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Dec 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC –– Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), released the following statement:

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Dec 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) applauded the House passage of the Caring for Americans with Supplemental Help (CASH) Act of 2020 to increase the amount of money struggling Americans receive in a second round of direct payments to $2,000.

Dec 22, 2020 Press Release

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

Dec 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Since co-founding the Black Maternal Health Caucus in 2019, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) has been at the forefront of the fight for equitable health care for Black birthing persons. The year 2020 saw historic advances in public awareness and policy proposals, including the introduction of the 

Dec 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams' (NC-12) bill, the HBCU Capital Finance Debt Relief Act, which cancels over $1.3 billion in debt held by Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), was included in the Omnibus spending deal.

Dec 18, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) announced that over $500 million in federal grants was awarded to North Carolina's 12th Congressional District during the 116th Congress (January 3, 2019 through January 3, 2021).

Dec 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Haley Stevens (MI-11), and Delegate Gregorio Kilili Sablan (MP-At Large) led a letter with 22 of their colleagues calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to make K-12 teachers and school personnel a priority group for receiving COVID-19 vaccinations.

Dec 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement celebrating President-elect Joe Biden's selection of Michael Regan to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

Dec 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During the 116th Congress, Representative Alma S. Adams, Ph.D.

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In The News

Jan 10, 2018 In The News

There is a sense among many presidents at historically black colleges and universities that the Trump Administration, while not overly friendly to HBCUs by initiative or policy, has been a salve against what many expected would happen in a fury of budget cuts and racism-driven reforms.

Nov 14, 2017 In The News

The Department of Education has the authority to extend enrollment requirements for school loan discharges if there are “exceptional circumstances,” which is what should happen for students at the now-shuttered Charlotte School of Law, say a group of North Carolina U.S. Congress members.

Oct 26, 2017 In The News

In the midst of last week’s blazing controversy concerning President Donald Trump’s alleged insensitive remarks to a Gold Star widow upon her husband’s death, and the president and Chief of Staff John Kelly’s lambasting of a Florida congresswoman who criticized  Trump afterward, both North Carolina black congressional members are outraged, and say the White House owes apologies to

Oct 24, 2017 In The News


At least 17 female members of the Congressional Black Caucus are demanding that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly apologize for making inaccurate statements about Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) after she stood up for the family of a fallen soldier who felt “disrespected” by President Trump.

Oct 12, 2017 In The News

In 2016, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) lifted 3.6 million people out of poverty, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau. This is one of many measures of SNAPs effectiveness as an anti-poverty program.

Oct 5, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON - Democratic Congressmen David Price and Ted Deutch have sent a letter to President Trump asking that he certify Iran’s compliance with a nuclear agreement negotiated in 2015.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Eight new members have been named to the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus during last week’s National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Today, House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Vice-Ranking Member Alma Adams (D-NY) held a roundtable to discuss private sector entrepreneurial development programs, and, specifically, the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Despite calls from the Congressional Black Caucus and the United Negro College Fund, The National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference went on as scheduled, wrapping up last week in Arlington, Va.

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