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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 1, the so-called “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”. 

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) announced the Protecting Education & Pathways to Opportunity Tax Package. The package includes eight amendments to the Republican tax plan, H.R. 1 the so-called “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”.

Nov 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady outlining North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District’s tax priorities ahead of the vote on H.R. 1, the so-called “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”.

Nov 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on her decision to vote “No” on the Republican reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Community Health Centers (CHC):

Nov 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after House Republican leadership announced the so-called “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”.

Nov 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the first day of open enrollment for the 2018 Affordable Care Act marketplaces, which runs from November 1 through December 15 for 42 states including North Carolina, with 8 states and D.C. having longer enrollment periods.

Nov 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), a member of the Education and Workforce Committee, led a letter signed by North Carolina Congressmen G. K.

Oct 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after news that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and associate Rick Gates have been ordered to surrender to federal custody today.

Oct 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Vice Ranking Member of the House Small Business Committee, hosted a roundtable about necessity entrepreneurship, the unique factors that drive women to become small business owners such as child care, career opportunity, and gender discrimination in the workplace.

Oct 23, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement echoing the call for an apology from White House Chief of Staff John Kelly after he falsely accused Rep.

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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.

Oct 5, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON - Democratic Congressmen David Price and Ted Deutch have sent a letter to President Trump asking that he certify Iran’s compliance with a nuclear agreement negotiated in 2015.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Eight new members have been named to the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus during last week’s National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Today, House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Vice-Ranking Member Alma Adams (D-NY) held a roundtable to discuss private sector entrepreneurial development programs, and, specifically, the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Despite calls from the Congressional Black Caucus and the United Negro College Fund, The National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference went on as scheduled, wrapping up last week in Arlington, Va.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

A capstone to this month’s inaugural HBCU Braintrust summit organized by HBCU alumna Congresswoman Alma Adams was the announcement of eight new members to the federal HBCU Caucus.

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