Washington, D.C. – On the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) joins the Congressional Safe Climate Caucus. The purpose of the caucus is to increase awareness of the risks of climate change and to work to preserve and protect the environment.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, a member of the House Committee on Agriculture and the Subcommittee on Nutrition today released the following statement after a report released by the Food Research and Action Center listed High Point and Greensboro as first in the nation for food insecurity:
Greensboro, N.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams, a member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee and Subcommittee on Higher Education today met with presidents as well as representatives from four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District for a candid and open conversation about HBCUs.
Women in North Carolina Earn Only 82 Cents for Every Dollar Earned by Men
Washington, D.C. – On Equal Pay Day, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), a member of the Joint Economic Committee today called for passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation she cosponsored that would help close the gaps in pay for women and men working the same jobs.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) a member of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) and the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) today joined the CBC and JEC in announcing a new report on the economic challenges in African American communities.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), a member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce released the following statement today on the 50th anniversary of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA):
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, a former professor and member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee today announced the introduction of a resolution she sponsored to commemorate Women’s History Month by honoring the contributions women have made to education. H. Res.
Washington, D.C. – Representatives Alma S. Adams (NC-12), G. K. Butterfield (NC-1) and David Price (NC-4) today sent a letter urging North Carolina’s two U.S. Senators to support Loretta Lynch, who is a North Carolina native, in her nomination for Attorney General. Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis previously announced their opposition to Lynch’s nomination.
Washington, D.C.– Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) in reintroducing the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would help close the wage gap between women and men working the same jobs. On average, women make just 78 cents for every dollar made by a man.
Watch Congresswoman Adams Speak on the House Floor in Opposition to the Republican Budget Here