Telephone Town Hall with Rep. Spanberger

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Congresswoman Spanberger discussed how the Inflation Reduction Act was passed and why Congress voted on this new legislation.
Congresswoman Spanberger discussed how the Inflation Reduction Act will have effect on lowering inflation now, since it will not begin until 2024-2025.
The congresswoman discussed how the Inflation Reduction Act will affect the cost of vaccines and when it will take effect..

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AARP Virginia hosted this Access Live event to discuss lowering the cost of prescription drugs and the Inflation Reduction Act with members. This call featured Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger, the representative from Virginia’s 7th Congressional District. Topics of discussion included when the legislation will go into effect, if vaccines will be reduced in cost with this new bill, and the cost of diabetic medication. The congresswoman also addressed caller’s questions on if there is a list of the medications that will be negotiated with the drug companies, which vaccines will be free in January, and other provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act.