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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Jan 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.--Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement on the Republican majority’s second government shutdown in five years:

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to issue a stay of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina ruling on the gerrymandered congressional districts in North Carolina.

 

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in opposition to the Continuing Appropriations Act.

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined her colleagues in the Congressional Black Caucus and the Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee to introduce a resolution to censure President Trump for the racist “shithole” comments he made about Haiti and African countries during a bipa

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) attended the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting today to express her strong opposition to the confirmation of Thomas Farr to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced she will return to work this week following a doctor-mandated absence while she is still recovering from surgery. Adams was given strict orders to reduce her workload and limit activity until she is fully released by her doctor.

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s racist comments about Africa: 

Jan 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement regarding the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina ruling on North Carolina’s Congressional district map:

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after House Republicans voted to pass the conference report for H.R. 1, the GOP Tax Scam:

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement ahead of the vote on the GOP Tax Scam conference report today:

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Jan 10, 2018 In The News

Despite the fact that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) provide sound educational opportunities to promising students, smaller endowments, lower levels of federal investment, and fewer alumni giving have created a funding deficit across many of these institutions.

Jan 10, 2018 In The News

North Carolina’s 13 congressional districts are headed for redrawing.

Jan 10, 2018 In The News

The 71-year-old congresswoman underwent a procedure to correct nerve damage in one of her shoulders, her office announced Monday.

 

U.S. Rep. Alma S. Adams said she will miss votes in the House of Representatives while recovering from a medical procedure.

Jan 10, 2018 In The News

U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), David Perdue (R-GA), and Tim Kaine (D-VA) introduced the HBCU Capital Financing Improvement Act (S.2268)a bill which will help improve the financial health of some of our country’s most critical higher education institutions.

Jan 10, 2018 In The News

There is a sense among many presidents at historically black colleges and universities that the Trump Administration, while not overly friendly to HBCUs by initiative or policy, has been a salve against what many expected would happen in a fury of budget cuts and racism-driven reforms.

Nov 14, 2017 In The News

The Department of Education has the authority to extend enrollment requirements for school loan discharges if there are “exceptional circumstances,” which is what should happen for students at the now-shuttered Charlotte School of Law, say a group of North Carolina U.S. Congress members.

Oct 26, 2017 In The News

In the midst of last week’s blazing controversy concerning President Donald Trump’s alleged insensitive remarks to a Gold Star widow upon her husband’s death, and the president and Chief of Staff John Kelly’s lambasting of a Florida congresswoman who criticized  Trump afterward, both North Carolina black congressional members are outraged, and say the White House owes apologies to

Oct 24, 2017 In The News


At least 17 female members of the Congressional Black Caucus are demanding that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly apologize for making inaccurate statements about Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) after she stood up for the family of a fallen soldier who felt “disrespected” by President Trump.

Oct 12, 2017 In The News

In 2016, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) lifted 3.6 million people out of poverty, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau. This is one of many measures of SNAPs effectiveness as an anti-poverty program.

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