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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Aug 28, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C. — Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Hurricane Harvey struck the coast of Texas and caused flooding, triggering a federal disaster declaration covering 18 counties in Texas.

Aug 22, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Bipartisan HBCU Caucus co-chair Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the White House’s indication that they will move ahead with the 2017 HBCU Week Conference after Rep.

Aug 22, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the introduction of the Youth Access to Sexual Health Services (YASHS) Act, a bill that would create a competitive grant program to expand access to fact-based, community oriented education and support programs that promote sexual health for young people who have been disadvantaged by underlying structural barrie

Aug 18, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement calling for the postponement of the 2017 National HBCU Week Conference.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, NC – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after participating in a roundtable with local restaurant owners at Bonterra, hosted by the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association and the National Restaurant Association.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement urging the removal of confederate monuments from locations across North Carolina and at the U.S. Capitol.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Following President Trump’s press conference yesterday where he reiterated his belief that “both sides” were to blame for white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement:

Aug 15, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the introduction of H. Con. Res. 75 Expressing the sense of the Congress that homelessness in America should be eliminated at Moore Place, an affordable housing community for chronically homeless adults in Mecklenburg County.

Aug 14, 2017 Press Release

North Carolina—Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities Caucus co-chairs Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) and Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) led a letter with Caucus vice-chair Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Republican Study Committee Chairman Congressman Mark Walker (R-NC) to Tim Ryan, U.S.

Aug 14, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after violence broke out in Charlottesville, VA following a white supremacist rally on Friday. 

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Sep 28, 2017 In The News

The growing aftermath of the White House controversy following violence and bigotry in Charlottesville, VA last weekend has reached the HBCU community, as leaders from advocacy groups and Capitol Hill are calling for the Trump Administration to cancel the annual White House Initiative on HBCUs conference.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Alma Adams has urged President Donald Trump and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to postpone the 2017 National HBCU Week Conference in September because, she said, Trump hasn’t fulfilled the promises he made when he signed an executive order in February.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., reacted Thursday to President Trump’s tweets that the removal of Confederate statues around the country is foolish and would damage the nation’s history and culture.

Burr and U.S. Rep. David Price, D-4th, were the only members of the state’s delegation to Congress who talked about Trump’s most recent statements about Confederate monuments.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

The searing images of Neo-Nazis and white supremacists battling on the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia,  with counter-protesters on Saturday, culminating in the tragic murder of a young white woman when a car driven by an alleged Nazi sympathizer slammed into an unsuspecting crowd, are still in the minds and hearts of most African-Americans almost a

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

At Moore Place north of uptown Tuesday, local leaders gathered to talk about possible solutions to what’s become a major theme in Charlotte politics: Affordable housing and the lack thereof, as the city’s boom continues.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

Unconvinced federal authorities will call out white nationalism, Charlotte’s social and political leaders are taking up the cause.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — With great fanfare, President Donald Trump vowed to outdo former President Barack Obama in supporting the nation’s historically black colleges when he signed an executive order in February to place oversight of the schools directly in the White House.

Six months later, the school’s leaders are still waiting for results.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

Jean Busby had no idea dehydration could be so expensive.


After feeling dizzy and thirsty during a rally at the state capitol, the Charlotte resident was rushed to a Raleigh hospital, where she learned the hard truth about health insurance.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Alma Adams said Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s tough words about North Korea “probably added some fuel to the fire.”

On Tuesday Trump said North Korea’s nuclear threats would be “met with fire and fury and frankly power, the likes of which this world has never seen before.”

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

Just hours after Senate Republicans failed to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act — seemingly ending a dogged legislative effort — members of the North Carolina congressional delegation were pushing for a new attempt.

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