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Mar 2, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) urged passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 1280) this week.

Mar 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the Fourth Annual HBCU STEAM Day of Action to be held virtually via Zoom throughout the week of March 8-12, 2021.

Feb 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Vice Chair of the House’s Committee on Agriculture, introduced the Justice for Black Farmers Act of 2021, a comprehensive bill to address the sordid history of discrimination in federal agricultural policy, in the United States House of Representatives.

Feb 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Early this morning, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) voted to pass H.R. 1319, The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Feb 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), reintroduced the Teacher Diversity and Retention Act, which will invest in and diversify the country’s teacher workforce.

Feb 25, 2021 Press Release

Charlotte – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) pushed for a minimum wage increase on the House floor.

Video of the speech is available here.

Feb 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) voted to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, to ensure that all LGBTQ Americans are granted the full protections guaranteed by federal civil rights law.

Feb 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement on the President Biden's nomination of Anton Hajjar, Amber McReynolds, and Ron Stroman to the United States Postal Service Board of Governors:

Feb 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections joined House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C.

Feb 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – RepsAlma S. Adams, Ph.D (NC-12)Peter DeFazio (OR-04), and Gerry Connolly (VA-11) were joined by 77 additional House Democrats in requesting that President Joe Biden fill the existing vacancies on the United States Postal Service’s Board of Governors as quickly as possible.


In The News

May 19, 2017 In The News

Have you—or anyone you know—skipped needed health care because of cost? Since this is true of one in three Americans, you probably answered yes. Do you think this is unfair?

Jul 24, 2015 In The News

By JONNELLE DAVIS First published April 25,2015

GREENSBORO — Moving into her own apartment was a good and bad experience for Melanie Noble.

The 24-year-old was part of a group that U.S. Rep. Alma Adams assembled Friday at her East Wendover Avenue office for a discussion about food insecurity in the Triad.

Jul 24, 2015 In The News


First appeared May 6, 2015

Calling small businesses job creators that can help boost the economy, U.S. Rep. Alma Adams marked National Small Business Week on Wednesday by hosting a symposium and meeting with owners of a local Charlotte company.

Jul 24, 2015 In The News

By FRAN DANIEL First Appeared May 8, 2015

Bipartisan support is building in Congress for elimination of the 2.3 percent medical device tax in the Affordable Care Act – a tax that affects Cook Group Inc., a device manufacturer with a plant in Winston-Salem.

Jul 24, 2015 In The News

Members of Congress, educational advocates, and college students packed a meeting room on Capitol Hill on April 28 to launch a new group devoted to promoting and protecting the interests of the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Jul 24, 2015 In The News
By PAUL B. JOHNSON First appeared May 28, 2015

A campaign to take on and conquer food hardship in High Point and surrounding communities will require the combined commitment of volunteers, churches, nonprofits and government, U.S. Rep. Alma Adams said Thursday in an announcing a hunger initiative.