WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following schedule for the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend:
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Keynote Speaker at Bennett College’s annual “Convocatum Est” Convocation
Annie Merner Pfeiffer Chapel
900 East Washington Street
WASHINGTON, DC— Yesterday Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) co-sponsored her first bill with Assistant Democratic Leader, James Clyburn, and other Members of the Congressional Black Caucus to introduce H.R. 295, to reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Historic Preservation Program. Rep. Adams is an original co-sponsor on H.R.
WASHINGTON, DC— Today Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) gave a one minute speech on the House Floor urging Republicans to bring a clean DHS Funding Bill to the Floor. The content of the speech is below:
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WASHINGTON, DC— Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).” U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, gave a speech to commemorate the anniversary and called on Congress to fully reauthorize the legislation. Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) made the following statement regarding Secretary Duncan’s call for full reauthorization:
WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) today made the following statement on President Obama’s proposed America’s College Promise program that would make 2 years of community college free for any student willing to work for it:
WASHINGTON, DC— Today Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) voted no on H.R. 30, “Save American Workers Act of 2015.” Congresswoman Adams gave the following comments regarding her vote:
WASHINGTON, DC – With the 2014 NFL playoffs entering the divisional round this weekend, Representatives Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Jim McDermott (WA-07) and Adam Smith (WA-09) have placed a wager with Charlotte, North Carolina Members Alma Adams (NC-12) and Robert Pittenger (NC-9) on the upcoming game between the Seattle Seahawks and Carolina Panthers.
WASHINGTON, DC— Today Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) gave a one minute speech on the House Floor honoring the life of Shanda LaVie McAllister. Text of the speech is below:
WASHINGTON, DC— Today Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) was sworn in to serve a full 2 year term as the U.S.