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 right here at home.
For more information concerning my work and views on National Security issues, please contact our office. Thank you.
More on National Security
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.
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in opposition to the Continuing Appropriations Act.
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after news that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and associate Rick Gates have been ordered to surrender to federal custody today.
Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement echoing the call for an apology from White House Chief of Staff John Kelly after he falsely accused Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) of bragging about securing funding for a new Miramar, Florida FBI Building during the dedication of the building in 2015 and referred to her as an “empty barrel”.
Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump declined to recertify Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released this statement on a new disaster relief package providing emergency funding for hurricane and wildfire relief:
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Vice Ranking Member of the House Small Business Committee, led a letter, signed by nine Vice-Ranking members, to Congressional leadership calling for a bipartisan bicameral investigation into data breaches. Their call comes on the heels of the Equifax and Yahoo data breaches that have compromised billions of people’s information globally. This is the first time Vice Ranking Members have united to address an issue.
In the letter Members write:
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after co-signing legislation to ban the sale of bump stocks, which were used in the horrific Las Vegas shooting this week.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement after voting against the Republican budget for FY 2018.
WASHINGTON - Democratic Congressmen David Price and Ted Deutch have sent a letter to President Trump asking that he certify Iran’s compliance with a nuclear agreement negotiated in 2015.