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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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Nov 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on her decision to vote “No” on the Republican reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Community Health Centers (CHC):

“This bill is not a reauthorization; it’s yet another inhumane cut to vital healthcare programs,” said Congresswoman Adams. “For 32 years I’ve fought for community health centers and for all children to have access to quality and affordable healthcare. That’s why I could not support this heartless measure. 

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) visited the Puerto Rican Cultural Society of Charlotte’s supply warehouse to assist with collecting supplies that will be shipped to those in need in Puerto Rico. During the visit, Rep. Adams met with Society President Ester Ramirez-Pevney and members to thank them for their leadership during this time of recovery and rebuilding.

Oct 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement after voting against the Republican budget for FY 2018.

Aug 15, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the introduction of H. Con. Res. 75 Expressing the sense of the Congress that homelessness in America should be eliminated at Moore Place, an affordable housing community for chronically homeless adults in Mecklenburg County.

Jul 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) today announced Democrats’ new economic agenda for the American people – A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future.

Jun 26, 2017 Press Release

“The Congressional Budget Office score confirms our worse fear - the Republican measure will cost lives,” said Congresswoman Adams. “The thirty-nine percent of American children who rely on Medicaid will immediately lose their healthcare coverage and by 2026 another 22 million Americans will be without coverage. This heartless measure comes at cost the American people cannot afford. A treatable illness shouldn't be a death sentence, but tragically the CBO confirmed today, that will be the case for millions of Americans if Trumpcare becomes law.”

 

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the administration announced their proposed budget for FY 2018.

“This budget proposal is awful. It’s the most conservative we’ve ever seen and it’s not reflective of our nation’s growing needs,” said Congresswoman Adams.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today released the following statement after the House passage of the FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill which funds the government until September 30, 2017:

“This is a clean bipartisan budget that’s good for the 12th District,” said Congresswoman Adams. “It ensures critical funding for education, research and development, and infrastructure and transportation, while protecting healthcare for millions of Americans.

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) announced the introduction of the Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2017.

“In Mecklenburg County alone, over 158,000 people participate in the SNAP program and, too often, SNAP benefits are just not enough for those who struggle to put food on the table,” said Congresswoman Adams.  “The Closing the Meal Gap Act will strengthen the SNAP program for families, adults looking for work, seniors and the disabled.”

Specifically The Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2017 would:

Mar 31, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) hosted the second annual Women’s Symposium and Networking Fair in celebration of Women’s History Month.