WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released a statement and a video calling on the United States Senate to move forward on voting rights legislation. Just now, the House passed the Freedom to Vote: John R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Alma Adams (NC-12), David E. Price (NC-04), G. K.
CHARLOTTE - Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will hold two public events on her State of the District Day, Thursday, January 27, 2022. Both events are open to the public and will be livestreamed on Zoom and/or Facebook, pending changes due to COVID-19.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), and Rep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on the one-year anniversary of the attack on the United States Capitol, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement:
CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced that $43,247,316 in new federal funding under the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is headed to Charlotte to improve Charlotte Douglas International Airpo
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Educators for America Act, led by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) in the House and U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) in the Senate, has won approval from numerous education leaders and advocacy groups.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) delivered remarks on the floor of the US House of Representatives on her amendment to Congressman Adam B. Schiff’s (CA-28) Protecting Our Democracy Act. The Adams amendment requires transparency in income tax return filings by candidates for President and Vice President.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.