Given the current threats the world is facing by terrorists groups, national security is of the utmost concern to Congresswoman Adams. Not only are we facing global threats, but the threats of random attacks on American soil are becoming more and more real. It is the Congresswoman's top priority to ensure the continued safety of her own constituency and all Americans.
Another aspect of national security is cybersecurity. With large banking centers and one of the nation’s largest energy companies located in Charlotte, investing in digital security is absolutely necessary to the 12th District.
The Administration recently offered a $25 million grant to Historically Black Colleges and Universities, including North Carolina A&T, to train cyber security experts.
For more information concerning my work and views on National Security issues, please contact our office. Thank you.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the first meeting of the Bipartisan January 6th Select Committee:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) voted for H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Black Maternal Health Caucus Co-Founders and Co-Chairs Congresswomen Alma Adams (NC-12) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14) celebrated the passage of the first bill in the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act in the House of Representatives. The Protecting Moms Who Served Act (H.R. 958), led by Underwood, seeks to eliminate maternal mortality, morbidity, and disparities among veterans and passed the House with unanimous bipartisan support.
Deadline: April 14, 2021
If you are interested in submitting appropriations requests for Fiscal Year 2022, please find Rep. Adams’ forms below. All requests must be submitted before 6:00 PM on April 14, 2021.
Members of our community wishing to voice their support for funding for important federal programs may continue to do so through the Programmatic and Language Request Form below.
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.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement on the Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald John Trump:
“I am gravely disappointed in the Senate’s vote not to convict Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection against the Capitol on January 6,” said Adams.
This January in Congress has been unlike any other.
On the first Wednesday, an insurrection caused in no small part by the outgoing President breached the Capitol for the first time in over 200 years. On the second Wednesday, we voted for an impeachment necessitated by the attack the week before.
On the third Wednesday, we celebrated the inauguration of a new President and a historic Vice President, but the day was very different due to the pandemic. The Biden-Harris Administration got to work immediately to improve our response to COVID-19.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement celebrating Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin's confirmation:
“Thank you to President Biden and the United States Senate for the historic nomination and confirmation of Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. He is an American hero who is eminently qualified to serve our country and lead the forces that protect us. We proudly celebrate the first African American Secretary of Defense!”
Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) penned an op-ed for USA Today urging the United States Senate, Democrats and Republicans alike, to convict former President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial, and prohibit him from holding public office in the future.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following remarks as the House of Representatives passed Articles of Impeachment against President Donald John Trump for the high crime and misdemeanor of inciting an attack on the United States Capitol to disrupt the counting of Electoral College votes:
“We did our job.”