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Apr 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), Congressman David Price (NC-04), and Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today sent a letter to Governor Pat McCrory and Republican leaders of the North Carolina General Assembly, calling for the immediate repeal of H.B. 2.

Apr 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Treasury announced Harriet Tubman will be featured on the $20 dollar bill and other U.S. currency will feature depictions of civil rights leaders and women’s suffrage movement leaders:

Apr 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), a member of the House Small Business Committee and Ranking Member of the Small Business Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations today announced legislation she introduced, H.R.4788, the SCORE for Small Business Act recently passed out of the House Small Business Committee.

Apr 5, 2016 Press Release

Charlotte, NC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement after PayPal announced they will not build a global operation center in Charlotte:

Apr 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) has called on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to release three young men who are being held by the department for the duration of their ongoing legal proceedings.

Mar 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today announced the introduction of H.R.4857, the HBCU Innovation Fund Act. The legislation would create the HBCU Innovation Fund, which would be authorized in the Higher Education Act.

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Mar 28, 2016 Press Release

Charlotte, NC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement after New York City Mayor Bill deBlasio issued a non-essential travel ban for city workers to North Carolina:

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Mar 23, 2016 Press Release

Charlotte, NC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement: 

“I am disappointed and ashamed by the actions of the state legislature. Today’s special session was a power grab by State Republicans to legalize discrimination, wasting taxpayers’ hard-earned dollars.

Mar 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the terrorist attacks in Brussels this morning:

Mar 16, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Adams Offered an Amendment to Protect Our Air & Water from Republican Legislation to Undermine Clean Air Act

Congresswoman Adams: “It took a disastrous spill of coal ash into the Dan River to make it clear that we were not doing a good enough job to protect our communities and waterways. Look at the children and families in Flint who will never be same because we failed to protect their basic human right of access to clean water.”

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