My Position on Economy & Jobs
Supporting Virginia Businesses & Entrepreneurs
Rep. Spanberger is focused on advancing legislation that grows Virginia’s economy, supports Virginia’s small businesses, reduces unnecessary regulatory burdens, cuts red tape, and invests in critical physical infrastructure improvements.
She is proud to have received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Jefferson-Hamilton Award for Bipartisanship” for her work to bring Democrats and Republicans together to advance legislation that supports Virginia’s economy, as well as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Spirit of Enterprise Award” for her leadership on policies that help grow Virginia’s small businesses.
Strengthening Workforce Training & Apprenticeship Programs
Whether they choose to go to college or not, Rep. Spanberger believes that all Virginia workers should have access to the education and training they need to achieve career success, earn a good living, and keep the Commonwealth the best place in the country to raise a family, work, and start a business.
Rep. Spanberger is working to increase investments in vocational training and apprenticeship programs for young people. These programs lead to better-paying jobs, meet the workforce demands of our local businesses, and make sure the next generation of Virginians stays ahead in a competitive and rapidly changing global economy.