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Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
Sweeping Bill Invests More Than $1.5 Trillion to Create Jobs Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure, includes Adams’ Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) voted to pass H.R.

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Adams’ amendments increase resources for HBCUs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two of Congresswoman Alma Adams' (NC-12) amendments will be included in H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, an omnibus infrastructure bill being considered by the House of Representatives this week. Both amendments concern equitable resources for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Jun 30, 2020 Press Release
USDA Farm to School grant will encourage healthy choices in CMS schools
CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) celebrated a $100,000 grant awarded by the USDA's Farm to School program to Out Teach. Out Teach (
Jun 29, 2020 Press Release
Bill reflects Rep. Adams’ Maternal Health Advocacy: "Black Lives Matter in Healthcare"

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) took bold action to build on the Affordable Care Act to lower health costs and prescription drug prices for all Americans by joining House Democrats to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act. Today’s vote comes days after the Trump Administration filed a brief asking the Supreme

Jun 28, 2020 Press Release
Reception highlights talented local high school artists; winner "Working Man" pictured

Charlotte - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) hosted a reception honoring the winners of the Congressional Art Competition in North Carolina's 12th Congressional District.

Jun 26, 2020 Press Release
Bill Aims to Block DeVos Rule That Denies Relief to Students Defrauded by Predatory Colleges

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) delivered a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of overriding President Trump's veto of H.J.Res. 76, Blocking DeVos Rule That Denies Relief to Students Defrauded by Predatory Colleges.

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release
"Imagine what God will say to us on Judgment Day if we fail to act."

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) delivered a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

Jun 19, 2020 Press Release
Adams Is an Original Cosponsor of Rep. Jackson Lee's Bill

Washington, D.C. - Today, on the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) as an original cosponsor of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, which would make Juneteenth a federal holiday. 

Jun 18, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Adams Calls on District 12 Students to Participate in 7th Annual Congressional App Challenge

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) is searching for the next student app developer in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.

Jun 17, 2020 Press Release
"It is crucial that we immediately extend P-EBT Benefits to help families that are struggling to put food on their tables during this pandemic."

Washington, D.C. - This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) led a letter calling on the leaders of the United States Senate to extend Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits for school children. Adams is joined on the letter by Representatives G. K.

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