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May 26, 2021 Press Release
The bill has broad support from worker advocates, public health and civil rights groups, as well as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Alma Adams (D-NC) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), sponsors of H.R. 3110, the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act, today celebrated the bill’s passage out of the House Education and Labor Committee. The bill now heads to the House floor.

May 25, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Adams reflects on the year since Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the one year anniversary (May 25) of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN:

May 20, 2021 Press Release
The IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act is the most transformative legislation for HBCUs ever

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC)Rep. French Hill (R-AR), and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) announced the introduction of the Institutional Grants for New Infrastructure, Technology, and Education for HBCU Excellence Act (IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act).

May 17, 2021 Press Release
Families should file federal taxes by May 17 to be eligible for thousands of dollars from the Child Tax Credit

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) reminded all 12th District families to file federal taxes on time to be eligible for the historic support for tens of thousands of children and families. Adams voted for the American Rescue Plan Act in order to provide urgent relief for American families. Unde

May 14, 2021 Press Release
The first Black Maternal Health Mother’s Day will highlight the health crisis and the solutions

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May 13, 2021 Press Release
The Protecting Moms Who Served Act seeks to eliminate maternal mortality, morbidity, and disparities among veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Black Maternal Health Caucus Co-Founders and Co-Chairs Congresswomen Alma Adams (NC-12) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14) celebrated the passage of the first bill in the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act in the House of Representatives. The Protecting Moms Who Served Act (H.R.

May 12, 2021 Press Release
Members request policies to prevent similar attacks

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswomen Alma Adams (NC-12) & Deborah Ross (NC-02) led the North Carolina Democratic delegation to request a full investigation into the May 7th cyber-attack on Colonial Pipeline 

May 12, 2021 Press Release
By closing an unintended loophole, the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act provides protection and support to an additional 9 million working moms who have been forced to choose between breastfeeding and earning a paycheck.

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, co-chairs of the Black Maternal Health Caucus Alma Adams (D-NC) and Lauren Underwood (D-IL), Congresswoman Carolyn B.

May 11, 2021 Press Release
Biden-Harris Administration releases American Rescue Plan funding for Charlotte Mecklenburg institutions; At least half of the funding will be distributed to students as emergency financial aid

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced more than $123 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan.

May 11, 2021 Press Release
Families should file federal taxes on or before May 17 to be eligible for thousands of dollars from the Child Tax Credit

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) praised the expansion of the Child Tax Credit included in the American Rescue Plan Act and called on all 12th District families to file federal taxes on time to be eligible for the historic support for tens of thousands of children and families. Adams voted for the 

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