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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Oct 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 36 the so-called “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act”.

Oct 2, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement after a horrific shooting near the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas that claimed at least 50 innocent lives and injured more than 400.

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement ahead of President Trump’s announcement of his tax reform plan.

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Carolina Panther’s owner Jerry Richardson responded to President Trump’s comments about NFL protests this weekend.

Sep 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—During National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus announces the addition of eight Senate members, bringing the total membership of the bipartisan and bicameral Caucus to 62 members.

Sep 18, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, released the following statement after the White House announced Johnathan Holifield will serve as the Executive Director of their HBCU Initiative.

Sep 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announces $1,700,530 in federal funding for the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined her Democratic colleagues to vote in favor of H.R. 601 the Hurricane Supplemental, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations, and Flood Insurance Package which passed the House in a vote of 316-90.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the Trump administration announced their plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration program:

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after reports that North Korea tested its most powerful nuclear weapon yet:

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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

The annual conference will be held September 17-19. The White House has confirmed that the conference will be going on despite many leaders asking for the events to be post postponed.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

The months following a ceremony that would move the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities from the Education Department to the West Wing have been rife with controversy.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – 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 28, 2017 In The News

(AP) Yesterday, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) held a press conference at Time Out Youth, a local LGBTQ youth center in Charlotte, NC, to announce the introduction of the Youth Access to Sexual Health Services (YASHS) Act.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

“They brought all those HBCUs to town. They took a picture in the Oval Office and then they did nothing,” said Rep. Cedric Richmond, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

Raleigh Little Theatre will present a post-show discussion featuring United States Congresswoman Alma S. Adams immediately after the 3:00 P.M. performance of "Crowns" on September 10th, 2017.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

HRC hailed the introduction of the Youth Access to Sexual Health Services (YASHS) Act in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) to provide sexual health services to marginalized youth.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

The White House has no plans to reschedule its conference for Historically Black Colleges and Universities scheduled for next month, despite calls from lawmakers and other leaders to postpone the event.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

The United Negro College Fund added its voice Wednesday to calls from other supporters of historically black colleges for the White House to delay the HBCU Week conference set for September.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON

The Congressional Black Caucus, a formidable bloc of lawmakers with a big say in the fate of President Donald Trump and his legislation, Monday sent him a terse, clear message: We don't think you understand us at all.

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