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Spanberger Encourages Central Virginia Small Businesses to Apply for PPP Loans Following Reopening of Critical Loan Forgiveness Program

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HENRICO, V.A. – Following the reopening of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) this week, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger is encouraging eligible Central Virginia small businesses to apply for financial assistance. This round of forgivable loans for small businesses comes after Spanberger helped negotiate and voted to pass a bipartisan, bicameral emergency relief package that included app... Read more »

President Trump Signs into Law Spanberger’s Legislation to Expand Broadband Internet Access, Lower Prescription Drug Prices, Support Veterans, & Prevent Tax Hikes on Local Breweries & Distilleries

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump last night signed into law a bipartisan fiscal year (FY) 2021 funding deal — as well as an emergency COVID-19 relief package — that contains several wins for Central Virginia small businesses, working families, and veterans that U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger fought to include. In addition to the COVID-19 relief provisions she pushed to include in the ove... Read more »

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 »

Richmond Times-Dispatch: 'Help on way' - confidence builds behind relief package in Congress

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RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, MICHAEL MARTZ Virginia’s senators say Congress is poised to act on a $900 billion package for short-term emergency relief to help American families and businesses survive a harrowing winter until newly approved vaccines can bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., a leader in a bipartisan centrist coalition that created the framework for the pack... Read more »

CBS19: Local lawmakers push for COVID-19 relief

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CBS19, KATHRYN YOUNG The $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security bill was passed in March and Congress has passed nothing since then in the way of relief. They're working on it and hope to have a last minute deal, but nothing yet. The CARES Act was the largest economic stimulus bill in U.S. history, but some of its funding will soon dry up as 2020 comes to an end. Law makers have ... Read more »

Henrico Citizen: Spanberger to host telephone town hall Dec. 16

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HENRICO CITIZEN U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger (Virginia-7th District) will host an open public telephone town hall Dec. 16 from 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. to discuss issues facing Central Virginia families, businesses, healthcare providers, schools and others. The live event will also be streamed via video on Spanberger’s website and Facebook page. During the event, Spanberger will be joined ... Read more »

Culpeper Star-Exponent: Health-care, COVID-19 town hall for District 7 residents to be held on Dec. 16

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CULPEPER STAR-EXPONENT Central Virginians are invited to participate this week in a telephone town hall about health care and economic issues affecting them amid the COVID-19 pandemic. At 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, 7th District U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger will address issues facing families, businesses, health-care providers and schools. People can take part by phone, and video of the live, on... 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 »

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