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Jul 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswomen Alma Adams (NC-12) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14), the co-founders and co-chairs of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, released the following statements after multiple priorities of the Caucus passed the House of Representatives as part of the Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Service

Jul 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced she is an original cosponsor of the Protecting Renters from Evictions Act of 2021.

Jul 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the first meeting of the Bipartisan January 6th Select Committee:

Jul 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) delivered a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives during a Congressional Black Caucus special order hour on voting rights. 

Jul 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $60 million in funding for its largest-ever cohort of university-based Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs), which assist small- and medium-sized manufacturers in reducing their carbon emissions and lowering energy costs, while training the next generation of energy-efficiency workers.

Jul 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), the founder and co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus, as well as a professor for four decades at Bennett College, released a statement applauding the accreditation of Bennett College.

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Jul 23, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus published this week's episode of their weekly podcast, The HBCU Caucus Podcast.” Episodes of the podcast are 
Jul 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) voted for H.R.

Jul 21, 2021 Press Release

Charlotte – Yesterday Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) sent a letter to Chief District Court Judge Elizabeth Trosch, Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden, and Mecklenburg County Clerk of Superior Court Elisa Chinn Gary asking for them to “do everything within [their] powers to effectively extend the eviction morat

Jul 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and Senator Natasha Marcus (NC-SD-41) sent a letter to the leadership of the North Carolina General Assembly asking for their support for the Town of Huntersville in the state budget.

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Jul 21, 2021 In The News

How do we ensure an equitable recovery from the pandemic?

It’s one of the most important questions of our careers, and one of the most important questions our country has ever faced. While it’s clear the economy is improving, not all of our communities are benefiting equally in this recovery. 

Sep 23, 2019 In The News

Reps. Alma Adams and Mark Walker are sponsoring legislation that extends for two years hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for minority-serving institutions, including Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The current authorization for that money expires at the end of the month.

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Sep 18, 2019 In The News

Following a House vote Tuesday to extend $255 million in spending for minority-serving colleges and universities, advocacy groups are urging the Senate to take action before the funding expires Sept. 30. On Tuesday evening, the House approved the chamber’s version of the bipartisan bill, sponsored by Rep. Alma Adams (D-N.C.) and Rep. Mark Walker (R-N.C.), on a voice vote.

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Sep 17, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Alma Adams speaks with Roland Martin on Roland Martin Unfiltered to discuss the FUTURE Act and what Congress is doing to protect funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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Sep 13, 2019 In The News

North Carolina Republican Rep. Patrick McHenry voted this week to ban drilling off Florida’s Gulf Coast, but he voted against a bill to prohibit drilling off of the coasts of North Carolina and other Atlantic states. The votes came as U.S. House lawmakers approved bipartisan legislation Wednesday that would block new offshore drilling off the majority of the U.S.

Sep 9, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Alma Adams hosted her first annual HBCU Day to educate the community on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Over 20 HBCUs from across the Nation were present. Those in attendance had the opportunity to learn about the history, culture, admissions assistance and scholarship opportunities that HBCUs have to offer.

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Sep 3, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Alma Adams filed legislation in Washington, D.C. earlier this year that, if approved, would provide funding for restoration and preservation of historic African-American burial grounds.

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Aug 28, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Alma Adams held a community congressional listening session, Take It To The Hill, to give residents of the community an opportunity to speak with her directly about the issues and concerns they have.

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.

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