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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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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:

Nov 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) joined a bicameral group of Members in sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez to encourage the Employee Benefits Security Administration to issue guidance on innovations to help workers retain retirement savings between jobs. When workers change jobs, many choose to cash out their retirement savings and start over with a new savings plan at their new job.

Oct 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) voted with 265 other Democratic and Republican Members of Congress to pass H.R. 1314, a bipartisan budget agreement that secures equal funding increases in defense and domestic initiatives over the next two years. The bipartisan budget agreement passed yesterday enables crucial investments in America’s future after years of sequester cuts.

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court ruling in King vs. Burwell, which upheld Affordable Care Act (ACA) subsidies for millions of Americans throughout the country: