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Jul 30, 2021 Press Release
Legislation includes funding for priorities to reduce maternal mortality, morbidity, and disparities through investments in key federal programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswomen Alma Adams (NC-12) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14), the co-founders and co-chairs of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, released the following statements after multiple priorities of the Caucus passed the House of Representatives as part of the Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Service

Jul 29, 2021 Press Release
The bill provides a clean extension of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) eviction moratorium until December 31, 2021.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced she is an original cosponsor of the Protecting Renters from Evictions Act of 2021.

Jul 27, 2021 Press Release
Today’s meeting of the Bipartisan January 6th Select Committee gave voice to the heroes who defended the United States Capitol from a violent, deadly attack earlier this year

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the first meeting of the Bipartisan January 6th Select Committee:

Jul 27, 2021 Press Release
Adams is an original cosponsor of H.R. 4, the John Lewis Voting Rights Act.

Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) delivered a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives during a Congressional Black Caucus special order hour on voting rights. 

Jul 26, 2021 Press Release
32 Universities Across 28 States, including the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Will Conduct Industrial Assessments to Help Local Manufacturers Reduce Carbon Footprint, Lower Costs, and Train Energy Workforce of Tomorrow

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $60 million in funding for its largest-ever cohort of university-based Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs), which assist small- and medium-sized manufacturers in reducing their carbon emissions and lowering energy costs, while training the next generation of energy-efficiency workers.

Jul 23, 2021 Press Release
Adams was a professor for four decades at Bennett College

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), the founder and co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus, as well as a professor for four decades at Bennett College, released a statement applauding the accreditation of Bennett College.

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Jul 23, 2021 Press Release
Episode 2 features a conversation with current HBCU Students from Fisk, Tuskegee, Morgan State, and Prairie View A&M.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus published this week's episode of their weekly podcast, The HBCU Caucus Podcast.” Episodes of the podcast are 
Jul 22, 2021 Press Release
" Passing the ALLIES Act is an urgent, responsible step to help our loyal partners and their families escape violence."

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

Jul 21, 2021 Press Release
Nationwide, up to 40 million tenants may be facing eviction or experiencing housing insecurity due to the combination of the affordable housing crisis and the economic repercussions of the pandemic

Charlotte – Yesterday Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) sent a letter to Chief District Court Judge Elizabeth Trosch, Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden, and Mecklenburg County Clerk of Superior Court Elisa Chinn Gary asking for them to “do everything within [their] powers to effectively extend the eviction morat

Jul 20, 2021 Press Release
Adams’ letter requests equitable funding for the town in the final American Rescue Plan Act budget

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and Senator Natasha Marcus (NC-SD-41) sent a letter to the leadership of the North Carolina General Assembly asking for their support for the Town of Huntersville in the state budget.

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