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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina



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Apr 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) a member of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) and the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) today joined the CBC and JEC in announcing a new report on the economic challenges in African American communities.

Apr 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), a member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce released the following statement today on the 50th anniversary of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA):

Mar 31, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, a former professor and member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee today announced the introduction of a resolution she sponsored to commemorate Women’s History Month by honoring the contributions women have made to education. H. Res.

Mar 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Alma S. Adams (NC-12), G. K. Butterfield (NC-1) and David Price (NC-4) today sent a letter urging North Carolina’s two U.S. Senators to support Loretta Lynch, who is a North Carolina native, in her nomination for Attorney General. Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis previously announced their opposition to Lynch’s nomination.

Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) in reintroducing the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would help close the wage gap between women and men working the same jobs. On average, women make just 78 cents for every dollar made by a man.

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

Watch Congresswoman Adams Speak on the House Floor in Opposition to the Republican Budget Here


Mar 23, 2015 Press Release


Congresswoman Adams Spoke on the House Floor Earlier This Week on the Need to Confirm Loretta Lynch - Watch here

Mar 23, 2015 Press Release

Medical Device Tax Elimination Act Spurs Innovation and Job Creation

There Are 9 Medical Device Companies in North Carolina’s 12th District

Mar 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  –Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined members of Congress in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery. In recognition of this historic event, she and Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (AL-7) introduced H.R.

Mar 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after introducing a resolution last week to honor the contributions of the Greensboro Four, H. Res. 128. The Greensboro Four held a six month sit-in at F.W. Woolworth cafeteria to end segregation.