Washington, D.C. - Congresswomen Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) andLauren Underwood (IL-14), the co-founders and co-chairs of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, urge the Department of Labor (DOL) to promote the nursing protections outlined in section 7(r) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) for women in the workplace during COVID-19.
CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) responded to breaking news about ballot delays in North Carolina
CHARLOTTE – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) had a busy October representing Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Here are the highlights:
Cambridge, MA – Today, the Harvard Law School Journal on Legislation published a scholarly article by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12). The article details steps Congress can take to reform and improve the US Postal Service in the 117th Congress.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and Representatives David Price (NC-04) and G. K.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chair Alma Adams (NC-12) and Education and Labor Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee Chair Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) led their colleagues in calling on the Department of Labor (DOL) to withdraw a harmful proposed rule to narrow its interpretation of employee stat
Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement on the appointment of Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court.
Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), along with Congressman Anthony G.
ZOOM – This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a virtual "HBCU Day" event at 12 Noon on Saturday, Oct. 24. The event will celebrate Historically Black Colleges and Universities, is open to the public, and is open press.
CHARLOTTE – Next week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a "Voting in 2020" virtual event at 6 PM on Wednesday, Oct. 21, as well as a "HBCU Day" virtual event at 12 Noon on Saturday, Oct. 24. Both events are open to the public and open press.
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More than half (three out of five) of the seniors who qualify for food stamps don't get them. They either don't know they're eligible, feel too embarrassed to sign up or face transportation barriers getting to the enrollment office, say anti-hunger advocates.
The annual conference will be held September 17-19. The White House has confirmed that the conference will be going on despite many leaders asking for the events to be post postponed.
The months following a ceremony that would move the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities from the Education Department to the West Wing have been rife with controversy.
(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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.