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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Oct 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 36 the so-called “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act”.

Oct 2, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement after a horrific shooting near the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas that claimed at least 50 innocent lives and injured more than 400.

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement ahead of President Trump’s announcement of his tax reform plan.

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Carolina Panther’s owner Jerry Richardson responded to President Trump’s comments about NFL protests this weekend.

Sep 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—During National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus announces the addition of eight Senate members, bringing the total membership of the bipartisan and bicameral Caucus to 62 members.

Sep 18, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, released the following statement after the White House announced Johnathan Holifield will serve as the Executive Director of their HBCU Initiative.

Sep 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announces $1,700,530 in federal funding for the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined her Democratic colleagues to vote in favor of H.R. 601 the Hurricane Supplemental, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations, and Flood Insurance Package which passed the House in a vote of 316-90.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the Trump administration announced their plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration program:

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after reports that North Korea tested its most powerful nuclear weapon yet:

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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Ronald Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, said he’s seen just what he expected to see so far from President Donald Trump’s initiative on historically black colleges and universities – nothing.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

ST. BONAVENTURE — Thirteen days before its first official practice, the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team added another pinch of anticipation to the coming season.

It had nothing to do with the schedule, however. Or preseason accolades. Or attention from the national media.

The cause for the latest jolt was merely … a number change.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Congresswoman Alma Adams, Congressman Bobby Scott and Members of the Congressional Black Caucus to deliver remarks ahead of a roundtable with Historically Black Colleges And Universities (HBCU) Presidents and Chancellors to discuss House Democrats’ HBCU legislative priorities.  Below are the Leader’s remarks:

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as the administration faces criticism from those institutions of promises unkept.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

 

President Trump's pick to lead the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities fits the mold of many of the administration's key appointments.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

 - Johnathan Holifield, a consulting firm co-founder and former National Football League player, was named Monday to lead the Trump administration’s initiative on historically black colleges and universities.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — The White House announced Monday that former Cincinnati Bengals running back and tech entrepreneur Johnathan Holifield will lead its initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, a move that garnered praise from some who had expressed concern over the Trump administration's commitment to those schools.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Rep. Alma Adams said it’s merely a coincidence that she’s revving up her activity on historically black colleges and universities next week at the same time President Donald Trump is scaling back his.

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