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Dec 3, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Yesterday, Queen City Nerve released its "Best in the Nest 2020" list, naming Congresswomen Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) as the critics' choice for "Best Politician."

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Dec 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswomen Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) and Nita M. Lowey (NY-17) introduced the Public Safety and Wildlife Protection Act.

Dec 1, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – While continuing to work for Charlotte and Mecklenburg County in Washington, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will participate in a “Transit is the Future” forum tomorrow, Wednesday December 2. Her office will then host a “Holiday Resource Fair” on Thursday December 3.

Nov 30, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – While continuing to work for Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) gained significant support for her legislative agenda in November. 

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Nov 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This Thanksgiving season, 16 Members of Congress joined Congresswoman Alma Adams as well as U.S. Senators Kamala D.

Nov 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-founder and co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, is urging passage of her bill, the Kira Johnson Act, before Congress goes home for the year. H.R.

Nov 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In August of 2o2o, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Vice Chair of the House’s Committee on Agriculture, introduced the Local and Regional Farmer and Market Support Act (Local Farmer Act) to help save the farmers, farms, and families hardest hit by COVID-19.

Nov 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) addressed the United States House of Representatives in support of the National Apprenticeship Reauthorization Act of 2020. Adams is a cosponsor of the bill, which includes her amendment, the Apprenticeship Access for All Act of 2020.

Nov 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), the co-founder and co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, addressed the crisis posed by COVID-19 for pregnant women and communities of color on the floor of the United States House of Representatives.

Nov 10, 2020 Press Release

 

Reps. Adams and Clay Lead Effort to Protect Renters, Urge CDC to Extend Duration of Agency Order on Evictions 

 

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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

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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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