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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Aug 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement on the passing of civil rights leader Julian Bond:

Aug 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today announced $100 million in federal funding for the Blue Line Extension Project in Charlotte. The grant was allocated through the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and is continued funding for the construction of the 9.4 mile LYNX Blue Line Extension project.

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Aug 16, 2015 Press Release
From August 18th through September 2nd, Congresswoman Adams to Host Events, Meetings and Listening Sessions throughout North Carolina’s 12th District

Washington, DC – After returning from an educational working trip to Israel and while Congress is out of session, from August 18th – September 2nd Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) will travel throughout North Carolina’s 12th District to host a series of events, meetings and community listening sessions. Congresswoman Adams’ District schedule is below:

 

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Aug 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today announced that she is currently traveling with House Democrats in Israel for an educational working trip. Congresswoman Adams and 21 other Democratic members, including House leadership, are in Israel to learn more about the country and key issues impacting the U.S. and Israel relationship.

Jul 31, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – On the 50th anniversary of Medicaid and Medicare, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today sent a letter urging North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory to expand Medicaid in North Carolina.

Jul 28, 2015 Press Release
Funding Will Be Used To Support Housing Initiatives throughout Greensboro

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today announced $3,574,061 in federal funding for Greensboro, North Carolina. The funding was allocated through four U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant programs and will be used to support housing initiatives to help those in need.

Jul 27, 2015 Press Release
Three National Science Foundation Grants Awarded to UNCC

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today announced three federal grants totaling $1,798,241 for the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC).

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Jul 24, 2015 Press Release
Just This Year Alone, SBA’s 7(A) Program Supported More Than $38 Million in Small Business Loans For 69 Small Businesses in North Carolina’s 12th District

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) a member of the House Small Business Committee and Ranking member of the Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations today announced her co-sponsorship of H.R. 3132, emergency legislation that would raise the lending cap for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 7(a) program.

Jul 22, 2015 Press Release
Amendment Adds Protections To Coal Ash Bill To Keep Families Informed About Coal Ash Pollutants; Enhances Access To Safe Drinking Water

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today introduced an amendment to H.R. 1734, the Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015. The amendment to H.R. 1734 is up for a vote today on the House floor. 

Jul 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – According to the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 290,000 Americans are victims of rape and sexual assault each year, and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 consistently experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence. Three Members of Congress say that the solution starts with teaching safe relationships.

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