Washington, D.C. - This week, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) introduced legislation to ensure that all Americans have equal access to apprenticeship programs that align with today’s workforce needs. This bill is part of the broader National Apprenticeship Act (NAA) of 2020.
CHARLOTTE – Tonight, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12)released the following statement on the passing of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-founder and co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, as well as chair of the House Education & Labor Committee Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, delivered remarks from the House floor in support of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) gavea speech from the House floor honoring Charlotte leader Sarah Stevenson, the first Black woman to serve on the Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board as well as the founder of the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum.
WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), introduced a resolution, H. Res.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced a resolution "expressing the sense of Congress that August 30, 2020, be observed as the 130th anniversary of the 1890 Institutions." Today, the 1890 Universities Foundation, with the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU), hosted a webinar to celebrate the anniversary and acknowledge
WASHINGTON, D.C. – New legislation introduced by House Committee on Agriculture Vice Chair Alma Adams (NC-12) would help save the farmers, farms, and families hardest hit by COVID-19.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12)questioned Postmaster General Louis DeJoy at a meeting of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
If the Senate health care plan becomes law, no state’s residents would fare worse than North Carolina, according to a new study on the proposed bill.