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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Mar 9, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, following a letter she sent to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on October 26, 2017, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced that the U.S. Department of Education has granted the students of the now closed, Charlotte School of Law expanded eligibility for a closed school loan discharge.

Mar 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—On the third anniversary of the launch of the Adams Hunger Initiative, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) led a letter, signed by members of the Adams Hunger Initiative, to the House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway (R-TX) and Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN) expressing the 12th District’s priority to protect funding for the Supplemental Nutrit

Mar 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) and Congressman Dave Brat (R-VA), members of the Small Business Committee, sent a letter to the U.S.

Feb 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement ahead of the funeral services for Reverend Billy Graham:

Feb 22, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s support of arming teachers to prevent shootings in schools.

Feb 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, 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 the launch of the HBCU Partnership Challenge and engagement survey.

Feb 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-chair of the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus, introduced legislation to overturn an outdated, biased policy and provide 1890s Land-Grant Universities with the same financial flexibility currently enjoyed by their peers established in 1862. The Carryover Equity Act (H.R.

Feb 12, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s infrastructure plan announced earlier today.

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after voting against the budget agreement.

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the second government shutdown in less than one month.

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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Now that Congress is back in session, there are plenty of issues that lawmakers must address, including raising the national debt ceiling; financial relief for Texas after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey; and paying for that wall President Trump still insists Mexico will ultimately underwrite, one way or another.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

North Carolina has the nation’s seventh-highest number of young, undocumented immigrants granted deferrals from deportation under a policy that President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will end.

Sep 29, 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 29, 2017 In The News

More than half (three out of five) of the seniors who qualify for food stamps don't get them. They either don't know they're eligible, feel too embarrassed to sign up or face transportation barriers getting to the enrollment office, say anti-hunger advocates.

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.

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