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President Signs into Law Spanberger’s Legislation to Name a Midlothian Post Office After World War II Code Breaker Dorothy Bruce

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump has signed into law 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. Dorothy Bruce was recruited by the U.S. military during World War II to serve in a top-secret group of code-breaking women. Sworn to secrecy, Dorothy’s unit w... 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 »

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 »

Woodworking Network: American Wood Council applauds mass timber provisions in NDAA

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WOODWORKING NETWORK, ROBERT DALHEIM The American Wood Council (AWC) is commending the passage of the rec National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill included language from Reps. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) and Austin Scott (R-GA) directing the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Agriculture to review the potential to incorporate innovative wood products in constructing or renovating facili... 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 »

Augusta Free Press: Spanberger, Johnson push for access to free COVID-19 vaccine for Medicare beneficiaries

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AUGUSTA FREE PRESS Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07) and Dusty Johnson (R-SD-AL) are pushing congressional leadership to pass their bill to make sure seniors on traditional Medicare have access to a future COVID-19 vaccine without cost-sharing. The bipartisan Securing Affordable Vaccines Equally for Seniors Act would clarify that Medicare must cover – without cost-sharing – a COVID-19 vaccine authorize... Read more »

WTVR: Spanberger, bipartisan group of lawmakers working to extend CARES Act deadline

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WTVR, SHELBY BROWN In the midst of a global pandemic, supporting Virginia governments, small businesses and healthcare providers is a pretty tall order. That’s the goal of CARES Act relief funds that Congress allocated back in the spring. The money is aimed at covering COVID 19-related projects and must be spent by December 30. Now, some lawmakers like Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger say it’s imp... Read more »

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