“How many more lives have to be lost before we demand a change? It’s outrageous that Congress just voted to pass a gun bill that tramples state’s rights and endangers our communities, all to appease the NRA. We need gun control now. ”
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) and Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), co-chairs of the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, sent a letter extending an invitation to Johnathan Holifield, the newly appointed Executive Director of the White House HBCU Initiative, to meet with the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus on Capitol Hill.
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after H.Res. 630– Requiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress, and for other purposes passed under suspension of the rules. Rep.
Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the Senate passed their version of the tax bill.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 1, the so-called “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) announced the Protecting Education & Pathways to Opportunity Tax Package. The package includes eight amendments to the Republican tax plan, H.R. 1 the so-called “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady outlining North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District’s tax priorities ahead of the vote on H.R. 1, the so-called “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on her decision to vote “No” on the Republican reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Community Health Centers (CHC):
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after House Republican leadership announced the so-called “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the first day of open enrollment for the 2018 Affordable Care Act marketplaces, which runs from November 1 through December 15 for 42 states including North Carolina, with 8 states and D.C. having longer enrollment periods.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hundreds of Charlotteans, along with many local leaders, celebrated America’s birthday Tuesday morning in east Charlotte during the 49th annual Hickory Grove parade.
Capitol Hill seems a swamp where partisan throat-grabbing is routine. But peek behind the angry speeches and taunts, and there’s a quiet effort afoot to promote bipartisanship among ambitious up-and-coming interns.
Twenty-year-old political science majors Dariana Reid, a rising senior at Johnson C. Smith University, and Nasya Blackwell, a rising junior at North Carolina A&T State University, are interning in both a Democratic and a Republican office on the Hill this summer.
If the Senate health care plan becomes law, no state’s residents would fare worse than North Carolina, according to a new study on the proposed bill.
As it turns out, scripture has a lot more to say about money than it does about sex, though based on our sex-fixated society, who knew? In fact, scripture covers nearly every angle about money: how to make money, save money, spend money, and most importantly, lend money.
As of June 14, beyond the U.S. military, the nation has celebrated two new American heroes who not only reminded us of what true bravery is in the face of certain danger, but also of the constant threats our elected officials face in what many agree is a very divisive, corrosive atmosphere.
The Congressional Black Caucus isn’t interested in meeting President Trump for “a social gathering.”
CONCORD- A graduate of Cox Mill has been nominated by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) to the 12th District Military Service Academy.
Scott A. Long has accepted his appointment to a military service academy and will be attending the U.S. Naval Academy for the fall of 2017.
US Capitol police special agent David Bailey (L) posing with NC Congressman G. K. Butterfield at the Congressional Charity Baseball Game last week. Bailey threw out the first pitch. He was credited with confronting a gunman during the GOP baseball practice June 14th.
BY CASH MICHAELS OF THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL
WASHINGTON -- The country's attention was fixated on the nation's capitol Thursday night -- and it wasn't for bills or bureaucracy, but for baseball.
A tragic 10-minute exchange of gunfire during an assassination attempt at the Republican practice session ahead of the Congressional Baseball Game was on the mind of every American in attendance.