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

Apr 13, 2023
Local Issues
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Topics Discussed During the Congresswoman’s Town Hall Included Broadband Internet Access, Social Security & Medicare, Gun Violence Prevention, Infrastructure, Environmental Protections, & Congressional Stock Trading

More Than 6,000 Virginians Joined Spanberger’s Event, Which Was the Congresswoman’s 46th Public, Open Town Hall

WOODBRIDGE, Va. — U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger last night hosted another open, public telephone town hall to discuss the issues facing Virginia families, seniors, small businesses, and Veterans.

During the event, Spanberger and Seventh District community members discussed some of the issues that are most important to Virginians. Topics discussed included expanding broadband internet access, protecting Social Security and Medicare, combatting gun violence in our communities, rebuilding our physical infrastructure, banning Members of Congress from trading individual stocks, and protecting our environment. The Congresswoman also recapped this week’s 2023 Farm Bill Summit and provided an update on some of her recent priorities in the U.S. House — including her legislation to address supply chain issues by supporting truck drivers and her bipartisan efforts to crack down on cartels.

More than 6,000 Virginians joined during Wednesday night’s event. Click here for a full video recording of the event.

“With every single one of these dialogues, our neighbors make sure that I’m even better informed about the issues that are top of mind for Virginia families, businesses, and communities. When I can directly hear from Seventh District residents, I can make sure I’m bringing the priorities of the people I represent to Capitol Hill,” said Spanberger. “Last night, I heard about concerns from getting connected to broadband internet to protecting our communities from senseless gun violence to rebuilding our roads and bridges. I’m grateful for the thousands of Virginians who joined to share with me. I look forward to the next opportunity to reach so many of our neighbors and discuss how we can work to improve our Commonwealth, together.”

Wednesday’s event was Spanberger’s 46th open, public town hall event. These town halls have focused on a range of issues facing Virginia’s families, Veterans, seniors, small businesses, students, and healthcare professionals. Click here to watch full recordings of previous events.

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