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Mar 31, 2021 Press Release
“A once-in-a-century crisis calls for once-in-a-century ideas, and President Biden's plan is that kind of big idea,” said Adams.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the release of President Biden's American Jobs Plan:
 
Mar 29, 2021 Press Release
Legislation Will Help Protect Safety and Health of Workers Exposed to Dangerous Heat Conditions in the Workplace

Mar 29, 2021 Press Release
Town Hall will be held virtually on Zoom at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, March 30

CHARLOTTE – On Tuesday, March 30 at 6:00 PM EDT, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a town hall event for constituents on the American Rescue Plan, the $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 relief package passed earlier this month. The public is invited to attend and submit questions ahead of time.

Mar 25, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) is honored to sponsor the Congressional Art Competition, which is open to Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school students who reside in and/or attend school in the 12th Congressional District. Students can enter the competition here; submissions are due by April 16.

Charlotte – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) is honored to sponsor the Congressional Art Competition, which is open to Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school students who reside in and/or attend school in the 12th Congressional District. Stud

Mar 25, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), sent a letter to Secretary Marty Walsh urging the Department of Labor to take strong action to restore overtime pay protections for millions of workers.

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), sent a letter to Secretary Marty Walsh urging the Department of Labor to take strong action to restore overtime pay protections for millions of workers. 

Mar 24, 2021 Press Release
As we mark Equal Pay Day on March 24, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) said that more needs to be done to close the wage gap that still exists between men and women – including passage of the critical Paycheck Fairness Act. Each year, Equal Pay Day symbolizes when, almost three months into the year, women’s wages finally catch up to what men were paid in the previous year.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As we mark Equal Pay Day on March 24, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) said that more needs to be done to close the wage gap that still exists between men and women – including passa

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release
“I was proud to vote for legislation that would enable us to quickly ratify the Equal Rights Amendment,” said Rep. Adams.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) voted to pass H.J.Res. 17, a joint resolution to remove an arbitrary time limit previously set by Congress for the states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), a proposed amendment to the Constitution that guarantees equal rights for women.

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release
“I heard from multiple representatives of independent living facilities and long-term care facilities that current plans for the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine don't do enough to reach the populations most vulnerable to the pandemic and that already face barriers to access,” said Adams in a statement.

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), joined by 19 of her colleagues, sent a letter to Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky urging the CDC to restart and expand an effective, on-site vaccination program for seniors vulnerable to contracting COVID-19.

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release
The Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA), a proposal to strengthen anti-discrimination protections for older workers.

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Mar 15, 2021 Press Release
Hundreds of HBCU and industry leaders participate in week of action on the Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Fourth Annual HBCU STEAM Day of Action saw engagement in both houses of Congress and across the political spectrum. The Bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus, co-chaired by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and Representative French Hill (AR-02), hosted HBCU STEAM Day.

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