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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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Jul 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced she is an original cosponsor of the Protecting Renters from Evictions Act of 2021. The legislation will soon be introduced by House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters to provide a clean extension of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) eviction moratorium until December 31, 2021. It is expected to be considered by the House of Representatives within the next 24 hours.

Jul 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) delivered a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives during a Congressional Black Caucus special order hour on voting rights. 

A video of the remarks is available here.

Jul 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $60 million in funding for its largest-ever cohort of university-based Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs), which assist small- and medium-sized manufacturers in reducing their carbon emissions and lowering energy costs, while training the next generation of energy-efficiency workers. The groundbreaking investment will help remove barriers to decarbonization across the manufacturing sector and advance the Biden Administration’s goal of achieving a clean energy economy.

Jul 21, 2021 Press Release

Charlotte – Yesterday Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) sent a letter to Chief District Court Judge Elizabeth Trosch, Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden, and Mecklenburg County Clerk of Superior Court Elisa Chinn Gary asking for them to “do everything within [their] powers to effectively extend the eviction moratorium in Mecklenburg County through the month of August or later.”

Jul 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and Senator Natasha Marcus (NC-SD-41) sent a letter to the leadership of the North Carolina General Assembly asking for their support for the Town of Huntersville in the state budget. Adams’ letter requests equitable funding for the town in the final American Rescue Plan Act budget; Governor Roy Cooper’s proposed budget already includes the funding.

Jul 14, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – On Monday, July 12, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona travelled to Charlotte to discuss the Biden Administration’s plans to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and make long-term investments in our students and their futures. He was hosted at three different locations in Charlotte by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12).

Jul 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) and Rep. French Hill (R-AR), announced 50 new cosponsors of the Institutional Grants for New Infrastructure, Technology, and Education for HBCU Excellence Act (IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act), as well as 25 endorsing organizations and industry leaders. The legislation would make historic investments in Historically Black Colleges and Universities to rectify over a century of systemic neglect. 

Jul 9, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE - On Monday, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and U.S. Rep. Alma Adams of North Carolina will visit Johnson C. Smith University, tour the university’s Science Center, and participate in a roundtable discussion with students and education leaders.

Jul 8, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – On Wednesday, July 7, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra travelled to Charlotte to discuss President Biden’s agenda to Build Back Better from the COVID-19 pandemic and make long-term investments in our future, including through the American Families Plan.

Hosted by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus in the United States Congress, Secretary Becerra made three stops in Charlotte.

Jun 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and U.S. Senator Gillibrand (D-NY) announced the introduction of the Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2021transformative legislation that expands and strengthens Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for vulnerable community members who struggle to make ends meet.