Adrienne Bell
Democrat For Congress
Texas 14
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Medicare for all, a livable wage, and a quality education

Texas has one of the most robust economies in the country -- even the world. There’s no reason the 14th district should not be an economic leader. Health care, a good education, and the opportunity to succeed; that’s what people deserve and it’s what Adrienne Bell will fight for as your Representative.

It is time to stand firm for our future.

Medicare for All

Health care is a right, not a privilege. In Texas, more than 4.3 million Texans are without health insurance. This uninsured rate, is 1.75 times the national average, with many of the uninsured being children. Improving the health coverage of Texans will improve the overall health of the state. It is time for a single payer system, that benefits all Texans.

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District 14 needs a representative who is an advocate for the people.

Adrienne wants to be to be a voice for the people ignored in our current political climate.  She is a second grade school teacher with Houston ISD, the largest school district in Texas. She has served as a Deputy Field Director with Battleground Texas, and on the Houston staff for the Obama 2012 election campaign.  

Adrienne is a Houstonian who grew up in the South Park community. Her father, who had a 6th grade education, was a car attendant for the Houston Police Department. Her mother had a 10th grade education, and worked as a waitress and a maid. Adrienne grew up believing in the American dream, and has worked hard to fulfill its promise in her life.

Adrienne believes healthcare is a human right, and vows to fight against the loss of protections for pre-existing conditions or coverage for mental illness by pursuing Medicare for All. She has plans for new investments through federal grants to revitalize the port cities, rebuild infrastructure, and create green jobs across the district. She will push legislation to secure equity in education, because she believes an education should not be based on a student's zip code. She believes in a woman's right to choose, and will fight for criminal justice reform.

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Medicare for all, a livable wage, and a quality education

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Create Medicare For All
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The United States should catch up to every other modern nation and implement a single-payer, medicare-for-all system. There’s no reason we can’t be #1 in the world instead of #37. It’s time to end the destruction of American healthcare by rapacious, price gouging, for-profit, private health insurance middlemen. In talking with seniors, they are paying a tremendous amount for prescription drugs, and must decide between purchasing needed medicines to maintain their quality of life, and other necessities, such as groceries.

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Create fully funded higher education
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In America, every child deserves a chance to succeed. Educating the citizenry of a nation pays dividends in the long run, with the economy getting back much more than is initially put in. Crushing student debt for higher education would no longer burden young men and women trying to improve their lives through hard work. We should strive to have the best education system in the world.

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Create A Just Justice System
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It's time to end our for-profit criminal justice system by ending prison labor, private prisons and detention centers, cash bail systems, and all the other ways our criminal justice system profits off the vulnerable. The War on Drugs has been an epic failure and destroyed communities of color. End the federal prohibition of marijuana, and invest in communities most affected by the drug war.

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Support our Veterans
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The establishment of community veterans engagement boards, which provides for the support of veterans through coordination, and integration, with non-veteran organizations, is my vision to bring to each county. In addition, once in the House, I aspire to be a member of the House Committee on Veteran Affairs, (the only Texas representative is Beto O'Rourke, who will be moving to the Senate, once elected in the November election!), so that we continue to have a Texas representative, and a strong advocate for veterans. The conversation with our veterans will not stop, while I am seeking office, or when I am in in the House. Town halls, with our veterans, will continue to be a focus for me. When I heard a veteran share, "I will fight for my country, and I need my country fighting for me.", I heard him.

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Pledge for #nofossilfuel
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I have signed the #nofossilfuel pledge to represent my commitment to prioritize the health of our families, climate, and democracy over fossil fuel industry profits. The political contributions from oil and gas companies, has allowed influence over political decisions made by representatives, who accept their monies. This causes laws that benefit polluters, instead of laws that benefit the people. It stops the bold vision we must have on climate change, and future actions. As your member of Congress, I will support policies that support the health of our country, our citizens, and our planet. This includes Initiatives to reduce the emission of greenhouse gasses, and investing in renewable sources, such as wind and solar. Together, we will build a better future for our children.

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Let's
Fix our broken immigration system.
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We need to fix our broken immigration system and provide undocumented immigrants with a path to citizenship. The push for DREAMers to become American citizens must not stop. DREAMers are not bargaining chips. It is time to bring people together, and not continue to tear families apart. The greatness of our nation comes from we the people. America was founded upon a revolutionary dream of freedom and justice for all. This promise brought forth a creation unseen in history, a people of many peoples, a nation of all nations, a land for people from all lands. We will not give up the fight for the hope of America. We want an America, as good as its promise, as stated by the Honorable Barbara Jordan.

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Democrats seek nomination for District 14 seat
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First Black Woman to Run for Texas’s 14th Congressional Dist...
As a native Houstonian Adrienne Bell always knew she wanted to give back to her community and has devoted her life to making strides to doin...

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