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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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National Security

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

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after reports that North Korea tested its most powerful nuclear weapon yet:

Aug 28, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C. — Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Hurricane Harvey struck the coast of Texas and caused flooding, triggering a federal disaster declaration covering 18 counties in Texas.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Following President Trump’s press conference yesterday where he reiterated his belief that “both sides” were to blame for white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement:

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the U.S. House passed the so-called Make America Secure Act.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Bipartisan HBCU Caucus co-chair Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12) led the passage of an amendment with fellow caucus member Reps. Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) to H.R. 3219 the Make America Secure Appropriations Act. Passage of the amendment allocates $40 million to the Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) program within the Department of Defense (DoD), a 54% increase over the President’s FY18 proposed authorized level and $7 million above current levels.

Jul 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump announced a ban on transgender Americans serving in our military via Twitter.

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed new sanctions on Russia, North Korea, and Iran with a vote of 419-3.

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 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after reports that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer he believed would provide compromising information about Hillary Clinton, after having been informed that the material was part of a Russian government effort to influence the election.

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.