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May 11, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced more than $123 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) praised the expansion of the Child Tax Credit included in the American Rescue Plan Act and called on all 12th District families to file federal taxes on time to be eligible for the historic support for tens of thousands of children and families. Adams voted for the 

May 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams’ (D-NC)Institutional Grants for New Infrastructure, Technology, and Education for HBCU Excellence Act (IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act) is receiving high praise in Washington, D.C. and beyond.

May 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC), Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), and Representative French Hill (R-AR) announced the Institutional Grants for New Infrastructure, Technology, and Education at HBCUs Act (IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act).

Apr 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress:

Apr 27, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced that Debra Weeks, Chief Executive Officer of the C.W. Williams Community Health Center, will be her guest for President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, April 28. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, guests will attend virtually this year.

Apr 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) hosted a virtual roundtable discussion with Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04), and Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) on the status of Black maternal health in our country.

Apr 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday, April 26 at 10:30 a.m., Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) will lead a virtual roundtable with Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12), Rep. Lauren Underwood (IL-14), and Rep.

Apr 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on today’s guilty verdicts in the trial of Derek Chauvin:

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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.

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.

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