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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Jul 31, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – On the 50th anniversary of Medicaid and Medicare, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today sent a letter urging North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory to expand Medicaid in North Carolina.

Jul 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today announced $3,574,061 in federal funding for Greensboro, North Carolina. The funding was allocated through four U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant programs and will be used to support housing initiatives to help those in need.

Jul 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today announced three federal grants totaling $1,798,241 for the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC).

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Jul 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) a member of the House Small Business Committee and Ranking member of the Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations today announced her co-sponsorship of H.R. 3132, emergency legislation that would raise the lending cap for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 7(a) program.

Jul 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today introduced an amendment to H.R. 1734, the Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015. The amendment to H.R. 1734 is up for a vote today on the House floor. 

Jul 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – According to the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 290,000 Americans are victims of rape and sexual assault each year, and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 consistently experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence. Three Members of Congress say that the solution starts with teaching safe relationships.

Jul 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. House today passed H.R. 1734, Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015. Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) introduced an amendment to H.R. 1734 that would have required regular water-well testing as well as the creation of a public website containing up-to-date water quality information.

Jul 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement on the passing of Dr. George Cooper, the Executive Director for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs):

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Jul 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) joined Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and more than 50 Members of Congress, in co-sponsoring the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act.

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Jul 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), a member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee and Subcommittee on Higher Education today announced more than $1.6 million in federal funding for six colleges and universities in North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District. The funding was allocated through the U.S.

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