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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Aug 2, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) led a letter, signed by members of the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus, to President Trump inquiring about the progress of the White House HBCU Initiative (Initiative). In February, President Trump signed an Executive Order that would move the Initiative from the Department of Education to the Office of the President.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the U.S. House passed the so-called Make America Secure Act.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Bipartisan HBCU Caucus co-chair Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12) led the passage of an amendment with fellow caucus member Reps. Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) to H.R. 3219 the Make America Secure Appropriations Act.

Jul 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump announced a ban on transgender Americans serving in our military via Twitter.

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed new sanctions on Russia, North Korea, and Iran with a vote of 419-3.

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement ahead of the Senate’s scheduled procedural vote on healthcare today.

Jul 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) today announced Democrats’ new economic agenda for the American people – A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future.

Jul 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement concerning Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement.

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Jul 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after reports that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer he believed would provide compromising information about Hillary Clinton, after having been informed that the material was part of a Russian government effort to influence the election.

Jul 10, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) is calling on the North Carolina Board of Elections to protect voter’s privacy and security. Following President Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity’s request for voter’s full names, dates of birth, and partial social security numbers, Rep.

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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as the administration faces criticism from those institutions of promises unkept.

Sep 28, 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 28, 2017 In The News

“They brought all those HBCUs to town. They took a picture in the Oval Office and then they did nothing,” said Rep. Cedric Richmond, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

Raleigh Little Theatre will present a post-show discussion featuring United States Congresswoman Alma S. Adams immediately after the 3:00 P.M. performance of "Crowns" on September 10th, 2017.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

HRC hailed the introduction of the Youth Access to Sexual Health Services (YASHS) Act in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) to provide sexual health services to marginalized youth.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

The White House has no plans to reschedule its conference for Historically Black Colleges and Universities scheduled for next month, despite calls from lawmakers and other leaders to postpone the event.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

The United Negro College Fund added its voice Wednesday to calls from other supporters of historically black colleges for the White House to delay the HBCU Week conference set for September.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

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The Congressional Black Caucus, a formidable bloc of lawmakers with a big say in the fate of President Donald Trump and his legislation, Monday sent him a terse, clear message: We don't think you understand us at all.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

The growing aftermath of the White House controversy following violence and bigotry in Charlottesville, VA last weekend has reached the HBCU community, as leaders from advocacy groups and Capitol Hill are calling for the Trump Administration to cancel the annual White House Initiative on HBCUs conference.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Alma Adams has urged President Donald Trump and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to postpone the 2017 National HBCU Week Conference in September because, she said, Trump hasn’t fulfilled the promises he made when he signed an executive order in February.

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