy

Oct 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Vice Chair of the House Agriculture Committee, and Rep.

Oct 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC-12), and Rep.

Oct 5, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Hundreds of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County residents were connected to critical help and financial assistance at the seven-hour Emergency Rental Assistance Application Pop-Up hosted by the Office of Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) on Friday, October 1 at the Park Expo and Conference Center in Charlotte.

Sep 29, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – The Office of Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) will host an “Emergency Rental Assistance Application Pop-Up & Vaccination Clinic” event on Friday, October 1 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Park Expo and Conference Center in Charlotte.

Sep 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC), Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), and Representative French Hill (R-AR) announced a significant milestone for the bipartisan IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act. Over 100 members of the United States House of Representatives have endorsed the legislation.

Sep 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As part of the HBCU Caucus Virtual Partnership Luncheon, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC-12), and Rep.

Sep 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC-12), and Rep.

Sep 13, 2021 Press Release

NORTH CAROLINA: Congresswomen Alma Adams (NC-12) & Kathy Manning (NC-06) are holding a Zoom press conference on September 13 at 11:00 AM ET after the House Committee on Education and Labor approved its section of the Build Back Better Act.

Sep 7, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Ahead of September’s HBCU Braintrust event, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC-12), and Rep.