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Jul 9, 2020 Press Release
Without action, SCOTUS decision clears way for Trump Admin rule to take effect

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an immediate response to the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Trump administration’s controversial rule that allows employers to refuse to cover their employees’ birth control under their company health insurance plan, Congresswoman Alma Adams joined a group of federal lawmakers in cosponsoring new legislation to repeal the rules bef

Jul 6, 2020 Press Release
Report details actions taken by Adams' office to combat the Coronavirus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The office of Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) has spent the first half of 2020 fighting in Congress and in Charlotte for the best possible response to the economic and health crises caused by COVID-19.

Since the beginning of the crisis, Rep. Adams' and her office has: 

Jul 6, 2020 Press Release
Bill is accompanied by a letter urging Congressional leadership to help HBCUs survive the economic fallout from COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced H.R. 7380, the HBCU Capital Finance Debt Relief Act, to cancel the obligation of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to repay capital financing loans that place a crushing burden on these institutions during COVID-19. In addition to the bill, Rep.

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
Sweeping Bill Invests More Than $1.5 Trillion to Create Jobs Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure, includes Adams’ Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) voted to pass H.R.

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Adams’ amendments increase resources for HBCUs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two of Congresswoman Alma Adams' (NC-12) amendments will be included in H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, an omnibus infrastructure bill being considered by the House of Representatives this week. Both amendments concern equitable resources for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Jun 30, 2020 Press Release
USDA Farm to School grant will encourage healthy choices in CMS schools
CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) celebrated a $100,000 grant awarded by the USDA's Farm to School program to Out Teach. Out Teach (
Jun 29, 2020 Press Release
Bill reflects Rep. Adams’ Maternal Health Advocacy: "Black Lives Matter in Healthcare"

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) took bold action to build on the Affordable Care Act to lower health costs and prescription drug prices for all Americans by joining House Democrats to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act. Today’s vote comes days after the Trump Administration filed a brief asking the Supreme

Jun 28, 2020 Press Release
Reception highlights talented local high school artists; winner "Working Man" pictured

Charlotte - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) hosted a reception honoring the winners of the Congressional Art Competition in North Carolina's 12th Congressional District.

Jun 26, 2020 Press Release
Bill Aims to Block DeVos Rule That Denies Relief to Students Defrauded by Predatory Colleges

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) delivered a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of overriding President Trump's veto of H.J.Res. 76, Blocking DeVos Rule That Denies Relief to Students Defrauded by Predatory Colleges.

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release
"Imagine what God will say to us on Judgment Day if we fail to act."

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) delivered a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

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