Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-chair of the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus, introduced legislation to overturn an outdated, biased policy and provide 1890s Land-Grant Universities with the same financial flexibility currently enjoyed by their peers established in 1862. The Carryover Equity Act (H.R.
Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s infrastructure plan announced earlier today.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after voting against the budget agreement.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the second government shutdown in less than one month.
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after opposing the fifth Republican-led continuing resolution of this fiscal year.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump released a partisan, misleading intelligence memo authored by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (CA-22).
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced today that she will bring Anne Miller, a leader in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), as her guest at President Trump’s first State of the Union.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after she voted against another three week continuing resolution:
Washington, D.C.--Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement on the Republican majority’s second government shutdown in five years:
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to issue a stay of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina ruling on the gerrymandered congressional districts in North Carolina.
In The News
Despite the fact that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) provide sound educational opportunities to promising students, smaller endowments, lower levels of federal investment, and fewer alumni giving have created a funding deficit across many of these institutions.
North Carolina’s 13 congressional districts are headed for redrawing.
U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), David Perdue (R-GA), and Tim Kaine (D-VA) introduced the HBCU Capital Financing Improvement Act (S.2268), a bill which will help improve the financial health of some of our country’s most critical higher education institutions.
There is a sense among many presidents at historically black colleges and universities that the Trump Administration, while not overly friendly to HBCUs by initiative or policy, has been a salve against what many expected would happen in a fury of budget cuts and racism-driven reforms.
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.
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
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.
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.
Congress needs to close Medicare loophole
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.