CHARLOTTE – On Tuesday, March 30 at 6:00 PM EDT, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a town hall event for constituents on the American Rescue Plan, the $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 relief package passed earlier this month. The public is invited to attend and submit questions ahead of time.
Charlotte – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) is honored to sponsor the Congressional Art Competition, which is open to Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school students who reside in and/or attend school in the 12th Congressional District. Stud
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), sent a letter to Secretary Marty Walsh urging the Department of Labor to take strong action to restore overtime pay protections for millions of workers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As we mark Equal Pay Day on March 24, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) said that more needs to be done to close the wage gap that still exists between men and women – including passa
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) voted to pass H.J.Res. 17, a joint resolution to remove an arbitrary time limit previously set by Congress for the states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), a proposed amendment to the Constitution that guarantees equal rights for women.
Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), joined by 19 of her colleagues, sent a letter to Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky urging the CDC to restart and expand an effective, on-site vaccination program for seniors vulnerable to contracting COVID-19.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Fourth Annual HBCU STEAM Day of Action saw engagement in both houses of Congress and across the political spectrum. The Bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus, co-chaired by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and Representative French Hill (AR-02), hosted HBCU STEAM Day.
WASHINGTON – Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairwoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and Chairman Robert C.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Fourth Annual HBCU STEAM Day of Action continues on Thursday, March 11th with a panel discussion featuring Congressional heavyweights. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and Majority Whip Jim Clyburn are expected to speak at the “Pandemics and Partnerships: How Public and Private Sector Engagem
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It’s not just President Donald Trump trying to cut back on food stamps.
The United States is leaving an international agreement aimed at lowering greenhouse gases.
HUNTERSVILLE – The town’s Memorial Day ceremony started at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 29.
Mayor John Aneralla was the master of ceremonies for the event, which featured words from U.S. Congresswoman Alma Adams, Commander Joe Reale of American Legion Post 321 and others.
The Supreme Court in a 5-3 decision on Monday struck down two North Carolina congressional districts it said were illegally drawn based on race.
The majority’s ruling, which handed a victory to voting rights advocates, included a rare pairing of conservative Justice Clarence Thomas with the court’s four liberals.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Republicans in North Carolina unlawfully took race into consideration when drawing congressional district boundaries, concentrating black voters in an improper bid to diminish their statewide political clout.
DAVIDSON – U.S. Rep. Alma Adams was in town Thursday, May 11, visiting with people at the Ada Jenkins Center and Davidson Housing Coalition, speaking with officials at Davidson College and touring the downtown area.
In the middle of all that, Adams, a Democrat who represents the state's 12th district, held a town hall-type meeting in the Davidson Town Hall.
Health care costs for North Carolinians enrolled in the Affordable Care Act would jump under the plan passed by House Republicans, according to an independent analysis.
Here’s a roundup of women with ties to Charlotte in positions to affect and influence many people:
Alma Adams – The congresswoman has been outspoken about President Donald Trump’s polices, while championing small business and opportunities for all.
Is President Donald Trump standing by his stated earlier commitment to support historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), or is he backing off, using some oblique constitutional reason not to do so?