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Health care is important to our district and to Congresswoman Adams’ work in Congress. She has been a staunch and ardent supporter of the Affordable Care Act, which has brought lifesaving insurance coverage to millions, including hundreds of thousands in North Carolina’s 12th District.

Congresswoman Adams is a proud cosponsor of bills that protect women’s health, medical research and the elimination of taxes on health care benefits for Middle Class families. She has also written to North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory urging that he expand Medicaid in the state for more than 319,000 North Carolinians. 

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

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Dec 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, QCity Metro published an editorial by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) that highlights the issues addressed by the White House’s Maternal Health Day of Action Summit. In the editorial, Rep.

Dec 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will participate in a Maternal Health Day of Action Summit hosted by Vice President Kamala Harris and the White House. During the summit, Adams and other stakeholders will call for passage of the Build Back Better Act

Nov 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-founder and Co-Chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, joined President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House today for the signing of of S. 796, the Protecting Moms Who Served Act of 2021. The legislation is the first bill from the Black Maternal Health Momnibus to pass both houses of Congress and head to President Biden’s desk.

Nov 29, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – On Saturday, December 4 at 8:00 AM ET, the Office of Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a childhood vaccination event at Winterfield Elementary School in Charlotte. Novant Health will hold a vaccination clinic on campus during this time that is open to the public.

Nov 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) cast a vote for the Build Back Better Act and sent President Biden’s landmark legislation to the United States Senate. The Build Back Better Act includes victories for higher education and maternal health secured by Adams and based on her legislation.

Nov 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-founder and Co-Chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, celebrated the House passage of S. 796, the Protecting Moms Who Served Act of 2021, by submitting remarks in support of the bill to the Congressional Record.

Nov 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Chair of the House Education & Labor Committee's Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, lauded today’s move by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue an emergency workplace safety standard requiring employers with 100 or more employees to ensure all their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative test on a weekly basis.

Nov 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 3, 2021) – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) commended the efforts of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House leadership to include paid family and medical leave in the Build Back Better Act, also known as the reconciliation bill.

Nov 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) delivered remarks on the floor of the US House of Representatives on President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda during a special order hour hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus.