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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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May 8, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump announced he will withdraw the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

 

May 7, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, delivered the commencement address at Lincoln University’s 159th commencement. During the ceremony, Congresswoman Adams was honored with the presentation of an honorary degree from the university.

May 2, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, NC — Today, during National Small Business Week, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D., Vice Ranking Member of the House Small Business Committee, hosted the Hustle & Grow Small Business Roundtable.

Apr 19, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C—Today, Congresswoman Adams made the following statement ahead of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Charlotte to promote the GOP Tax Scam.

Apr 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the introduction of a bill to rename the Steele Creek Post Office located at 10926 Quality Drive in Charlotte, North Carolina after famed Charlotte civil rights attorney Julius L. Chambers.

Apr 16, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump launched airstrikes against the Syrian regime, following a cruel chemical weapons attack on civilians in Douma.

Apr 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), member of the House Committee on Agriculture, released the following statement in response to Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway’s release of partisan legislation to reauthorize the farm bill.

Apr 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, during National Minority Health Month, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced legislation recognizing the inaugural Black Maternal Health Week.

Mar 30, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, NC — Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) awarded Rev. James Barnett with the first ever “One Meck” Community Recognition Award. The award will be given to constituents that go to great lengths to improve the quality of life for people living in our community. Rev.

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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.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- For the first time, the North Carolina Congresswoman shares her famous hat collection.

Over the years, Rep. Alma Adams has become famous for her hats, first at the General Assembly in Raleigh and more recently in Washington, D.C., in the U.S. House. 

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as the administration faces criticism from those institutions of promises unkept.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Johnathan Holifield, a consulting firm co-founder and former National Football League player, was named Monday to lead the Trump administration’s initiative on historically Black colleges and universities.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Ronald Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, said he’s seen just what he expected to see so far from President Donald Trump’s initiative on historically black colleges and universities – nothing.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Congresswoman Alma Adams, Congressman Bobby Scott and Members of the Congressional Black Caucus to deliver remarks ahead of a roundtable with Historically Black Colleges And Universities (HBCU) Presidents and Chancellors to discuss House Democrats’ HBCU legislative priorities.  Below are the Leader’s remarks:

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