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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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May 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass H.R. 2 the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, commonly known as the Republican farm bill.

 

May 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the Senate’s 52-47 vote to reverse the Federal Communications Commission December decision to repeal landmark 2015 net neutrality rules.

 

May 11, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s decision to release over 3,000 Facebook advertisements created by Russian entities and used to target Americans leading up to the 2016 election.

 

May 8, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump announced he will withdraw the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

 

May 7, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, delivered the commencement address at Lincoln University’s 159th commencement. During the ceremony, Congresswoman Adams was honored with the presentation of an honorary degree from the university.

May 2, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, NC — Today, during National Small Business Week, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D., Vice Ranking Member of the House Small Business Committee, hosted the Hustle & Grow Small Business Roundtable.

Apr 19, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C—Today, Congresswoman Adams made the following statement ahead of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Charlotte to promote the GOP Tax Scam.

Apr 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the introduction of a bill to rename the Steele Creek Post Office located at 10926 Quality Drive in Charlotte, North Carolina after famed Charlotte civil rights attorney Julius L. Chambers.

Apr 16, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump launched airstrikes against the Syrian regime, following a cruel chemical weapons attack on civilians in Douma.

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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

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

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

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