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Spanberger Statement Ahead of Thanksgiving

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Today, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger released the following statement ahead of Thanksgiving Day. “For many of our neighbors across Central Virginia, this Thanksgiving may be one of the most difficult in their lifetimes. Even as we adapt our traditions and celebrations to keep our family and friends safe, many people are feeling more alone than ever. As we give thanks for the blessings in ... Read more »

Spanberger’s Office Has Returned $4 Million to Seventh District Residents

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Today, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger 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 January 3, 2019, Spanberger... Read more »

U.S. House Passes Major Workforce Development Legislation, Including Spanberger’s Bill to Strengthen Apprenticeship Opportunities

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Today, the U.S. House voted to pass major legislation focused on strengthening apprenticeship programs and expanding workforce development opportunities. The National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 includes Spanberger-led initiatives to create a new apprenticeship agreement between the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education, and to strengthen funding for successful partnerships ... Read more »

Spanberger Named to Conference Committee on National Defense Authorization Act

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Yesterday, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger was named to the conference committee on the House and Senate versions of the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA.) As a conferee, Spanberger will help shape the final language of the NDAA, one of the largest legislative packages passed by Congress each year. She is one of two Members participating from the U.S. House Agriculture Commit... Read more »

With One Month Left in Open Enrollment Period, Spanberger Encourages Central Virginians to Sign Up for 2021 Health Insurance

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Today, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger encouraged Central Virginia families, individuals, and small businesses to review their coverage and sign up for 2021 health insurance during the ongoing open enrollment period. Between now and December 15, Virginians can visit healthcare.gov to review their options, make changes to their current plan, or sign up for a new plan on the healthcare market... Read more »

Spanberger Leads Bipartisan Effort to Save 340B Drug Pricing Program, Preserve Deep Prescription Drug Discounts for Rural and Safety Net Providers

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U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today led a bipartisan effort to defend the foundational 340B Drug Pricing Program from reckless and extra-legal changes that would lead to significant increases in the cost of prescription medications for Virginia healthcare providers that serve some of the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable, at-risk populations. The 340B Drug Pricing Program was enacted by Cong... Read more »

As COVID-19 Cases Rise in Virginia, Spanberger Continues Push for Negotiated Agreement on COVID-19 Relief

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HENRICO, V.A. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today called on the Trump Administration and congressional leadership in both parties to recommit to the passage of a negotiated COVID-19 relief package before the end of the year. In a letter sent to President Donald J. Trump, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Spanberger emphasized the urgent ne... Read more »

On Veterans Day, Spanberger, Fitzpatrick Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Correct Flaw in Financial Aid System for Disabled Veterans & their Families

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01) today introduced bipartisan legislation to fix an issue in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that has unfairly penalized disabled veterans and their families. Currently, Veterans Affairs (VA) Disability Compensation must be reported in the FAFSA and is taken into consideration wh... Read more »

Spanberger Statement on Administration’s Ongoing Efforts to Destroy U.S. Healthcare System While COVID-19 Cases Rise

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Today, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger released the following statement as the Supreme Court begins hearing oral arguments on the administration’s case to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. “This week, as the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States soars above 10 million, the Trump Administration is in court pursuing its final effort to dismantle and destroy the Afford... Read more »

Spanberger Thanks Central Virginia Veterans & Military Families for Their Service Ahead of Veterans Day

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*Click Here for Photos From February 2020 Visit to McGuire VA Medical Center* Today, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger thanked Central Virginia veterans for their service ahead of Veterans Day. “Central Virginia has a proud record of military service, and our district is home to more than 50,000 veterans and their families. These former servicemembers have embodied the best of Virginia, consi... Read more »

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