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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Jul 22, 2015 Press Release
Congresswoman Adams Introduced an Amendment to H.R. 1734 that Would Keep Families Informed About Coal Ash Pollutants; Enhance Access to Safe Drinking Water

Washington, DC – The U.S. House today passed H.R. 1734, Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015. Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) introduced an amendment to H.R. 1734 that would have required regular water-well testing as well as the creation of a public website containing up-to-date water quality information.

Jul 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement on the passing of Dr. George Cooper, the Executive Director for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs):

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Jul 17, 2015 Press Release
New Legislation Ensures Healthcare Coverage for All Women; Lifts Abortion Restrictions

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) joined Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and more than 50 Members of Congress, in co-sponsoring the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act.

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Jul 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), a member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee and Subcommittee on Higher Education today announced more than $1.6 million in federal funding for six colleges and universities in North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District. The funding was allocated through the U.S.

Jul 15, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement after voting for H.R. 3038, a short-term extension of highway transportation funding:

Jul 15, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today introduced North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T) Chancellor Dr. Harold L. Martin Sr. at a House Agriculture Committee Hearing entitled, “Recognizing the continuing contributions of the 1890s Land-Grant Universities on the 125th Anniversary of the passage of the Second Morrill Act.”

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Jul 8, 2015 Press Release
Congresswoman Adams Spoke on the House Floor In Opposition To H.R. 5

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), a member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, today voted against H.R. 5, the Student Success Act. This Republican legislation strips education funding and weakens protections for the most underserved students. The legislation passed the House of Representatives today on a party line vote of 218 to 213.

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Jul 1, 2015 Press Release

GREENSBORO, NC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) and Congressman Mark Walker (NC-06) toured the FedEx Ground hub in Kernersville, North Carolina yesterday. The joint visit included a tour of their recently expanded facilities and a meeting with FedEx employees.

Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold same-sex marriage as a constitutional right:

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