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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Dec 18, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) gave the following statement after the Republican tax bill conference report was released:

Dec 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) offered an amendment to the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity through Education Reform, (PROSPER) Act to protect minority serving institutions (MSI).

Dec 11, 2017 Press Release

Greensboro, N.C.--Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Congressional Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, was awarded an honorary degree from her alma mater, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T), today at their December graduation. 

Dec 8, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—During National Computer Science Week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) is excited to announce the winner of the Congressional App Challenge (CAC) from North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District, Vietfu Tang. Mr. Tang is a student at Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology in Charlotte.

Dec 8, 2017 Press Release

“Today’s continuing resolution is a slap in the face to my constituents and our state and local governments. The 12th District deserves greater funding certainty and we should have provided that,” said Congresswoman Adams.

Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

“How many more lives have to be lost before we demand a change? It’s outrageous that Congress just voted to pass a gun bill that tramples state’s rights and endangers our communities, all to appease the NRA. We need gun control now. ”

 

Dec 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) and Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), co-chairs of the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, sent a letter extending an invitation to Johnathan Holifield, the newly appointed Executive  Director of the White House HBCU Initiative, to meet with the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus on Capitol Hill.

Dec 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after H.Res. 630– Requiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress, and for other purposes passed under suspension of the rules. Rep.

Dec 5, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the Senate passed their version of the tax bill.

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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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