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Rep. Adcock Connects with Home Care Nurses at Town Hall

September 22, 2016Press Release

Representative Gale Adcock (District 41), a nurse practitioner and Chief Health Officer at SAS, recently visited home care nursing and support staff to discuss the challenges of hiring and retaining professionals skilled enough to provide care in patients’ homes. The town hall, held at a BAYADA Home Health Care office in Raleigh on August 31, was an opportunity for local BAYADA staff serving pediatric, adult, and senior patients with a variety of needs to share their concerns with the legislator about low Medicaid rates.

 

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Rep. Adcock Receives SEANC Endorsement

September 2, 2016Press Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – SEANC’s Employees Political Action Committee (EMPAC) joins the growing list of endorsements received by Representative Gale Adcock (D-41).

 

In their endorsement letter, SEANC stated “We support candidates who embrace state employee issues, regardless of political party. Rep. Adcock shares similar values and we are excited about working to get her re-elected in November.”

 

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Rep. Adcock Endorsed by Equality NC

August 29, 2016Press Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – Equality NC, an organization dedicated to securing equal rights and justice for the LGBTQ community, has announced its endorsement of Representative Gale Adcock, noting that, “We work to end legal discrimination in North Carolina through the political process by electing candidates who share our values of freedom, family, and fairness. Representative Adcock shares those values.”

 

Adcock was a cosponsor of the bill introduced in the House during the 2016 short session that would have repealed the controversial House Bill 2.

 

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Adcock Re-Election Campaign Sets Strong Pace for 2016

July 18, 2016Press Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – Representative Gale Adcock’s re-election campaign in N.C. House District 41 has gained additional momentum following the campaign's June 30 finance report. The campaign announced fundraising efforts for the cycle totaling over $156,000 with more than $115,000 cash-on-hand.

 

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Aphasia advocates honored

June 9, 2016News Clip

Raleigh, N.C. — Advocates for people with aphasia came to the legislature Wednesday to raise awareness of the disorder, as Gov. Pat McCrory proclaimed June Aphasia Awareness Month.

Aphasia is a disorder that affects people’s ability to speak, hear, read, write or some combination of those. It’s most often caused by stroke, brain injury or tumors, although some cases are an early stage of a progressive disease, like that announced last week by longtime University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sportcaster Woody Durham.

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