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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Seniors Issues

Congresswoman Adams is honored for the opportunity to work on behalf of so many seniors in the 12th District who have worked hard all of their lives to support their families.

She supports protecting Medicare programs, as well as efforts to relieve medication costs for senior citizens and efforts to improve access to care for seniors who need it the most. 

For more information concerning my work and views on Seniors' issues, please contact our office. Thank you.

See also Senior Citizens' Resources.

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Mar 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the executive board of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) met with President Trump in the White House.

“President Trump has repeatedly tried to win the support of African Americans by asking ‘what do you have to lose?’. Today, the CBC answered that question- we stand to lose a lot. This is a crucial time for our communities and this President’s policies are causing more people to struggle,” said Congresswoman Adams.

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the administration announced their proposed budget.

“This so called ‘America first’ budget is anything but that. It turns its back on hard working Americans and puts our nation on a path backwards,” said Congresswoman Adams.

Mar 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump delivered his first address to a Joint Session of Congress.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump’s first week in office.

Dec 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement regarding the passage of the FY2017 Continuing Resolution:

“Today I voted for a short-term continuing resolution that will fund our nation’s government until April 28, 2017” said Congresswoman Adams. “I am disappointed this Republican led Congress has once again failed the American people by not putting forth a long term budget, but there was too much at stake not to support this measure. 

Dec 8, 2016 Editorial

FY2017 Continuing Resolution
December 2016

Highlights and Key Points

 

The Continuing Resolution will maintain government funding at its current spend rate through April 28, 2017.

FUNDING LEVEL
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scores a Continuing Resolution slightly above the Budget Control Act sequester cap for FY2017.  The CR addresses the matter with an across-the-board cut of 0.19% for all accounts, defense and non-defense.

Jul 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman David Price (NC-04), Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), and Congressman G. K.

Jul 5, 2016 Press Release

Greensboro, NC — Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) participated in a local hearing as part of national five-part series ending in Greensboro, NC hosted by the A Grand Alliance; a coalition of over 150 national and local civil rights, environmental, faith-based and labor organizations united to save the public postal service.

Mar 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congresswomen Alma Adams (NC-12) and Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) led a group of 129 Members of the House of Representatives in calling on House leadership to protect the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which lifts millions of Americans out of poverty. The letter comes shortly after Adams and DeLauro joined their House Democratic colleagues in denouncing Speaker Ryan’s plans to address poverty through a newly formed, Republican task force.

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement after House passage of the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill which funds the government until September 30, 2016: