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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) and Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) announced the introduction of the bipartisan Recognizing and Encouraging Agricultural Leadership (REAL) Opportunity Act.

Jun 18, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C. — Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) responded to the Trump Administration’s policy of separating families at the border of United States and Mexico. 

Jun 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-chair of the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, and Congressman Mark Walker (NC-06) welcomed their third class of Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus interns to Washington, D.C. this week. The internship, launched in 2016, welcomes a student from Johnson C.

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Adams’ team will welcome 12th District residents to the first monthly Cornelius Satellite Office Hours from 3:00-5:00pm. Beginning today, the office hours will occur on the first Thursday of every month from 3:00-5:00pm in the Mayor’s Chambers at the Cornelius Town Hall.

 

May 31, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) responded to President Trump’s announcement of a twenty-five percent tariff on steel and ten percent tariff on aluminum products from Mexico, Canada, and the European Union. 

May 31, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, NCToday, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) announces the appointment of twelve high school students from the 12th Congressional District to attend the United States military service academies. Last year, six students from the 12th District received appointment offers.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the passage of two amendments she offered to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): an amendment to reauthorize the SCORE program and an amendment to promote increased participation in federal procurement by Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

May 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass H.R. 2 the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, commonly known as the Republican farm bill.

 

May 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the Senate’s 52-47 vote to reverse the Federal Communications Commission December decision to repeal landmark 2015 net neutrality rules.

 

May 11, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s decision to release over 3,000 Facebook advertisements created by Russian entities and used to target Americans leading up to the 2016 election.

 

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Jan 10, 2018 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.

Jan 10, 2018 In The News

North Carolina’s 13 congressional districts are headed for redrawing.

Jan 10, 2018 In The News

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.

Jan 10, 2018 In The News

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.

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.

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