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Spanberger Votes to Pass COVID-19 Emergency Relief Package & Government Funding Deal, Includes Spanberger’s Priorities to Support Central Virginia Families, Healthcare Providers, & Small Businesses

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today voted to pass a bipartisan, bicameral emergency relief package in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this month, Spanberger helped kickstart relief negotiations and craft the bipartisan proposal that led to this legislation. The bipartisan relief package includes many Central Virginia priorities that Spanberger pushed ... Read more »

ICYMI: Spanberger Hosts Telephone Town Hall with Virginia Secretary of Health & Human Resources Dr. Daniel Carey, Answers Questions Focused on Healthcare, Economic Issues Facing Central Virginians Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger this week hosted an open, public telephone town hall focused on issues facing Central Virginia families, businesses, healthcare providers, schools, and more. During the town hall, Spanberger was joined by Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. Daniel Carey to answer questions directly from Central Virginians about the range of... Read more »

Spanberger Statement on Stopgap Government Funding Bill, Status of COVID-19 Negotiations

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today released the following statement after supporting a short-term funding agreement in the U.S. House to prevent the federal government from shutting down this evening. “Tonight’s vote is just one more example of a broken pattern of moving from one impending budgetary disaster to another. Congress repeatedly refuses to respond to fast-ap... Read more »

Spanberger Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Critical Federal Assistance for Pregnant Mothers, Reauthorize Pregnancy Assistance Fund

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger introduced bipartisan legislation to provide essential services for pregnant mothers and reauthorize funding for the Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF). The PAF program helps states and tribal governments provide critical services to pregnant and parenting youth, pregnant women who have experienced sexual violence, and other vulnerable individ... Read more »

Spanberger Fights to Prevent Tax Hikes on Central Virginia Small Businesses, Joins Bipartisan Coalition Pushing for PPP Loans to Remain Eligible for Tax Deductions

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to concerns expressed by Central Virginia small businesses, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger is part of a coalition of Democrats and Republicans calling on congressional leadership to restore the tax deductibility of forgiven Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for small businesses. Earlier this year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ruled that PPP loans ... Read more »

Spanberger to Host Telephone Town Hall Focused on Healthcare, Economic Issues Facing Central Virginians Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

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WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger will host an open, public telephone town hall on Wednesday, December 16 focused on issues facing Central Virginia families, businesses, healthcare providers, schools, and more. The live event will also be streamed via video on Spanberger’s website and Facebook page. During her town hall, Spanberger will answer questions directly from Central... Read more »

Spanberger Statement on House Passing Stopgap Government Funding Measure

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today released the following statement after voting with a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to pass a short-term agreement to prevent the federal government from shutting down on December 11. “With the passage of today’s funding bill, Congress will vote again next week to keep federal employees on the payroll, suppor... Read more »

As FDA Holds Emergency Use Authorization Meetings, Spanberger, Johnson Push for Guaranteed Access to Free COVID-19 Vaccine for Medicare Beneficiaries, Passage of SAVE for Seniors Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07) and Dusty Johnson (R-SD-AL) today pushed congressional leadership to pass their bipartisan Securing Affordable Vaccines Equally (SAVE) for Seniors Act to make sure seniors on traditional Medicare have access to a future COVID-19 vaccine without cost-sharing. The SAVE for Seniors Act would clarify that Medicare must cover – witho... Read more »

Spanberger Votes to Send Strong Defense Authorization Bill to President’s Desk, Slams President Trump’s Veto Threat

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today voted with a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to pass a strong bill to authorize U.S. Department of Defense funding levels and set national security priorities. The package passed in the U.S. House today focuses on maintaining the strength of the U.S. military, protecting servicemembers, and building resilience... Read more »

U.S. Senate Passes Spanberger Legislation to Name a Chesterfield Post Office After World War II Code Breaker, Midlothian Resident Dorothy Bruce, Bill Heads to President’s Desk

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate last night 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 Braden Bruce. The bill now heads to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law. Spanberger’s legislation honors the legacy of Dorothy Bruce, who was recruited by the U.S. m... Read more »

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