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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Sep 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D.

Sep 18, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, NC—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement regarding National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week.

Sep 14, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, NC - “Hurricane Florence has officially made landfall in North Carolina and is already causing major flooding and devastation along the coast. The storm is projected to release over ten inches of rain in Charlotte, triggering life threatening flood conditions in Mecklenburg.

Sep 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus along with Co-Chair Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-01) and HBCU Caucus Members Sen. David Perdue (R-GA), Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07), Rep. Will Hurd (TX-23), Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), and Rep.

Sep 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams released the following statement on Hurricane Florence as North Carolina braces for impact:

Sep 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams released the following statement on Hurricane Florence as North Carolina braces for impact:

Sep 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement in response to a report of subpoenas issued by the U.S.

Sep 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), along with original cosponsor Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), introduced the Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies (CARE) Act, a bill to reduce the racial disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity.

Aug 25, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, NC – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain (R-AZ):

Aug 20, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, NC – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) presented Khalia Braswell with the One Meck Community Recognition Award. This award is presented to constituents who have exhibited exemplary character and service to improve the quality of life for the citizens of the 12th Congressional District.

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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

Farm and nutrition groups were slow to react to the farm bill and legislative principles Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue released.

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

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