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Jun 2, 2020 Press Release
“Deploying the military on American soil will needlessly escalate conflicts across our country, and it is an idea that betrays President Trump’s moral and political cowardice."
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on President Trump's threat to invoke the Insurrection Act and deploy the armed forces on American soil:
 
May 30, 2020 Press Release
"In this moment, we must be the spark that ignites justice, but we cannot light a fire so hot that it consumes us as well," says Adams
Charlotte – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released a video statement on the declaration of a State of Emergency in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.
 
May 28, 2020 Press Release
"They just don't seem to care," says Adams

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D.

May 28, 2020 Press Release
"Never forget that our country’s greatness is a muscle; to flex it in the future we must exercise it now to help those who are in need."
Washington – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement on the 100,000th death from the COVID-19 novel coronavirus:
 
May 28, 2020 Press Release
"Today, we will explore and hopefully answer why there has been the lack of political will in the face of this public health disaster. And we will learn why no one seems to care enough to even track the number of workers who are getting sick and dying."
Washington – Right now, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) is chairing a meeting of the House Education & Labor Committee's Subcommittee on Workforce Protections on "Examining the Federal Government’s Actions to Protect Workers from COVID-19."
 
May 27, 2020 Press Release
"Adams has positioned herself as a national leader on key issues, and as someone who can get the job done in Washington."

Charlotte – Today is Congresswoman Alma Adams' 74th Birthday, and an occasion to celebrate a landmark year in her public service career. In addition to continuing her leadership role in Congress on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Adams has taken on a new role as the co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus.

May 22, 2020 Press Release
"The men and women working to protect us shouldn't spend Memorial Day worrying about their benefits"
Charlotte – This week, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D.
May 21, 2020 Press Release

I am heartbroken by the loss of my dear friend Andrea Harris. 

Issues:
May 19, 2020 Press Release
"without the necessary oversight and accountability, we fear the program will not live up to its original intent and will leave thousands of small businesses without the support they so desperately need."

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) announced her letter calling for Congressional oversight of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Due to COVID-19, millions of America’s small businesses were required to halt operations and lay off employees.

May 19, 2020 Press Release
Bill Passed by House Last Week Protects Paychecks of Health Care Workers Police, Firefighters, Teachers, Other Frontline Workers at Risk of Losing their Jobs

CHARLOTTE – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), as well as Representatives Terri Sewell (AL-07), David Price (NC-04), G.K. Butterfield (NC-01), and Cedric Richmond (LA-02) will host a press call for local, regional, and national reporters Today, Tuesday May 19 at 3:30 PM ET.

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