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Jul 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an immediate response to the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Trump administration’s controversial rule that allows employers to refuse to cover their employees’ birth control under their company health insurance plan, Congresswoman Alma Adams joined a group of federal lawmakers in cosponsoring new legislation to repeal the rules bef

Jul 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The office of Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) has spent the first half of 2020 fighting in Congress and in Charlotte for the best possible response to the economic and health crises caused by COVID-19.

Since the beginning of the crisis, Rep. Adams' and her office has: 

Jul 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced H.R. 7380, the HBCU Capital Finance Debt Relief Act, to cancel the obligation of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to repay capital financing loans that place a crushing burden on these institutions during COVID-19. In addition to the bill, Rep.

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) voted to pass H.R.

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two of Congresswoman Alma Adams' (NC-12) amendments will be included in H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, an omnibus infrastructure bill being considered by the House of Representatives this week. Both amendments concern equitable resources for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Jun 30, 2020 Press Release
CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) celebrated a $100,000 grant awarded by the USDA's Farm to School program to Out Teach. Out Teach (
Jun 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) took bold action to build on the Affordable Care Act to lower health costs and prescription drug prices for all Americans by joining House Democrats to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act. Today’s vote comes days after the Trump Administration filed a brief asking the Supreme

Jun 28, 2020 Press Release

Charlotte - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) hosted a reception honoring the winners of the Congressional Art Competition in North Carolina's 12th Congressional District.

Jun 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) delivered a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of overriding President Trump's veto of H.J.Res. 76, Blocking DeVos Rule That Denies Relief to Students Defrauded by Predatory Colleges.

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) delivered a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — The White House announced Monday that former Cincinnati Bengals running back and tech entrepreneur Johnathan Holifield will lead its initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, a move that garnered praise from some who had expressed concern over the Trump administration's commitment to those schools.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Rep. Alma Adams said it’s merely a coincidence that she’s revving up her activity on historically black colleges and universities next week at the same time President Donald Trump is scaling back his.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Ini

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Congressional Democrats, led by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), the ranking member on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, recently hosted a forum on Capitol Hill titled “Affirmative Action, Inclusion, and Racial Climate on America’s Campuses.”

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The presidents of historically black colleges and universities are making their second visit to the White House this year amid strains with the Trump administration over promises unkept.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Now that Congress is back in session, there are plenty of issues that lawmakers must address, including raising the national debt ceiling; financial relief for Texas after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey; and paying for that wall President Trump still insists Mexico will ultimately underwrite, one way or another.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

North Carolina has the nation’s seventh-highest number of young, undocumented immigrants granted deferrals from deportation under a policy that President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will end.

Sep 29, 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.

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