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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina


Press Releases

Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington DC- Today, Rep Adams (NC-12) will be honored by Governor Cooper and First Lady Kristin Cooper for her advocacy for the arts. The honor will be in celebration of Black History Month as the Governor and First Lady will be celebrating African American musicians and artists from North Carolina.


Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, in honor of Black History Month, Representatives Alma S. Adams and A.

Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC [02/13/19] – Today Alma S. Adams (D-NC), Chair of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections and Congresswomen Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Chair of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services, held a joint Education and Labor Committee hearing on the Paycheck Fairness Act.

Feb 6, 2019 Press Release

"The raids occurring in our District today appear to be related to a worksite action.  In the past year, the Trump Administration has conducted an increased number of these raids and that is an issue of deep concern,” said Congresswoman Adams.

Jan 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington DC - Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Chairwoman of the Workforce Protections Subcommittee, issued the below statement announcing the reintroduction of the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R.

Jan 29, 2019 Press Release

​Washington D.C.-  “I came to Congress to raise the wage, push for equal opportunity and to ensure that North Carolina’s families have the resources they need to thrive.  That is why I made it my mission to serve on key committees ” said Congresswoman Adams.  I worked hard to be appointed to the exclusive Committee on Financial Services, a major achievement for our Distr

Jan 19, 2019 Press Release

Charlotte NC- “Today's announcement was an embarrassment.  President Trump and Senator McConnell must stop the antics and re-open the government now.