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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement after House passage of the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill which funds the government until September 30, 2016:

Dec 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams’ (NC-12) legislation to name a Winston-Salem post office after Dr. Maya Angelou, passed out of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee by unanimous consent. The legislation, H.R.

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Dec 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Reps. Alma S. Adams (NC-12), Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) today applauded a new provision of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which will help prevent dating and relationship violence. The provision, included in the bill at the urging of the members, is part of a grant program to promote safe and healthy students.

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Nov 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today announced she is accepting entries for the Congressional App Challenge. Established in 2013, the Congressional App Challenge is a national competition that allows high school students from across the county to create and exhibit their software application, or “app” for mobile, tablet or computer devices.

Nov 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) joined a bicameral group of Members in sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez to encourage the Employee Benefits Security Administration to issue guidance on innovations to help workers retain retirement savings between jobs.

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Nov 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today introduced a resolution which is aimed at addressing and combating homelessness in America. The resolution calls on Congress to provide adequate funding for federal affordable housing programs.

Nov 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in honor of Veterans Day:

“Today we honor the men and women who have served and those who continue to serve at home and abroad. We must also recognize those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the fight to keep us safe.

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Nov 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Higher Education Act (HEA), which was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on November 8, 1965:

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