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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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Mar 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined House Democrats in passing H.R.

Mar 2, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) urged passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 1280) this week.

Feb 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Vice Chair of the House’s Committee on Agriculture, introduced the Justice for Black Farmers Act of 2021, a comprehensive bill to address the sordid history of discrimination in federal agricultural policy, in the United States House of Representatives. The Justice for Black Farmers Act will reform the U.S.

Feb 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Early this morning, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) voted to pass H.R. 1319, The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The 1.9 trillion dollar package contains hundreds of millions of dollars in relief for Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, robust funding for testing, contract tracing, and vaccine distribution, economic impact payments and rental assistance for Americans in need, and provisions that will raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025.

Feb 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement on the President Biden's nomination of Anton Hajjar, Amber McReynolds, and Ron Stroman to the United States Postal Service Board of Governors:

Feb 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – RepsAlma S. Adams, Ph.D (NC-12)Peter DeFazio (OR-04), and Gerry Connolly (VA-11) were joined by 77 additional House Democrats in requesting that President Joe Biden fill the existing vacancies on the United States Postal Service’s Board of Governors as quickly as possible.

Feb 16, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – The office of Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) will host a healthcare forum on COVID-19 testing and the vaccine tonight, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 on Zoom.

Members of the public and the press interested in attending and submitting questions can register here.

Feb 16, 2021 Press Release
CHARLOTTE – The United States Postal Service will host the unveiling of the Julius L. Chambers Civil Rights Memorial Post Office on Thursday, February 18, 2021 on Zoom.
 
 
Feb 9, 2021 Press Release

Charlotte – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) celebrated legislation included in the House COVID-19 stimulus package that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2025. 

Feb 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) was reelected as Vice Chair of the House Agriculture Committee by her colleagues. She will also continue to serve on the House Committee on Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations.