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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Aug 28, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C. — Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Hurricane Harvey struck the coast of Texas and caused flooding, triggering a federal disaster declaration covering 18 counties in Texas.

Aug 22, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Bipartisan HBCU Caucus co-chair Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the White House’s indication that they will move ahead with the 2017 HBCU Week Conference after Rep.

Aug 22, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the introduction of the Youth Access to Sexual Health Services (YASHS) Act, a bill that would create a competitive grant program to expand access to fact-based, community oriented education and support programs that promote sexual health for young people who have been disadvantaged by underlying structural barrie

Aug 18, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement calling for the postponement of the 2017 National HBCU Week Conference.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, NC – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after participating in a roundtable with local restaurant owners at Bonterra, hosted by the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association and the National Restaurant Association.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement urging the removal of confederate monuments from locations across North Carolina and at the U.S. Capitol.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Following President Trump’s press conference yesterday where he reiterated his belief that “both sides” were to blame for white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement:

Aug 15, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the introduction of H. Con. Res. 75 Expressing the sense of the Congress that homelessness in America should be eliminated at Moore Place, an affordable housing community for chronically homeless adults in Mecklenburg County.

Aug 14, 2017 Press Release

North Carolina—Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities Caucus co-chairs Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) and Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) led a letter with Caucus vice-chair Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Republican Study Committee Chairman Congressman Mark Walker (R-NC) to Tim Ryan, U.S.

Aug 14, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after violence broke out in Charlottesville, VA following a white supremacist rally on Friday. 

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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Ini

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Congressional Democrats, led by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), the ranking member on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, recently hosted a forum on Capitol Hill titled “Affirmative Action, Inclusion, and Racial Climate on America’s Campuses.”

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The presidents of historically black colleges and universities are making their second visit to the White House this year amid strains with the Trump administration over promises unkept.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Now that Congress is back in session, there are plenty of issues that lawmakers must address, including raising the national debt ceiling; financial relief for Texas after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey; and paying for that wall President Trump still insists Mexico will ultimately underwrite, one way or another.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

North Carolina has the nation’s seventh-highest number of young, undocumented immigrants granted deferrals from deportation under a policy that President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will end.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

(AP) Yesterday, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) held a press conference at Time Out Youth, a local LGBTQ youth center in Charlotte, NC, to announce the introduction of the Youth Access to Sexual Health Services (YASHS) Act.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

More than half (three out of five) of the seniors who qualify for food stamps don't get them. They either don't know they're eligible, feel too embarrassed to sign up or face transportation barriers getting to the enrollment office, say anti-hunger advocates.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

The annual conference will be held September 17-19. The White House has confirmed that the conference will be going on despite many leaders asking for the events to be post postponed.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

The months following a ceremony that would move the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities from the Education Department to the West Wing have been rife with controversy.

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