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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Sep 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—During National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus announces the addition of eight Senate members, bringing the total membership of the bipartisan and bicameral Caucus to 62 members.

Sep 18, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, released the following statement after the White House announced Johnathan Holifield will serve as the Executive Director of their HBCU Initiative.

Sep 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announces $1,700,530 in federal funding for the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined her Democratic colleagues to vote in favor of H.R. 601 the Hurricane Supplemental, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations, and Flood Insurance Package which passed the House in a vote of 316-90.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the Trump administration announced their plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration program:

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 22, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Bipartisan HBCU Caucus co-chair Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the White House’s indication that they will move ahead with the 2017 HBCU Week Conference after Rep.

Aug 22, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the introduction of the Youth Access to Sexual Health Services (YASHS) Act, a bill that would create a competitive grant program to expand access to fact-based, community oriented education and support programs that promote sexual health for young people who have been disadvantaged by underlying structural barrie

Aug 18, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement calling for the postponement of the 2017 National HBCU Week Conference.

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Jul 6, 2017 In The News

Noting that the NC Republican legislative leadership is “dragging their feet” about doing anything that would fairly represent voters when it comes to redistricting, Congresswoman Alma Adams says they frankly “don’t give a damn about these citizens.”

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hundreds of Charlotteans, along with many local leaders, celebrated America’s birthday Tuesday morning in east Charlotte during the 49th annual Hickory Grove parade.

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Jul 6, 2017 In The News

Capitol Hill seems a swamp where partisan throat-grabbing is routine. But peek behind the angry speeches and taunts, and there’s a quiet effort afoot to promote bipartisanship among ambitious up-and-coming interns.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

Twenty-year-old political science majors Dariana Reid, a rising senior at Johnson C. Smith University, and Nasya Blackwell, a rising junior at North Carolina A&T State University, are interning in both a Democratic and a Republican office on the Hill this summer.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

If the Senate health care plan becomes law, no state’s residents would fare worse than North Carolina, according to a new study on the proposed bill.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

As it turns out, scripture has a lot more to say about money than it does about sex, though based on our sex-fixated society, who knew? In fact, scripture covers nearly every angle about money: how to make money, save money, spend money, and most importantly, lend money.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

As of June 14, beyond the U.S. military, the nation has celebrated two new American heroes who not only reminded us of what true bravery is in the face of certain danger, but also of the constant threats our elected officials face in what many agree is a very divisive, corrosive atmosphere.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

The Congressional Black Caucus isn’t interested in meeting President Trump for “a social gathering.”

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

CONCORD- A graduate of Cox Mill has been nominated by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) to the 12th District Military Service Academy.

Scott A. Long has accepted his appointment to a military service academy and will be attending the U.S. Naval Academy for the fall of 2017.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

US Capitol police special agent David Bailey (L) posing with NC Congressman G. K. Butterfield at the Congressional Charity Baseball Game last week. Bailey threw out the first pitch. He was credited with confronting a gunman during the GOP baseball practice June 14th.

BY CASH MICHAELS OF THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL

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