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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.

More on Seniors Issues

Aug 23, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) marked 100 days since the House passed The Heroes Act, an urgently needed bill to secure the strategic testing, tracing and treatment required to reopen safely, to provide strong support for our frontline heroes in state and local government, and to put money in the pockets of the American people.

Aug 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, with the U.S. Postal Service under assault from the Trump Administration, Rep. Alma Adams voted to pass H.R.

Aug 18, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) held a "Don't Mess With USPS" press conference at 10:00 AM today at the Downtown Station Post Office in Charlotte. Approximately 50 people attended the event, many wearing "Save USPS" face masks and holding up "US Mail: Not for Sale" signs.

Aug 12, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – The Office of Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) is holding multiple virtual events during the August work period to engage constituents on issues including jobs, upward mobility, housing, and more.

May 15, 2020 Press Release
Washington – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement on her vote in favor of the HEROES Act, which passed the House of Representatives:
 
Apr 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Chair of the Committee on Energy & Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health, led more than 50 colleagues in sending a letter to FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn regarding the recent Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to allow hydroxychloroquine sulfate (HCQ) and chloroquine phosphate (CQ) to be used as unapproved potential therapeutics for coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) patients.

Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 27, 2020
CONTACT: Sam.Spencer@mail.house.gov

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the bipartisan passage of the $2 trillion economic aid passage to combat the coronavirus pandemic, also known as the CARES Act, which will now go to the President’s desk for his signature:

Mar 12, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE - Earlier today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) sent a letter to North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger urging them to call a special session to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. A copy of the letter is available here.

Jan 23, 2020 Event

You are cordially invited to join me for the fourth annual State of the District Address where I'll review the achievements of the first half of the 116th Congress, share my vision for the 12th Congressional District, and hear the community’s thoughts on issues impacting our district.

Dec 4, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Vice Chair of the House Committee on Agriculture, released the following statement after an announcement today from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that the Administration will tighten restrictions on the eligibility of Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWDs) for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), benefits.