Stories tagged: "Rep. Abigail Spanberger"

Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.) talks to constituents about drug prices.
Rep. Abigail Spanberger Gets $2.6 Million For Virginia Hospitals

Rep. Abigail Spanberger announced $2.6 million in federal funding for Virginia hospitals to purchase additional medical equipment and support preparedness planning to fight the coronavirus. The funding from the Health and Human Services department is made possible by the CARES Act, which Spanberger supported and voted to pass back in March. According to Spanberger’s office,...

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Rep. Spanberger Talks With Seniors About What They Need During Pandemic

Rep. Abigail Spanberger hosted a telephone town hall Thursday night to directly address the effects of COVID-19 on central Virginia’s seniors and caregivers, making it the fifth town hall she’s hosted since the pandemic began.  Callers from all across the commonwealth rang in to share their personal experiences with how COVID-19 has changed their lives...

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Rep. Abigail Spanberger Gets IRS to Set-Up Phone Customer Service For Stimulus Checks

The IRS is adding 3,500 telephone representatives to answer stimulus check questions, in part thanks to pressure from Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.).  After the CARES Act passed in March, millions of Americans received stimulus checks to help deal with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The IRS created an online tool to give recipients...

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Rep. Abigail Spanberger Urges Treasury to Ensure Americans Without Reliable Internet Can Get Stimulus Checks

Rep. Abigail Spanberger is leading the effort to ensure the federal government gets Americans without reliable internet service coronavirus relief funding as soon as possible.  Spanberger led a group of 50 lawmakers to urge the Treasury to ensure they are making every effort to reach Americans without reliable access to the internet. The Virginia congresswoman...

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Rep. Abigail Spanberger Calls For Bipartisan Work on Coronavirus Relief

Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.) wrote congressional leadership saying “there is no time to waste on partisan posturing” when it comes to funding to help Americans fight the coronavirus pandemic.

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Rep. Abigail Spanberger Reviews Federal Help For Small Businesses During COVID-19

Virginia Rep. Abigail Spanberger highlighted the different resources available to small business owners during a virtual townhall meeting last week, which focused on the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on local businesses in the commonwealth.  The remote town hall meeting was conducted over the phone and online, allowing constituents to ask questions and have a...

With Prescription Drug Prices on Voters’ Minds, Virginia Rep. Creates Online Survey to Hear From Constituents

The drug affordability crisis is creating intense anxiety for people in central Virginia, so this congresswoman created a new way for constituents to push lawmakers to act.