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Apr 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, on the last day of Black Maternal Health Week 2021, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12)Co-Chair and Co-Founder of the Congressional Black Maternal Health Caucus, announced two vital pieces of legislation to address the Black maternal health crisis: The Modernizing Obstetric Medicine Standards (MOMS)

Apr 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-founder and co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, and House Committee on Education & Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03)introduced the Community Access to Resources and Education (CARE) for Families Act today.

Apr 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced the Tax Returns Unveiled to Secure Transparency (TRUST) in Elections Act.

Apr 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, advocating for the 12th District’s priorities in the forthcoming American Jobs Plan. 

Apr 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —On Thursday, April 15, at 3:00 PMCongresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Congressional Democrats will hold a press conference ahead of the passage of H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act.

Apr 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released a Black Maternal Health Week advocacy kit for individuals and organizations. Black Maternal Health Week is observed April 11-17.

Apr 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12)Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ)Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14), and 77 original cosponsors have introduced a resolution recognizing Black Maternal Health Week, “to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the urgent importan

Apr 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday, April 12 at 10:00 AM ET, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a Black Maternal Health Week press call with members of the North Carolina General Assembly and representatives from the Black Mamas Matter Alliance.

Apr 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced the Saving Transit Art Resources (STAR) Act, which would reinstate a federal flexibility that allows local transit authorities to incorporate art into federally- funded transit projects.

Apr 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement mourning the passing of her colleague, Rep. Alcee Hastings of Florida:


In The News

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

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Republican leaders released on Thursday a revised plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but it drew criticism from senators on both sides of the political divide within the Republican party, indicating a treacherous path for the bill.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

Tashni-Ann Dubroy, who recently resigned after two years as president of Shaw University, takes one more notable memory with her as she moves into a top administrative post at Howard University this fall.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, a Charlotte Democrat, joined the Observer Wednesday for a Facebook Live, where she’ll answered questions from the public and a reporter Jim Morrill.

Watch it on the Observer’s Facebook page.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

Noting that the NC Republican legislative leadership is “dragging their feet” about doing anything that would fairly represent voters when it comes to redistricting, Congresswoman Alma Adams says they frankly “don’t give a damn about these citizens.”

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hundreds of Charlotteans, along with many local leaders, celebrated America’s birthday Tuesday morning in east Charlotte during the 49th annual Hickory Grove parade.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

Twenty-year-old political science majors Dariana Reid, a rising senior at Johnson C. Smith University, and Nasya Blackwell, a rising junior at North Carolina A&T State University, are interning in both a Democratic and a Republican office on the Hill this summer.