Adams Is an Original Cosponsor of Rep. Jackson Lee's Bill
Washington, D.C. - Today, on the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) as an original cosponsor of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, which would make Juneteenth a federal holiday.
Congresswoman Adams Calls on District 12 Students to Participate in 7th Annual Congressional App Challenge
Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) is searching for the next student app developer in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.
"It is crucial that we immediately extend P-EBT Benefits to help families that are struggling to put food on their tables during this pandemic."
Washington, D.C. - This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) led a letter calling on the leaders of the United States Senate to extend Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits for school children. Adams is joined on the letter by Representatives G. K.
Video highlights the Charleston Nine, Cynthia Graham Hurd
CHARLOTTE - Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced a video commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Charleston shooting and celebrating the lives of the Charleston Nine this morning.
Common-sense proposal would set a federal standard regarding the use of chemical agents, holding all police departments accountable for indiscriminate use against American citizens.
"I stand with you and I promise to continue to fight for the rights of the LGBTQ community"
CHARLOTTE - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released a video celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month, which is celebrated nationwide during the month of June.
"the first-ever bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement and build trust between law enforcement and our communities."
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined over 100 Members of Congress as a cosponsor of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. The bill is led by Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass, Senator Cory A. Booker, Senator Kamala D. Harris Chair, and House Judiciary Chair Jerrold Nadler.
"Black people are still being lynched in broad daylight,” said Congresswoman Adams
CHARLOTTE – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), writing in an op-ed exclusive to the Charlotte Observer and McClatchy, called for immediate, substantial reforms to police departments across the country:
“The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department, as well as police departments across the country, should immediately and permanently end the use of tear gas. Weapons that are illegal in war should never be used on American soil, especially against our own people."
CHARLOTTE – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to recent incidents involving tear gas in Charlotte, Washington, D.C., and across the country: