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Nov 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congresswomen Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) andLauren Underwood (IL-14), the co-founders and co-chairs of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, urge the Department of Labor (DOL) to promote the nursing protections outlined in section 7(r) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) for women in the workplace during COVID-19. 

Nov 2, 2020 Press Release
"These delivery delays amount to nothing less than ... voter suppression"

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) responded to breaking news about ballot delays in North Carolina 

Oct 31, 2020 Press Release
Highlights include fighting for Charlotte workers, a plan to reform the Postal Service, and the second annual HBCU Day

CHARLOTTE – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) had a busy October representing Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Here are the highlights:


Oct 29, 2020 Press Release
"It is essential that Congress urgently advance postal reform legislation"

Cambridge, MA – Today, the Harvard Law School Journal on Legislation published a scholarly article by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12). The article details steps Congress can take to reform and improve the US Postal Service in the 117th Congress.

Oct 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and Representatives David Price (NC-04) and G. K.

Oct 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chair Alma Adams (NC-12) and Education and Labor Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee Chair Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) led their colleagues in calling on the Department of Labor (DOL) to withdraw a harmful proposed rule to narrow its interpretation of employee stat

Oct 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement on the appointment of Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court.

Oct 24, 2020 Press Release
She leads the effort with Rep. Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and Over 20 Members of the U.S. House and Senate

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), along with Congressman Anthony G.

Oct 19, 2020 Press Release

ZOOM – This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a virtual "HBCU Day" event at 12 Noon on Saturday, Oct. 24. The event will celebrate Historically Black Colleges and Universities, is open to the public, and is open press.

Oct 16, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Adams to host "Voting in 2020" and "HBCU Day" events

CHARLOTTE – Next week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a "Voting in 2020" virtual event at 6 PM on Wednesday, Oct. 21, as well as a "HBCU Day" virtual event at 12 Noon on Saturday, Oct. 24. Both events are open to the public and open press.