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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office released its report on Trumpcare’s impacts on Medicaid over the next 20 years.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced an amendment to H.R. 2775, the so-called Employee Privacy Protection Act to ensure employers are not conducting video surveillance in designated private areas such as restrooms, locker rooms, or changing rooms.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced an amendment to H.R. 1215 the so-called Protecting Access to Care Act to protect victims of sexual misconduct. The amendment was rejected by the Republican-controlled Rules Committee.

Jun 26, 2017 Press Release

“The Congressional Budget Office score confirms our worse fear - the Republican measure will cost lives,” said Congresswoman Adams. “The thirty-nine percent of American children who rely on Medicaid will immediately lose their healthcare coverage and by 2026 another 22 million Americans will be without coverage.

Jun 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Senate Republicans released their version of Trumpcare.

Jun 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and 200 Members of Congress have filed a federal lawsuit against President Trump for violating one of the Constitution’s critical anti-corruption provisions: the Foreign Emoluments Clause.  The emoluments clause prohibits the President from accepting foreign payments without seeking and receiving Congressional authorization.

Jun 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Small Business Committee Vice-Ranking Member Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) presided over the mark up and offered an amendment to H.R. 2594 The Small Business Payment for Performance Act.

Jun 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the statement after a gunman opened fire on a practice for the Congressional Baseball game.

 “Today’s shooting is a tragic reminder of the rising animosity and tensions in our country”, said Congresswoman Adams.

Jun 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee onPresident Trump and Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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Sep 28, 2017 In The News

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., reacted Thursday to President Trump’s tweets that the removal of Confederate statues around the country is foolish and would damage the nation’s history and culture.

Burr and U.S. Rep. David Price, D-4th, were the only members of the state’s delegation to Congress who talked about Trump’s most recent statements about Confederate monuments.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

The searing images of Neo-Nazis and white supremacists battling on the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia,  with counter-protesters on Saturday, culminating in the tragic murder of a young white woman when a car driven by an alleged Nazi sympathizer slammed into an unsuspecting crowd, are still in the minds and hearts of most African-Americans almost a

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

At Moore Place north of uptown Tuesday, local leaders gathered to talk about possible solutions to what’s become a major theme in Charlotte politics: Affordable housing and the lack thereof, as the city’s boom continues.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

Unconvinced federal authorities will call out white nationalism, Charlotte’s social and political leaders are taking up the cause.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — With great fanfare, President Donald Trump vowed to outdo former President Barack Obama in supporting the nation’s historically black colleges when he signed an executive order in February to place oversight of the schools directly in the White House.

Six months later, the school’s leaders are still waiting for results.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

Jean Busby had no idea dehydration could be so expensive.


After feeling dizzy and thirsty during a rally at the state capitol, the Charlotte resident was rushed to a Raleigh hospital, where she learned the hard truth about health insurance.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Alma Adams said Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s tough words about North Korea “probably added some fuel to the fire.”

On Tuesday Trump said North Korea’s nuclear threats would be “met with fire and fury and frankly power, the likes of which this world has never seen before.”

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

Just hours after Senate Republicans failed to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act — seemingly ending a dogged legislative effort — members of the North Carolina congressional delegation were pushing for a new attempt.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Johnson C. Smith University and other local colleges are millions of dollars in debt to the federal government, according to a new report that says the problem is affecting many historically black colleges.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

As congressional Republicans try to pass an unpopular plan that would roll back the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and cause an estimated 22 million

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