ICYMI: Spanberger Hosts Telephone Town Hall Focused on Issues Facing Seventh District Families, Seniors, Businesses, & Veterans

Aug 26, 2022
Local Issues

Topics Discussed During the Congresswoman’s Town Hall Included the Inflation Reduction Act, Prescription Drug Costs, Small Business Concerns, and Gas Prices

More than 5,600 Virginians Joined Spanberger’s Event, Which was Her 41st Public, Open Town Hall Event

HENRICO, V.A. — This week, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger hosted another open, public telephone town hall to discuss issues facing Virginia’s families, seniors, and small businesses.

During the event, Spanberger and Seventh District residents discussed a wide range of issues facing Virginians — including prescription drug costs, broadband internet access, physical infrastructure, cybersecurity, gas prices, Veterans’ issues, and more. Additionally, she updated Virginians about legislation that was recently signed into law that will directly benefit the Commonwealth’s veterans, seniors, and economy — such as the bipartisan Honoring Our PACT Act, the bipartisan CHIPs and Science Act, and the Inflation Reduction Act.

More than 5,600 Virginians joined during Wednesday night’s event. Click here for a full video recording.

“I’m proud of my work on behalf of Virginia’s Seventh District, and I was glad to have yet another opportunity to discuss my record with the people I serve. During our conversation, I heard about many challenges facing Virginians — including high prescription drug costs, inflation, and concerns about physical infrastructure and traffic. My top priority is to not only be responsive to these issues, but to actually get results for our communities and work together to achieve progress,” said Spanberger. “I want to thank the Virginians who took time out of their busy schedules to join us, and I look forward to many more chances to have a dialogue about how we can make Virginia a stronger place to raise a family, start a business, and retire.”

Wednesday’s event was Spanberger’s 41st open, public town hall event. These town halls have focused on the many issues facing Virginia’s families, veterans, healthcare professionals, small businesses, students, and seniors. Click here to watch full recordings of previous events.


Recent Posts

Jun 17, 2024
Local Issues

NEW MILESTONE: Spanberger’s Office Returns More Than $39 Million in Federal Benefits to Virginians

Since the Start of 2019, the Congresswoman’s Office Has Returned More Than $39 Million in Backlogged IRS Refunds, Social Security Checks, VA Benefits, & More WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger announced today that her office has now returned more than $39 million in federal casework funds to residents of Virginia’s Seventh District. Casework dollars […]

Jun 14, 2024

Spanberger Statement on Supreme Court Ruling to Strike Down Federal Bump Stock Ban

Congresswoman: “As a Former Federal Law Enforcement Officer, I Know that Weapons Designed to Inflict Maximum Casualties Do Not Belong on Our Streets, in Our Schools, or in Our Communities” WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today released the following statement following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Garland v. Cargill, which overturns a […]

Jun 14, 2024
Gun Safety

During National Gun Violence Awareness Month, Spanberger Urges Speaker Johnson to Bring Bipartisan Bills to U.S. House Floor to Prevent Gun Violence

Congresswoman: “I Used To Carry A Gun Every Single Day — I Know What It Is To Be A Responsible Gun Owner” WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger — a Member of the U.S. House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force — urged Speaker Johnson to […]