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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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May 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Ahead of Memorial Day, Congresswomen Alma S. Adams (NC-12) and Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) introduced the bipartisan Army Security Agency Monument Act.  The bill would establish a monument at Arlington National Cemetery to honor veterans of the Army Security Agency (ASA).

 

May 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) offered an amendment to H.R. 1500, the Consumers First Act.

May 19, 2019 Press Release

Charlotte, NC— Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement on Robert F. Smith’s announcement that he will pay the student loan debt for the graduating class of Morehouse College.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement on President Trump’s proposed immigration plan.

 

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement after voting for the passage of H.R. 5, the Equality Act. The bill amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect LGBTQ Americans from discrimination. 

 

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, during Mental Health Month, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) reintroduced the Long-term InVestment in Education for Wellness (LIVE Well) Act. The LIVE Well Act allows U.S. Department of Agriculture school and community-based nutrition education programs to allow the inclusion of eating disorder prevention curriculum and screenings.

May 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams released the following statement on the shooting at UNC Charlotte that left two dead, and four others injured.

Apr 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) and Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (D-IL), co-chairs of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, led 57 of their colleagues to introduce legislation designating April 11 -17, 2019 as the 2nd Annual Black Maternal Health Week.

Apr 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), Chairwoman of the Education and Labor Subcommittee on Workforce Protections sent a letter to Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary R.

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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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