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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Mar 29, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced the Women Small Business Growth Act to help female small business owners pay off crushing student loan debt and incentivize job creation.

Mar 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) and Congressman Dave Brat (R-VA), members of the Small Business Committee, announced that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has granted their request to investigate whether Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are receiving adequate support from the Small Business

Mar 26, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, NC —Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) was inducted into the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Women’s History Hall of Fame.

Mar 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C,--Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams, founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus announced HBCU priorities included in the FY2018 omnibus appropriations package.

Mar 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement about the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act which funds the government through September 30, 2018:

Mar 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-chair of the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, released the following statement on the inclusion of HBCU Priorities in the 2018 Omnibus:

Mar 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus and the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) Caucus hosted the first HBCU STEAM Day of Action on Capitol Hill.

Mar 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, during the first HBCU STEAM Day of Action, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (D-NC) and Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), co-chairs of the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, announced that Lyft is the second entity to take the HBCU Partnership Challenge.

Mar 16, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the passing of Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY):

Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement this morning after President Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and announced the nomination of Mike Pompeo as the next Secretary of State:

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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 29, 2017 In The News

 

President Trump's pick to lead the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities fits the mold of many of the administration's key appointments.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

 - 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

WASHINGTON — The White House announced Monday that former Cincinnati Bengals running back and tech entrepreneur Johnathan Holifield will lead its initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, a move that garnered praise from some who had expressed concern over the Trump administration's commitment to those schools.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Rep. Alma Adams said it’s merely a coincidence that she’s revving up her activity on historically black colleges and universities next week at the same time President Donald Trump is scaling back his.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Ini

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Congressional Democrats, led by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), the ranking member on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, recently hosted a forum on Capitol Hill titled “Affirmative Action, Inclusion, and Racial Climate on America’s Campuses.”

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The presidents of historically black colleges and universities are making their second visit to the White House this year amid strains with the Trump administration over promises unkept.

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