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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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May 10, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in the midst of the investigation into Russia.

May 8, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump issued a signing statement on the FY17 omnibus calling into question federal support for historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after House Republicans passed TrumpCare.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington,D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Republicans announced they will force the House to vote on TrumpCare tomorrow, without a Congressional Budget Office score of the final legislation. 

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement after the House passage of the FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill which funds the government until September 30, 2017:

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the House voted to pass H.R. 1180 the so-called “Working Families Flexibility Act”. 

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Small Business Vice-Ranking Member Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) presided over the National Small Business Week Roundtable hosted by Small Business Committee Democrats. The roundtable marks the 54th annual National Small Business Week and included small business owners from across the country to discuss the unique challenges they face.

May 1, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after learning of the passing of veteran statehouse journalist Mark Binker.

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Apr 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a one week Continuing Resolution to continue funding the government through May 5, 2017.

Apr 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement after the White House released the outline of President Trump’s tax plan.

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In The News

May 24, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states.

May 24, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Republicans in North Carolina unlawfully took race into consideration when drawing congressional district boundaries, concentrating black voters in an improper bid to diminish their statewide political clout.

May 19, 2017 In The News

DAVIDSON – U.S. Rep. Alma Adams was in town Thursday, May 11, visiting with people at the Ada Jenkins Center and Davidson Housing Coalition, speaking with officials at Davidson College and touring the downtown area.

In the middle of all that, Adams, a Democrat who represents the state's 12th district, held a town hall-type meeting in the Davidson Town Hall.

May 19, 2017 In The News

Health care costs for North Carolinians enrolled in the Affordable Care Act would jump under the plan passed by House Republicans, according to an independent analysis.

May 19, 2017 In The News

Here’s a roundup of women with ties to Charlotte in positions to affect and influence many people:

Alma Adams – The congresswoman has been outspoken about President Donald Trump’s polices, while championing small business and opportunities for all.

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May 19, 2017 In The News

Is President Donald Trump standing by his stated earlier commitment to support historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), or is he backing off, using some oblique constitutional reason not to do so?

May 19, 2017 In The News

Have you—or anyone you know—skipped needed health care because of cost? Since this is true of one in three Americans, you probably answered yes. Do you think this is unfair?

Jul 24, 2015 In The News

By JONNELLE DAVIS First published April 25,2015

GREENSBORO — Moving into her own apartment was a good and bad experience for Melanie Noble.

The 24-year-old was part of a group that U.S. Rep. Alma Adams assembled Friday at her East Wendover Avenue office for a discussion about food insecurity in the Triad.

Jul 24, 2015 In The News

BY CELESTE SMITH 

First appeared May 6, 2015

Calling small businesses job creators that can help boost the economy, U.S. Rep. Alma Adams marked National Small Business Week on Wednesday by hosting a symposium and meeting with owners of a local Charlotte company.

Jul 24, 2015 In The News

By FRAN DANIEL First Appeared May 8, 2015

Bipartisan support is building in Congress for elimination of the 2.3 percent medical device tax in the Affordable Care Act – a tax that affects Cook Group Inc., a device manufacturer with a plant in Winston-Salem.

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