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Spanberger Marks 100 Days in the U.S. House, Works to Pursue Bipartisan Healthcare, Infrastructure, & Campaign Finance Reform Legislation

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HENRICO, V.A. — U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today marked her 100th day serving the people of Central Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives. Since her swearing-in day on January 3, Spanberger has worked to advance priorities important to the people of Virginia’s Seventh District—such as lowering prescription drug costs, expanding access to rural high-speed broadband internet acce... Read more »

Voting on side of Central Virginians—not special interests—never a difficult decision

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CULPEPER STAR-EXPONENT, REP. ABIGAIL SPANBERGER As I campaigned across Central Virginia last year, I met constituents who readily shared their concerns with me. They spoke of issues as varied as the cost of prescription drugs to the lack of rural infrastructure to the impact of climate change. They spoke of a desire to see Congress work to solve problems for the people, and yet far too many also e... Read more »

Spanberger Helps Pass Major Campaign Finance & Ethics Reform Legislation, Sides with Central Virginians Over Special Interests

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today voted to pass a package of reforms that would strengthen transparency in the U.S. political system and limit the influence of special interests and undisclosed donors in the democratic process. Spanberger is a cosponsor of the For the People Act, (H.R. 1), which would combat a culture of corruption in Washington by limiting the unmiti... Read more »

HR 1 features Spanberger's election-security proposal

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FREDERICKSBURG FREE LANCE-STAR, CLINT SCHEMMER A significant chunk of the election reform bill passed Friday by the U.S. House of Representatives sprang from the desk of a freshman Virginia lawmaker, Rep. Abigail Spanberger. HR 1—the Democratic majority’s For the People Act—aims to tighten election security, guarantee fair elections, curb big money’s role in politics, and enhance ethics standards ... Read more »

House Passes Democrats’ Centerpiece Anti-Corruption and Voting Rights Bill

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NEW YORK TIMES, CATIE EDMONDSON The House passed the Democrats’ showcase anti-corruption and voting rights legislation on Friday, an expansive measure that aims to dismantle barriers to the ballot box, end big money in politics and impose stricter ethics rules on federal officials. The sweeping legislation, passed 234-193, makes good on the campaign pledge to clean up Washington that helped catapu... Read more »

Spanberger’s Amendment to Prevent Foreign Interference in U.S. Elections Now Included as Part of Major Campaign Finance & Ethics Reform Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to urge her colleagues to support and pass an amendment she introduced to strengthen the integrity of U.S. elections and prevent undisclosed foreign influence in the political system. The amendment passed with bipartisan support and will be included in H.R. 1. Spanberger’s amendm... Read more »

At Press Conference, Spanberger Urges Congress to Put Public Interest Before Special Interests, Pass Major Campaign Finance & Ethics Reform Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — During a press conference focused on a package of reforms to strengthen transparency across the U.S. political system, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today called on her colleagues to take action this week to limit the influence of special interests in the democratic process and restore the faith that the American people have in our government. Spanberger is a cosponsor ... Read more »