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Aug 5, 2021 Press Release
Call Includes Question & Answer Session with Housing Resource Providers


Aug 4, 2021 Press Release
The Emergency Child and Adult Nutrition Assistance Act of 2021 will extend COVID-19 relief for both the Child and Adult Care Food Program and the school food authorities through the end of the 2021 school year to help cover their operational costs.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswomen Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) and Congressman David Trone (MD-06), as well as Congresswoman Marie Newman (IL-03), announced the introduction of the Emergency Child and Adult Nutrition Assistance Act of 2021. This legislation combines and extends both Rep.

Aug 3, 2021 Press Release
"Our housing-insecure families need more time, and I am glad the Biden Administration heard their call"

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the extension of the CDC Eviction Moratorium:

Aug 3, 2021 Press Release
Resolution recognizes the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to men and to Black women.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA) introduced resolutions marking Black Women’s Equal Pay Day in the House of Representatives and the United States Senate, respectively.

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.