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Spanberger Statement Ahead of Independence Day

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HENRICO, V.A. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today issued the following statement to mark the Fourth of July. “Tomorrow, communities across America will celebrate the birth of our republic. This year’s celebrations across Central Virginia may be altered by the ongoing threat to public health, but Independence Day still provides an opportunity to reflect on the ideals that brought our nat... Read more »

U.S. House Passes Landmark Broadband Legislation, Including Spanberger’s Amendment to Improve Internet Connectivity Speeds

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today voted to pass infrastructure-focused legislation that includes U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger’s priorities to expand high-speed internet access across the country, as well as her amendment to ensure that new broadband networks are built to provide customers with sufficient upload and download speeds. The House-passed Moving America... Read more »

Spanberger Earns Second Recognition This Month from U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Receives “Spirit of Enterprise” Award for Small Business Focus

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger has earned the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Spirit of Enterprise” award for her support of Central Virginia’s economy during her first term in the U.S. House — the second award the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has given the freshman lawmaker this month. Spanberger was awarded the 2020 “Spirit of Enterprise” award for her leadership on critical l... Read more »

Amid Administration’s Attacks on the U.S. Healthcare System, Spanberger Votes to Protect Pre-Existing Conditions Coverage, Lower Prescription Drug Costs for Virginia Seniors & Families

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the face of the administration’s ongoing attempts to gut the existing healthcare law, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today voted with a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to pass legislation that would protect healthcare coverage for millions of Virginians with pre-existing conditions, reduce premiums, and lower prescription drug costs for Centra... Read more »

Spanberger Welcomes Chesterfield Resident to Summer Internship

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HENRICO, V.A. – This week, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger welcomed 2020 summer intern Leah Erwin. Erwin is a Chesterfield resident and proud Virginian. Working with staff in both Washington, DC and Henrico, VA, she will gain a firsthand perspective on the workings of a Congressional office and receive hands-on practice in serving Seventh District constituents, supporting legislative priori... Read more »

Spanberger, Bacon Introduce Growing Climate Solutions Act with Broad Coalition of Support from Farm, Environment, & Industry Organizations

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07) and Don Bacon (R-NE-02) today introduced bipartisan legislation to break down barriers for farmers, ranchers, and foresters interested in participating in carbon markets and to reward them for embracing climate-smart practices. Limited access to reliable information about markets, qualified technical assistance providers, and cre... Read more »

Spanberger: Amid a Severe Public Health Crisis, Attempts to Sabotage Affordable Coverage for Millions of Virginians Must Stop

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HENRICO, V.A. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today responded to the administration’s latest effort to dismantle affordable healthcare coverage for millions of Americans still struggling under the weight of a worsening economic slowdown and a global pandemic, which has claimed the lives of more than 100,000 Americans. “For years, the administration’s persistent efforts to erase the Afford... Read more »

Spanberger: Report Showing Huawei Backed By Chinese Military Proves National 5G Strategy is a Top National Security Priority

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HENRICO, V.A. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today responded to reports that the Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei is controlled by the Chinese military. Earlier this year, President Trump signed into law Spanberger’s bipartisan legislation requiring a national strategy and a detailed implementation plan to protect American 5G telecommunications systems from foreign-based threats, l... Read more »

Spanberger Statement on Vote in Support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger — a former federal law enforcement officer — today released the following statement after voting in support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, legislation she cosponsored that would address issues of systemic racism within law enforcement and increase accountability in U.S. police departments. “The brutal killing of George Floyd c... Read more »

Spanberger, Bacon to Introduce Bipartisan Growing Climate Solutions Act

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HENRICO, V.A. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07) today joined U.S. Representative Don Bacon (R-NE-02) to announce plans to introduce the Growing Climate Solutions Act in the U.S. House. Introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Mike Braun (R-IN) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), the bill seeks to help farmers, ranchers, and foresters participate in the voluntary carbon market by establis... Read more »

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