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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Mar 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement on the introduction of H.R. 5, the Equality Act. The bill amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect LGBTQ Americans from discrimination.

Mar 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Rep. Adams joined fellow Members of Congress to co-sponsor H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act of 2019 to protect our nation’s Dreamers, as well as our Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) holders, allowing them to contribute fully to North Carolina’s communities and our country while providing a pathway to citizenship.

Feb 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Check Bill. The bill requires universal background checks on all gun sales, including those sold at gun shows, online and by private vendors.

Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington DC- Today, Rep Adams (NC-12) will be honored by Governor Cooper and First Lady Kristin Cooper for her advocacy for the arts. The honor will be in celebration of Black History Month as the Governor and First Lady will be celebrating African American musicians and artists from North Carolina.

 

Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, in honor of Black History Month, Representatives Alma S. Adams and A.

Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC [02/13/19] – Today Alma S. Adams (D-NC), Chair of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections and Congresswomen Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Chair of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services, held a joint Education and Labor Committee hearing on the Paycheck Fairness Act.

Feb 6, 2019 Press Release

"The raids occurring in our District today appear to be related to a worksite action.  In the past year, the Trump Administration has conducted an increased number of these raids and that is an issue of deep concern,” said Congresswoman Adams.

Jan 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington DC - Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Chairwoman of the Workforce Protections Subcommittee, issued the below statement announcing the reintroduction of the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R.

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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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