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Oct 21, 2021 Press Release
“We can’t build back better from the COVID-19 pandemic without sustainable and equitable investments in the future of agriculture"

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Vice Chair of the House Agriculture Committee, and Rep.

Oct 18, 2021 Press Release
"The Tar Heel State delegation has big shoes to fill."

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. released the following statement celebrating the career of North Carolina’s longest-serving Member of Congress, Rep. David Price (NC-04).

Oct 15, 2021 Press Release
"we cannot afford to ignore the danger posed by antiquated body-gripping traps."

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during National Wildlife Refuge Week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced the Public Safety and Wildlife Protection Act. The Public Safety and Wildlife Protection Act would prohibit interstate shipment of steel-jaw leghold and Conibear traps.

Oct 12, 2021 Press Release
High school students interested in attending a US military service academy should act immediately to be considered for this year’s nominations; application deadline is October 25

CHARLOTTE Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) is reminding Charlotte and Mecklenburg County high school students that the deadline to apply to be one of her nominees to the United States’ military service academies is Monday, October 25.

Oct 8, 2021 Press Release
80 Companies have taken the HBCU Caucus Partnership Challenge

Washington, D.C.– Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC-12), and Rep.

Oct 5, 2021 Press Release
Event was held Friday at the Park Expo and featured representatives from the City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, DreamKey Partners, StarMed, and Legal Aid of North Carolina

CHARLOTTE – Hundreds of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County residents were connected to critical help and financial assistance at the seven-hour Emergency Rental Assistance Application Pop-Up hosted by the Office of Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D.

Sep 29, 2021 Press Release
Event will run from 11 AM to 6 PM on Friday. Partners include the Park Expo, the City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, DreamKey Partners, StarMed, and Legal Aid of North Carolina

CHARLOTTE – The Office of Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D.

Sep 29, 2021 Press Release
If confirmed by the Senate, she will be the first Black woman to serve North Carolina in this role.

CHARLOTTE – Today,Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement celebrating President Joe Biden’s nomination of Dena King to serve as United States Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, which includes Charlotte and Mecklenburg County:

Sep 24, 2021 Press Release
"No person should be forced to carry a pregnancy to term during a global pandemic, or any other time.”

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) gave floor remarks in support of H.R. 3755, the Women’s Health Protection Act. Amid a dangerous assault on women’s basic health freedoms – from state houses across the country to the U.S. Supreme Court – this landmark legislation enshrines into law the vital protections of Roe v.

Sep 24, 2021 Press Release
Over 100 Members of Congress Cosponsor the IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act

WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC), Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), and Representative French Hill (R-AR) announced a significant milestone for the bipartisan IGNITE HBCU Excell

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