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May 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Alma Adams (D-NC) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), sponsors of H.R. 3110, the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act, today celebrated the bill’s passage out of the House Education and Labor Committee. The bill now heads to the House floor.

May 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the one year anniversary (May 25) of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN:

May 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC)Rep. French Hill (R-AR), and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) announced the introduction of the Institutional Grants for New Infrastructure, Technology, and Education for HBCU Excellence Act (IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act).

May 17, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) reminded all 12th District families to file federal taxes on time to be eligible for the historic support for tens of thousands of children and families. Adams voted for the American Rescue Plan Act in order to provide urgent relief for American families. Unde

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Black Maternal Health Caucus Co-Founders and Co-Chairs Congresswomen Alma Adams (NC-12) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14) celebrated the passage of the first bill in the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act in the House of Representatives. The Protecting Moms Who Served Act (H.R.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswomen Alma Adams (NC-12) & Deborah Ross (NC-02) led the North Carolina Democratic delegation to request a full investigation into the May 7th cyber-attack on Colonial Pipeline 

May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, co-chairs of the Black Maternal Health Caucus Alma Adams (D-NC) and Lauren Underwood (D-IL), Congresswoman Carolyn B.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced more than $123 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) praised the expansion of the Child Tax Credit included in the American Rescue Plan Act and called on all 12th District families to file federal taxes on time to be eligible for the historic support for tens of thousands of children and families. Adams voted for the 

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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.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

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.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

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.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

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.

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 28, 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.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

“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.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

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.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

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.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

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.

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