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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Jul 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C. - Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump met with Russian President Putin in Helsinki, Finland.

Jul 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C.-Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Special Counsel Mueller announced new indictments of 12 Russian intelligence officials for hacking the Democratic National Committee, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, and the Hillary Clinton campaign.

Jul 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), Vice Ranking Member of the House Small Business Committee and Ranking Member of the Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, announced that H.R.1700, the SCORE for Small Business Act of 2017, has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

 

Jul 9, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, NC — On Sunday, Congresswoman Adams visited the Southwest Key Children’s Detention Center in Brownsville, Texas.

Jun 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled against the collection of union fees for non-union public service employees, ruling it violated First amendment rights.

 

Jun 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C.-Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of Trump’s Muslim ban.

 

Jun 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.CYesterday, Congresswoman Adams sent a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on behalf of nine Mecklenburg hunger and housing organizations.  The letter challenges the criteria used by FEMA that determines the allocation of their Emergency Food and Shelter Program funding (EFSP).

Jun 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, released the following statement on her NO vote for H.R. 2 the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (the GOP farm bill).

 

Jun 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) released the following statement on House Republican’s proposed immigration bills.

 

Jun 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) released the following statement on President Trump’s Executive Order regarding family separation at the border.

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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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