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Feb 2, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Adams Spoke on the House Floor In Opposition to the Veto Override

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S.  Adams (NC-12) today voted against legislation to override the President’s veto of H.R. 3762. This legislation would undermine critical components of the Affordable Care Act and would defund Planned Parenthood.

Feb 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement on the 56th anniversary of the Greensboro Four sit-ins:

Jan 27, 2016 Press Release
Adams Headed Letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) called on House leadership to make the summer meals program a priority in the forthcoming child nutrition reauthorization. The summer meals program has not been updated since 1975.

Jan 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) is joining Congressmen Robert Pittenger (NC-09) and Patrick McHenry (NC-10) in a friendly wager on the Carolina Panthers-Seattle Seahawks NFL playoff game with Congressman Jim McDermott (WA-07), whose district includes Seattle.

Jan 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), cosponsored the recently introduced H. Res. 585, legislation to encourage and promote a cooperative effort among states along the Interstate 73 corridor that would be beneficial to its development. The resolution is sponsored by Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia).

Jan 5, 2016 Press Release
Calls on Congress to Take Additional Action

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today applauded President Obama’s announcement to take executive action to prevent gun violence in America.  Studies show that every day when background checks are used, more than 170 felons, 50 domestic abusers, and nearly 20 fugitives are prevented from buying a gun.

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release
Congresswoman Sent Letter to Appropriations Committee in December

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement after House passage of the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill which funds the government until September 30, 2016:

Dec 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams’ (NC-12) legislation to name a Winston-Salem post office after Dr. Maya Angelou, passed out of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee by unanimous consent. The legislation, H.R.

Dec 4, 2015 Press Release
On Wednesday, Congresswoman Adams Spoke On the House Floor in Support of the Bill