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Oct 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Vice Chair of the House Agriculture Committee, and Rep.

Oct 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. released the following statement celebrating the career of North Carolina’s longest-serving Member of Congress, Rep. David Price (NC-04).

Oct 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during National Wildlife Refuge Week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced the Public Safety and Wildlife Protection Act. The Public Safety and Wildlife Protection Act would prohibit interstate shipment of steel-jaw leghold and Conibear traps.

Oct 12, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) is reminding Charlotte and Mecklenburg County high school students that the deadline to apply to be one of her nominees to the United States’ military service academies is Monday, October 25.

Oct 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC-12), and Rep.

Oct 5, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Hundreds of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County residents were connected to critical help and financial assistance at the seven-hour Emergency Rental Assistance Application Pop-Up hosted by the Office of Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D.

Sep 29, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today,Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement celebrating President Joe Biden’s nomination of Dena King to serve as United States Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, which includes Charlotte and Mecklenburg County:

Sep 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) gave floor remarks in support of H.R. 3755, the Women’s Health Protection Act. Amid a dangerous assault on women’s basic health freedoms – from state houses across the country to the U.S. Supreme Court – this landmark legislation enshrines into law the vital protections of Roe v.

Sep 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC), Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), and Representative French Hill (R-AR) announced a significant milestone for the bipartisan IGNITE HBCU Excell


In The News

Jul 21, 2021 In The News

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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