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State House, Part Two

October 25, 2016News ClipDistrict 41

Gale Adcock, 62, is the Democratic incumbent in this Cary/western Wake district, and she is absolutely outstanding in constituent service, energy, thorough preparation on issues, and in somehow managing to work with Republicans in the majority. She has The News & Observer endorsement without hesitation.

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Rep. Adcock Receives Teachers' Endorsement

September 26, 2016Press Release

The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) has given its support to Representative Gale Adcock (D-41) as she seeks re-election to office on November 8.

 

NCAE “supports candidates who can help fully restore education funding to North Carolina’s public schools to move the state forward,” said a NCAE spokesperson. “Representative Adcock [has been] an advocate of public education and has demonstrated a positive track record for making sure resources are provided to keep our schools great.”

 

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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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Rep. Adcock Receives Accolades from Environmental Community

May 18, 2016Press ReleaseEndorsed by Sierra Club and honored with award from NC League of Conservation Voters

RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina Chapter of the Sierra Club has announced its endorsement of Rep. Gale Adcock for re-election in 2016. The North Carolina League of Conservation Voters is also recognizing Rep. Adcock as a Rising Star at their annual Green Tie Awards dinner on Wednesday, May 11.

Said Nicholas Brown of the Sierra Club: “Our endorsement sends a message of Rep. Adcock’s strong support and proven track record on environmental issues.”

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State Rep. Gale Adcock: Giving nurse practitioners more autonomy

May 18, 2016News Clip

The March 11 Point of View “One answer to doctor shortage” by Debbie Varnum was on target and timely.

Many North Carolinians, even those with insurance, can’t get preventive health care or early management of chronic illnesses because they live in a health care provider shortage area. Why should geography limit health care options?

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