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CBS19: Resolution before U.S. House on rising maternal mortality rate

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CBS19 A resolution before the U.S. House of Representatives aims to increase efforts to reduce the number of women who die in childbirth. Representatives A. Donald McEachin (D-VA 4th) and Abigail Spanberger (D-7th) introduced the resolution on Wednesday to recognize the maternal mortality crisis in the United States. According to a release, this resolution aims to strengthen federal, state and loc... Read more »

Spanberger: Administration’s Budget Proposal Leaves Central Virginia Families, Seniors, & Communities Behind

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today issued the following statement after the administration released its proposed budget for fiscal year (FY) 2021. “The president’s budget is a reflection of the administration’s priorities—and once again, the administration’s budget plan shows a clear disregard for programs that protect the health of our neighbors, increase opportunity ... Read more »

Spanberger Statement Following State of the Union Address

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today issued the following statement after the State of the Union Address. “Each year, the State of the Union reflects the priorities of the current administration—and it provides the American people with a collective moment to reflect on the strength and security of our country. “In tonight’s address, President Trump outlined efforts to st... Read more »

Spanberger Launches 2020 Prescription Drug Survey, Invites Feedback & Personal Stories from Central Virginians

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*Click here for photos from the Congresswoman’s recent in-district Healthcare Tour* WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today launched her 2020 Prescription Drug Survey to gather direct feedback from her constituents on the growing crisis of prescription drug costs. Since taking office last year, Spanberger has worked on multiple pieces of legislation aimed at reducing the hi... Read more »

Homeland Preparedness News: Reps. Spanberger, Bacon introduce bill to protect veteran firefighters

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HOMELAND PREPAREDNESS NEWS, DAVE KOVALESKI U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) introduced a bill to provide veteran firefighters with improved compensation and benefits. The Michael Lecik Military Firefighters Protection Act would protect veteran firefighters who become disabled by serious diseases—including heart disease, lung disease, and certain cancers. It would create the assumption that thes... Read more »

NBC12: Spanberger bill aims to shed light on prescription drug pricing

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NBC12, HEATHER SULLIVAN Chances are you feel the pain when you fill a drug prescription. Prices are skyrocketing for many needed drugs. But there’s a mystery at play: What’s really driving up prices? Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (D-District 7) wonders, too. She wants to pull back the curtain to help get prices down. In the Davis family of Chesterfield, both Brian Davis and his son Joshua have ... Read more »

Spanberger, Bacon Introduce Michael Lecik Military Firefighters Protection Act to Recognize Long-Term Risks of Military Firefighting, Strengthen VA Benefits for Veteran Firefighters

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today introduced a bipartisan bill to provide veteran firefighters with the fair compensation, healthcare, and retirement benefits they’ve earned through their service. The bipartisan legislation is named after Powhatan County resident Michael Lecik, a former U.S. Air Force firefighter who was twice deployed to the Middle East. His service ... Read more »

CBS19: U.S. House bill aims to help veteran firefighters

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CBS19, NEWS STAFF A bill has been introduced in the U.S. House that aims to help veteran firefighters. Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger and Congressman Don Bacon (R-Nebraska-02), a U.S. Air Force veteran, introduced the Michael Lecik Military Firefighters Protection Act on Thursday. It aims to provide veteran firefighters will the compensation, health care, and retirement benefits they earned with... Read more »

Culpeper Star Exponent: Spanberger assesses her freshman year in House

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CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT, CLINT SCHEMMER A current Republican talking point is that “Do Nothing Democrats” are obsessed with impeachment. Rep. Abigail Spanberger, the centrist Democrat who represents Central Virginia’s sprawling 7th District, doesn’t buy it. On Friday, her first anniversary as a member of the 166th Congress, Spanberger said she is proud of what she has achieved on health care, broad... Read more »

Spanberger Marks One Year in U.S. House, Highlights Work to Lower Prescription Drugs Costs, Expand Broadband Access, & Strengthen Border Security

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**Click Here for a Report on Spanberger’s Accomplishments for Central Virginia in 2019** HENRICO, V.A. – U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today marked one-year in the U.S. House of Representatives serving the people of Central Virginia. Spanberger also released this report focused on key accomplishments from her first year in the U.S. House. Since her swearing-in on January 3, 2019, Spanberg... Read more »

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