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Sep 28, 2020 Press Release
CHARLOTTE Congresswoman Alma Adams will host a 12th Congressional District Military Service Academy Day on Saturday, October 10th at 10:00 AM.
 
Sep 23, 2020 Press Release

Adams Statement on the Grand Jury Indictment in Kentucky

CHARLOTTE – Tonight, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the grand jury indictment in Louisville, Kentucky today:

Sep 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - This week, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) introduced legislation to ensure that all Americans have equal access to apprenticeship programs that align with today’s workforce needs. This bill is part of the broader National Apprenticeship Act (NAA) of 2020.

Sep 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, in run-up to this week’s Third Annual, and first virtual, Diversity in Tech Summit, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced two new companies joining the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Partnership Challenge. 

Sep 18, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Tonight, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12)released the following statement on the passing of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

Sep 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-founder and co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, as well as chair of the House Education & Labor Committee Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, delivered remarks from the House floor in support of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act.

Sep 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) gavea speech from the House floor honoring Charlotte leader Sarah Stevenson, the first Black woman to serve on the Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board as well as the founder of the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum.

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Sep 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), introduced a resolution, H. Res.

Aug 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced a resolution "expressing the sense of Congress that August 30, 2020, be observed as the 130th anniversary of the 1890 Institutions." Today, the 1890 Universities Foundation, with the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU), hosted a webinar to celebrate the anniversary and acknowledge

Aug 31, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced three new companies joining the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Partnership Challenge. 

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Feb 7, 2018 In The News

The House of Representatives approved legislation today to reform how Congress handles reports of sexual harassmen

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus made a silent but strong statement during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address on Tuesday, wearing African kente cloth to protest disparaging remarks the president made about African nati

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

Teacher shortages are common across the United States. However, there are several high-need areas where this shortage is most profound.

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus and the ranking Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on the Judiciary want to censure President Trump for his remarks denigrating Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries. “We were deeply disturbed and offended by President Trump’s remarks regarding Haiti and African countries,” U.S. Rep.

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

The ruling came late Tuesday from a panel of three federal judges: North Carolina’s congressional district maps were found, yet again, to be unconstitutional.

District maps were redrawn in 2011 after the release of 2010 census data.

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

With the mission of expanding opportunities for established business owners and entrepreneurial aspirants, Black Enterprise came to Charlotte to kick off the Entrepreneurs Summit, which will be held June 6-9, 2018, at the city’s convention center.  A mix of media outlets as well as scores of entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, and government officials, including Mayor Vi Lyles, assembled at

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

Farm and nutrition groups were slow to react to the farm bill and legislative principles Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue released.

Jan 10, 2018 In The News

Despite the fact that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) provide sound educational opportunities to promising students, smaller endowments, lower levels of federal investment, and fewer alumni giving have created a funding deficit across many of these institutions.

Jan 10, 2018 In The News

North Carolina’s 13 congressional districts are headed for redrawing.

Jan 10, 2018 In The News

U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), David Perdue (R-GA), and Tim Kaine (D-VA) introduced the HBCU Capital Financing Improvement Act (S.2268)a bill which will help improve the financial health of some of our country’s most critical higher education institutions.

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