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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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Jan 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.--Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement on the Republican majority’s second government shutdown in five years:

“President Trump has led his party and our nation into a dangerous tailspin,” said Congresswoman Adams. “Republicans in the House, Senate, and the White House have failed at their most basic responsibility: keeping government open. Instead of working on a long term budget that addresses our needs, they’ve wasted a year relitigating healthcare and crafting a lopsided tax scam.  

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to issue a stay of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina ruling on the gerrymandered congressional districts in North Carolina.

 

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in opposition to the Continuing Appropriations Act.

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) attended the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting today to express her strong opposition to the confirmation of Thomas Farr to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Prior to today’s meeting, the Congressional Black Caucus sent a letter to Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein strongly opposing the nomination.

 

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced she will return to work this week following a doctor-mandated absence while she is still recovering from surgery. Adams was given strict orders to reduce her workload and limit activity until she is fully released by her doctor.

“Thank you for your support and well wishes during my recovery,” said Congresswoman Adams. “I look forward to returning to Capitol Hill this week to continue working on behalf of the people of the 12th District.”

 

Jan 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement regarding the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina ruling on North Carolina’s Congressional district map:

Jan 10, 2018 In The News

North Carolina’s 13 congressional districts are headed for redrawing.


A panel of federal judges struck down the state’s 2016 district lines as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and ordered the General Assembly to fix them by Jan. 29. The court also plans to employ a special master to draw an alternative remedial plan, to be enacted before the 2018 congressional elections.

Dec 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) offered an amendment to the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity through Education Reform, (PROSPER) Act to protect minority serving institutions (MSI). The amendment was offered following a letter that Congresswoman Adams sent to Chairwoman Foxx highlighting her concerns with provisions impacting historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and MSIs within the PROSPER Act. The letter went unanswered so today Rep. Adams offered this amendment to address some of those concerns.

Dec 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, co-chair of the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, led a letter to Education and Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx highlighting her concerns for HBCUs and other Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity through Education Reform, or PROSPER, Act. The PROSPER Act, which would reauthorize the Higher Education Act for the first time since 2008, is expected to be marked up in the Education and Workforce Committee tomorrow.

Dec 11, 2017 Press Release

Greensboro, N.C.--Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Congressional Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, was awarded an honorary degree from her alma mater, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T), today at their December graduation.