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Dec 3, 2020 Press Release
Queen City Nerve: "If there's an issue in which ordinary citizens' rights, well-being and safety are at stake, chances are Adams has been there to take a stand."

CHARLOTTE – Yesterday, Queen City Nerve released its "Best in the Nest 2020" list, naming Congresswomen Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) as the critics' choice for "Best Politician."

Dec 2, 2020 Press Release
"we cannot afford to ignore the danger posed by antiquated body-gripping traps."

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswomen Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) and Nita M. Lowey (NY-17) introduced the Public Safety and Wildlife Protection Act.

Dec 1, 2020 Press Release
Adams will host a Holiday Resource Fair and participate in a "Transit is the Future" event hosted by Sustain Charlotte

CHARLOTTE – While continuing to work for Charlotte and Mecklenburg County in Washington, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will participate in a “Transit is the Future” forum tomorrow, Wednesday December 2. Her office will then host a “Holiday Resource Fair” on Thursday December 3.

Nov 30, 2020 Press Release
Adams advances legislative priorities as the 116th Congress comes to a close

CHARLOTTE – While continuing to work for Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) gained significant support for her legislative agenda in November. 

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Nov 23, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Alma Adams originally introduced the Closing the Meal Gap Act in 2017 before introducing it again in 2019. The Closing the Meal Gap Act has been endorsed by Feeding America and the Food Research and Action Center and currently has 139 cosponsors in Congress.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This Thanksgiving season, 16 Members of Congress joined Congresswoman Alma Adams as well as U.S. Senators Kamala D.

Nov 20, 2020 Press Release
This week, Reps. Pingree, Fudge, Schrier, Langevin, Khanna, Blumenauer, Gabbard, San Nicolas, and Kaptur have signed on as co-sponsors of this critical legislation.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In August of 2o2o, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Vice Chair of the House’s Committee on Agriculture, introduced the Local and Regional Farmer and Market Support Act (Local Farmer Act) to help save the farmers, farms, and families hardest hit by COVID-19.

Nov 20, 2020 Press Release
New cosponsors join Adams’ bill to address the Black maternal health crisis

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-founder and co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, is urging passage of her bill, the Kira Johnson Act, before Congress goes home for the year. H.R.

Nov 19, 2020 Press Release
The National Apprenticeship Reauthorization Act of 2020 includes Adams' amendment, the Apprenticeship Access for All Act of 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) addressed the United States House of Representatives in support of the National Apprenticeship Reauthorization Act of 2020. Adams is a cosponsor of the bill, which includes her amendment, the Apprenticeship Access for All Act of 2020.

Nov 17, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Adams' speech on the House floor addressed the maternal health crisis for communities of color during COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), the co-founder and co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, addressed the crisis posed by COVID-19 for pregnant women and communities of color on the floor of the United States House of Representatives.

Nov 10, 2020 Press Release


Reps. Adams and Clay Lead Effort to Protect Renters, Urge CDC to Extend Duration of Agency Order on Evictions