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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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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 and Greensboro, 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 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) today announced Democrats’ new economic agenda for the American people – A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future.

Jul 10, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) is calling on the North Carolina Board of Elections to protect voter’s privacy and security. Following President Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity’s request for voter’s full names, dates of birth, and partial social security numbers, Rep. Adams sent a letter to Kim Westbrook Strach, Executive Director of the North Carolina Board of Elections, urging North Carolina to join a bipartisan group of states who have refused to turn this information over to the commission.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

Noting that the NC Republican legislative leadership is “dragging their feet” about doing anything that would fairly represent voters when it comes to redistricting, Congresswoman Alma Adams says they frankly “don’t give a damn about these citizens.”

“They see it as a disadvantage to themselves; they won’t do it,” Adams (D-NC-13) said in a telephone interview recently, referring to redrawing legislative voting districts in time for a special election this year.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hundreds of Charlotteans, along with many local leaders, celebrated America’s birthday Tuesday morning in east Charlotte during the 49th annual Hickory Grove parade.

The parade, part of the city’s holiday festivities, had some worried about safety in light of Monday’s announcement in nearby Richmond County to cancel the Fourth of July fireworks display because of threats of gang violence.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

Capitol Hill seems a swamp where partisan throat-grabbing is routine. But peek behind the angry speeches and taunts, and there’s a quiet effort afoot to promote bipartisanship among ambitious up-and-coming interns.

Nasya Blackwell arrived on Capitol Hill in May expecting Democrats and Republicans to constantly be at each others throats, just like it seems on television news shows.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

Twenty-year-old political science majors Dariana Reid, a rising senior at Johnson C. Smith University, and Nasya Blackwell, a rising junior at North Carolina A&T State University, are interning in both a Democratic and a Republican office on the Hill this summer.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

CONCORD- A graduate of Cox Mill has been nominated by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) to the 12th District Military Service Academy.

Scott A. Long has accepted his appointment to a military service academy and will be attending the U.S. Naval Academy for the fall of 2017.

During his high school career at Cox Mill, he was a member of the men’s swim team, a volunteer for the Special Olympics and an AP class peer mentor.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced an amendment to H.R. 2775, the so-called Employee Privacy Protection Act to ensure employers are not conducting video surveillance in designated private areas such as restrooms, locker rooms, or changing rooms. This amendment was rejected by the Republican-led Education and Workforce Committee during a vote that advanced three anti-union bills that sabotage worker’s abilities to organize and collectively bargain.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced an amendment to H.R. 1215 the so-called Protecting Access to Care Act to protect victims of sexual misconduct. The amendment was rejected by the Republican-controlled Rules Committee.

Jun 16, 2017 In The News

Days after the U.S. Supreme Court tossed out three North Carolina plans for voter districts, the state’s three Democratic members of Congress are asking state Republican leaders to adopt independent redistricting.

Reps. Alma Adams, G.K. Butterfield and David Price also asked legislative leaders to avoid any new voter ID law after the high court last month declined to review a lower court ruling that found the state’s 2013 ID law unconstitutional.