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Aug 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), in an op-ed piece exclusive to Queen City Nerve, urged the U.S. Senate to pass the HEROES Act as well as paid family and sick leave for all Americans.

Aug 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12)Rep. Peter A. DeFazio (OR-04), Committee on Oversight and Reform Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), and Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerald E.

Jul 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An amendment introduced by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) to prohibit law enforcement from using federal funds to acquire chemical agents for domestic riot control was adopted today and is now a part of H.R. 7617, an appropriations bill commonly known as a "Minibus."

Jul 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – New legislation introduced by House Agriculture Committee Vice Chair Alma Adams (NC-12), House Agriculture Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommittee Chair Marcia L.

Jul 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, Representatives Alma Adams (NC-12) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14), founders and co-chairs of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, convened more than 100 organizations working to address the Black maternal health crisis for a virtual stakeholder summit.

Jul 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) spoke on the floor of the United States House of Representatives Thursday morning in honor of the late Rep. John Lewis (1940-2020).

Jul 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Reps. Alma Adams (NC-12) and Peter DeFazio (OR-04) Wednesday sent a letter to the new Postmaster General (PMG) Louis DeJoy blasting his suggested changes to the United States Postal Service (USPS) that could dramatically degrade service across the country.

Jul 22, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) on Wednesday announced a $10.5 Million grant for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) to maintain transit services as well as pay for administrative leave for transit personnel during the COVID-19 emergency. The grant is 100% federal funds with no local match required.

Jul 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) and U.S. Senator Kamala D.

Jul 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) sent a letter to President Trump asking for answers about his Executive Order on Delegating Authority Under the Defense Production Act (DPA) with Respect to Food Supply Chain Resources During the National Emergency Caused by the Outbreak of COVID-19 as published on April 28, 2020.

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In The News

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

A capstone to this month’s inaugural HBCU Braintrust summit organized by HBCU alumna Congresswoman Alma Adams was the announcement of eight new members to the federal HBCU Caucus.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- For the first time, the North Carolina Congresswoman shares her famous hat collection.

Over the years, Rep. Alma Adams has become famous for her hats, first at the General Assembly in Raleigh and more recently in Washington, D.C., in the U.S. House. 

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) – 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 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Johnathan Holifield, a consulting firm co-founder and former National Football League player, was named Monday to lead the Trump administration’s initiative on historically Black colleges and universities.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Ronald Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, said he’s seen just what he expected to see so far from President Donald Trump’s initiative on historically black colleges and universities – nothing.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Congresswoman Alma Adams, Congressman Bobby Scott and Members of the Congressional Black Caucus to deliver remarks ahead of a roundtable with Historically Black Colleges And Universities (HBCU) Presidents and Chancellors to discuss House Democrats’ HBCU legislative priorities.  Below are the Leader’s remarks:

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 29, 2017 In The News

 

President Trump's pick to lead the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities fits the mold of many of the administration's key appointments.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

 - Johnathan Holifield, a consulting firm co-founder and former National Football League player, was named Monday to lead the Trump administration’s initiative on historically black colleges and universities.

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