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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Jun 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the statement after a gunman opened fire on a practice for the Congressional Baseball game.

 “Today’s shooting is a tragic reminder of the rising animosity and tensions in our country”, said Congresswoman Adams.

Jun 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee onPresident Trump and Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Jun 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after former FBI Director Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee today regarding President Trump and Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Jun 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—This week, the Adams Hunger Coalition sponsored their second quarterly meeting of the year to discuss increased community engagement and the need for ongoing economic development in impoverished areas of Mecklenburg County.

Jun 5, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, NC—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced that North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District has been awarded $920,000 in affordable housing funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta), one of the 11 district banks in the Federal Home Loan Bank System.

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump announced that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement.

May 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), a former art professor at Bennett College and member of the Congressional Arts Caucus, today announced the winners of the 2017 Congressional art competition.

May 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—The Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus hosted a viewing of Stanley Nelson’s film Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities in conjunction with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Mr.

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Jun 16, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON -- The country's attention was fixated on the nation's capitol Thursday night -- and it wasn't for bills or bureaucracy, but for baseball.

A tragic 10-minute exchange of gunfire during an assassination attempt at the Republican practice session ahead of the Congressional Baseball Game was on the mind of every American in attendance.

Jun 16, 2017 In The News

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Regardless of party affiliation or political labels, the shooting of Congressman Steve Scalise for House members across the country is an issue putting them on the same page.

North Carolina’s 9th District Congressman Robert Pittenger calls it a somber day.

Jun 16, 2017 In The News

Days after the U.S. Supreme Court tossed out three North Carolina plans for voter districts, the state’s three Democratic members of Congress are asking state Republican leaders to adopt independent redistricting.

Jun 16, 2017 In The News

HUNTERSVILLE – The town’s Memorial Day ceremony started at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 29.

Mayor John Aneralla was the master of ceremonies for the event, which featured words from U.S. Congresswoman Alma Adams, Commander Joe Reale of American Legion Post 321 and others.

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May 24, 2017 In The News

The Supreme Court in a 5-3 decision on Monday struck down two North Carolina congressional districts it said were illegally drawn based on race.

The majority’s ruling, which handed a victory to voting rights advocates, included a rare pairing of conservative Justice Clarence Thomas with the court’s four liberals.

May 24, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states.

May 24, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Republicans in North Carolina unlawfully took race into consideration when drawing congressional district boundaries, concentrating black voters in an improper bid to diminish their statewide political clout.

May 19, 2017 In The News

DAVIDSON – U.S. Rep. Alma Adams was in town Thursday, May 11, visiting with people at the Ada Jenkins Center and Davidson Housing Coalition, speaking with officials at Davidson College and touring the downtown area.

In the middle of all that, Adams, a Democrat who represents the state's 12th district, held a town hall-type meeting in the Davidson Town Hall.

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