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During the Pandemic, Spanberger Amplifies More Than 1,000 Additional Constituent Stories on Prescription Drug Costs

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U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today announced the results of her second 2020 Prescription Drug Survey, a fact-gathering questionnaire that invited Central Virginians to share their stories and experiences coping with the dual crises of the COVID-19 pandemic and the intensifying problem of prescription drug costs. Spanberger received answers from 1,066 Central Virginians. This was the seco... Read more »

Spanberger Statement on Signing of Israel-UAE-Bahrain Agreements

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger — a Member of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee — today released the following statement ahead of the signing of the Abraham Accords, agreements to normalize ties between Israel and the Gulf states of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Bahrain. “I welcome the news that today, leaders from Israel, the United Arab Emirat... Read more »

Spanberger: Democrats & Republicans “Must Get Back to the Negotiating Table” on COVID-19 Relief

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**VIDEO: Spanberger Remarks at Rollout of “March to Common Ground” Framework** WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today joined her fellow Members of the Problem Solvers Caucus — comprised of 25 Democrats and 25 Republicans — to unveil the caucus’ “March to Common Ground” framework to help break the gridlock on the latest COVID-19 relief package. This morning, Spanberger spok... Read more »

Spanberger Tours Chesterfield Facility’s Mask Manufacturing Operations

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**Click Here for Photos from the Tour** CHESTERFIELD, V.A. —U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger toured the Blackbriar Regulatory Services (BRS) facility in Chesterfield County to learn more about how BRS is manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE) face masks for frontline workers across the United States. In response to COVID-19 and the nationwide need for PPE, BRS entered into medical... Read more »

U.S. House Passes Spanberger Legislation to Name a Chesterfield Post Office After World War II Code Breaker, Midlothian Resident Dorothy Bruce

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today unanimously voted to pass U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger’s legislation to name a Chesterfield County post office after World War II code breaker and former Midlothian resident Dorothy Bruce. Spanberger’s legislation honors the legacy of Dorothy Bruce, who was recruited by the U.S. military during World War II to serve in a top-secr... Read more »

Spanberger Leads Condemnation Of Executive Order That Would Gut Social Security Cashflow

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U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today led five U.S. House colleagues in strongly opposing the Trump administration’s recent move to defer employee payroll taxes, threatening the financial basis of millions of Social Security payments to senior and disabled Americans. The president’s executive order would also create a sudden increase in tax liabilities next year, leaving working families wi... Read more »

Spanberger, McEachin Tour USPS Facility and Meet with Employees to Discuss Recent Operational Changes

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***Click Here for Photos*** Today, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger toured the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Richmond Processing and Distribution Center with U.S. Representative A. Donald McEachin (VA-4) to meet with USPS employees, discuss the impact of COVID-19 and recent operational changes, and learn about plans for an anticipated increase in mail volume this fall. Last month, Spanberger co... Read more »

Spanberger Announces Additional $2.6 Million in CARES Act Funding for Emergency Housing Assistance for Central Virginians

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U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today announced a federal CARES Act grant totaling $2,633,897 to help meet the housing needs of Central Virginia families in Henrico and Chesterfield. The award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will be disbursed through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to 31 Virginia counties. Chesterfield County will recei... Read more »

Spanberger, Office of Virginia Governor Northam Host Virtual Forum Focused on Broadband Internet Issues in Central Virginia

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U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger and the Office of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam yesterday led a roundtable discussion with local officials, industry partners, area electric cooperatives, and the Broadband Association of Virginia to discuss the continued need for expanded access to high-speed broadband internet in Central Virginia. Earlier this week, Spanberger cosponsored bipartisan legis... Read more »

Spanberger, Warner Meet with Chesterfield County Public Schools to Discuss School Reopening Challenges Amid Ongoing Pandemic

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Today, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger held a roundtable discussion with U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) and leaders from Chesterfield County Public Schools to hear directly from local administrators and school board members about the challenges facing Central Virginia schools as they reopen amid the ongoing pandemic. “Opinions about school reopening vary widely across our Central Virginia ... Read more »

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