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Local issues in the District will always be the primary concern of Congresswoman Adams. She takes her duties as the U.S. Representative of North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District very seriously. Whether she is securing federal funding for district schools or health care institutions, or fighting for a living wage and affordable taxes for her constituents, she will always put the needs of the 12th District first, and be its advocate in the House of Representatives.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to her District offices in Charlotte or to her DC office with any concerns that you would like Congresswoman Adams to address.

Local issues in the District will always be my primary concern. Please do not hesitate to reach out to our District or DC offices with any concerns that you may have.

For more information concerning my work to support our community, please contact our office. Thank you.

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May 11, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced more than $123 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan. The funding will help local institutions cope with the severe financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and continue serving their students safely.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) praised the expansion of the Child Tax Credit included in the American Rescue Plan Act and called on all 12th District families to file federal taxes on time to be eligible for the historic support for tens of thousands of children and families. Adams voted for the American Rescue Plan Act in order to provide urgent relief for American families.

May 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams’ (D-NC)Institutional Grants for New Infrastructure, Technology, and Education for HBCU Excellence Act (IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act) is receiving high praise in Washington, D.C. and beyond. Both the White House and the organizations that work closest with Historically Black Colleges and Universities praised the bill. The legislation would make historic investments in Historically Black Colleges and Universities to rectify over a century of systemic neglect.

May 6, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today, Rep. Adams highlighted new tools from the White House to help North Carolina residents get vaccinated. North Carolinians sixteen years or older can now input their ZIP code at www.vaccines.gov / www.vacunas.gov or text their ZIP code to GETVAX (438829) / VACUNA (822862) to get help making a vaccine appointment at a nearby location.

Apr 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress:

Apr 27, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced that Debra Weeks, Chief Executive Officer of the C.W. Williams Community Health Center, will be her guest for President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, April 28. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, guests will attend virtually this year.

Apr 26, 2021 Page

Below is a list of requests our office has received for funding as part of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Member Designated Projects process.

The list is also available as an Excel file.

Apr 19, 2021 Press Release

Greensboro, N.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on Vice President Kamala Harris' visit to North Carolina in support of President Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan:

Apr 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, advocating for the 12th District’s priorities in the forthcoming American Jobs Plan.