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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Jul 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act:

 

Jul 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after voting in support of the resolution condemning President Trump’s racist comments directed at Members of Congress: 

 

Jul 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement following a series of racist tweets from President Trump:

 

Jul 13, 2019 Press Release

Charlotte, NC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on reports that immigration authorities would begin raids targeting people for deportation.

 

Jul 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswomen Alma Adams (NC -12) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14), founders and co-chairs of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, convened 32 of the leading organizations working to address the Black maternal health crisis for the Caucus’ first- ever stakeholder summit.

 

Jul 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement calling on Secretary of Labor Acosta to resign:

 

Jul 4, 2019 Press Release

Charlotte, NC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement ahead of President Trump’s Independence Day rally on the National Mall:

 

Jul 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — At the end of National Gun Violence Awareness Month, Congresswomen Alma S. Adams (NC-12) introduced the Law Enforcement Needs to Know Act.  This common-sense legislation would strengthen our background check system to help state and local law enforcement keep firearms out of the hands of criminals.

Jun 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling that partisan gerrymandering claims are beyond the reach of the Court.   

Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) offered five amendments to H.R. 3055, the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. All five amendments passed with bipartisan support and will be included in the final House bill.

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In The News

Mar 7, 2018 In The News

The Power Rising Summit took over Atlanta this past weekend with black women from all over the country coming to engage. The summit, planned for and by black women, was sold out and packed with celebrities, politicians and activists in attendance.

Mar 7, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — It took Rep. Alma Adams a few meetings to convince Bradley Byrne to partner with her three years ago and create a congressional caucus to advocate for black colleges and universities.

Mar 7, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence weren’t the only dignitaries and other big names at evangelist Billy Graham’s funeral.

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

The House of Representatives approved legislation today to reform how Congress handles reports of sexual harassmen

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus made a silent but strong statement during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address on Tuesday, wearing African kente cloth to protest disparaging remarks the president made about African nati

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

Teacher shortages are common across the United States. However, there are several high-need areas where this shortage is most profound.

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus and the ranking Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on the Judiciary want to censure President Trump for his remarks denigrating Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries. “We were deeply disturbed and offended by President Trump’s remarks regarding Haiti and African countries,” U.S. Rep.

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

The ruling came late Tuesday from a panel of three federal judges: North Carolina’s congressional district maps were found, yet again, to be unconstitutional.

District maps were redrawn in 2011 after the release of 2010 census data.

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

With the mission of expanding opportunities for established business owners and entrepreneurial aspirants, Black Enterprise came to Charlotte to kick off the Entrepreneurs Summit, which will be held June 6-9, 2018, at the city’s convention center.  A mix of media outlets as well as scores of entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, and government officials, including Mayor Vi Lyles, assembled at

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

Farm and nutrition groups were slow to react to the farm bill and legislative principles Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue released.

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