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Henrico Citizen: Spanberger’s office has returned $4 million to Seventh District residents

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HENRICO CITIZEN U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger this week announced that her office has passed $4 million in casework funds returned to constituents in Virginia’s Seventh District. Casework dollars are secured and returned by fighting for backlogged benefits, and advocating for fair treatment on behalf of constituents dealing with a federal agency or program. Since taking office on Jan. 3, ... Read more »

NBC29: Rep. Abigail Spanberger pushes for COVID-19 economic relief with Congress

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NBC29, HENRY GRAFF Whether it’s this congress or the next, U.S House Representative Abigail Spanberger says Virginians need economic help and fast. It’s part of her push as we round the year to minimize the devastating effects of the pandemic. Fresh off an election win, Spanberger says a federal COVID-19 relief package needs to focus on small businesses, which continue to struggle as case numbers ... Read more »

AgriPulse: Outlook for ag climate measures brightens with Biden transition, new alliance

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AGRIPULSE, PHILIP BRASHER President-elect Joe Biden’s commitment to addressing climate change and the food and ag industry’s progress in coalescing on ag carbon proposals are increasing the chances that farmers could see new income streams developing through private markets and USDA programs. The Biden administration could take steps administratively, but ag groups also are gearing up for a climat... Read more »

CBS19: Spanberger wants Central Virginians to sign up for 2021 health insurance

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CBS19 Representative Abigail Spanberger is encouraging residents and small businesses in Central Virginia to review their coverage and sign up for 2021 health insurance during the open enrollment period. Virginians can visit healthcare.gov to review their options, make changes to their current plan, or sign up for a new plan on the health care marketplace until Dec. 15. Coverage begins on Jan. 1. ... Read more »

Richmond Times-Dispatch: With virus spiking and economy in peril, push for vaccine, stimulus package intensifies

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RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, MICHAEL MARTZ Virginia could receive the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the year, but some business and political leaders warn that the current Congress must pass an emergency relief package to help the state weather a long-feared winter spike in the pandemic until a vaccine is generally available sometime next year. Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-7th, re-elec... Read more »

Culpeper Star-Exponent: District 7 congresswoman urges cooperation to pass relief Bill before end of 2020

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CULPEPER STAR-EXPONENT U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-7th, on Thursday called on the Trump Administration and congressional leadership to recommit to the passage of a negotiated COVID-19 relief package before the end of 2020. In a letter to President Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Spanberger emphasized the urgent need for relief for Central Virginia... Read more »

340B Report: BREAKING: Bipartisan Group of 217 U.S. Representatives Ask HHS to Stop 340B Rebate Model and Look Into Third Party Vendors

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340B REPORT, TOM MIRGA Two hundred seventeen U.S. representatives—173 Democrats and 44 Republicans—this morning asked U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to take immediate action to stop drug companies and a vendor from changing the 340B program from a discount to a rebate model. Lawmakers told Azar in a Nov. 13 letter that pharma information technology company Kalderos’ 340B ... Read more »

CBS19: Bill aims to address FAFSA issue with VA Disability Compensation

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CBS19 A new bill before the U.S House of Representatives aims to address an issue in the federal financial aid system that penalizes disabled veterans and their families. Representatives Abigail Spanberger and Brian Fitzpatrick introduced the legislation on Wednesday. According to a release, veterans must currently list any Veterans Affairs Disability Compensation on the Free Application for Feder... Read more »

Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star: EDITORIAL: Tangible ways to thank veterans for their service

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FREDERICKSBURG FREE LANCE-STAR COMING as it does in the wake of a highly partisan and still contested presidential election, celebrating Veterans Day could easily be an afterthought. It shouldn’t be. Because honoring the sacrifices made by the 18 million military veterans living in our midst, and remembering the more than 1.1 million who died in service to their country throughout our history, can... Read more »

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