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August 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman and New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Climate Change Task Force Co-Chair Elaine Luria (VA-02), along with NDC Chair Derek Kilmer (WA-06), NDC Vice Chair Scott Peters (CA-52), and the other Co-Chairs of the NDC Climate Change Task Force, Reps.

August 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Elaine Luria (VA-02) today issued the following statement after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to deny U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar (MN-05) and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) entry into Israel.

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August 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today announced that her office will host its first annual Congressional App Challenge in Virginia’s Second Congressional District.

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August 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) this week joined 47 members of Congress to call on House and Senate leadership to take immediate action to address the rising threat of white supremacist terrorism.

August 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Two months after a mass shooting killed 12 in Virginia Beach and days after 31 died in weekend shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) this week urged the Senate to reconvene and pass commonsense gun safety legislation passed by the House in February.

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August 6, 2019 Press Release

VIRGINIA BEACH – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today spoke at the grand opening of the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at The Up Center, giving remarks on the importance of caring for our veterans and military families.

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August 2, 2019 Press Release

WILLIAMSBURG – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) this week toured Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg, meeting with hospital leadership and staff and discussing critical health care issues.

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August 1, 2019 Press Release

VIRGINIA BEACH – Highlighting one of the most pressing environmental issues facing coastal communities, Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) on Wednesday participated in a town hall to discuss her strong opposition to

July 31, 2019 Press Release

WILLIAMSBURG – To celebrate the birth of representative democracy in America, Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) on Tuesday spoke at the Forum on the Future of Representative Democracy. Text of Congresswoman Luria’s remarks are below, and photos from the evening are attached to this email.

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July 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate last night passed legislation mirroring Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s House-passed bill to name a Virginia Beach post office after Ryan “Keith” Cox, a hero of the May 31 mass shooting.

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In The News

August 14, 2019 In The News
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — U.S. Representative Elaine Luria was in Hampton Roads this week. She toured Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg, meeting with hospital leadership and staff and discussing critical health care issues.
August 14, 2019 In The News
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A bill to rename a post office after one of the 12 people killed in the Virginia Beach mass shooting has been passed by the U.S. Senate.
August 14, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Elaine Luria on Monday announced that the House of Representatives approved a pair of her amendments as part of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
July 25, 2019 In The News
Congresswoman Luria’s amendment to H.R. 3504, the Ryan Kules Specially Adaptive Housing Improvement Act, would expand the pool of veterans eligible to receive VA-administered Specialty Adapted Housing (SAH) grants to include blinded veterans.
July 18, 2019 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria of Norfolk may be a freshman. But over the course of the last week, she’s been able to score two major victories in the House.
July 18, 2019 In The News
“In our community’s darkest hour, Keith prioritized the safety of his colleagues over his own,” Congresswoman Luria said before the vote. “He was a true servant leader who made the ultimate sacrifice. This is our chance to tell Keith’s story, to showcase his heroism to our community, our Commonwealth, and our nation.”
July 18, 2019 In The News
Say this for Congresswoman Elaine Luria: She hits the ground running and then keeps going. The first-term U.S. Representative from Virginia’s 2nd District seems to be everywhere these days — hosting town halls on throughout her district, speaking at a Memorial Day commemoration, meeting with high school students.
July 18, 2019 In The News
“I came to Congress to defend quality and affordable health care for all Virginians,” Congresswoman Luria said. “If this lawsuit is successful, it would represent a multi-generational attack on our Commonwealth. Millions of young people, seniors, and everyone in between would be hurt. I’ll continue to fight back at every turn.”
July 18, 2019 In The News
In an ongoing effort to combat the rising flooding threat, members of the Hampton Roads congressional delegation are working to make the issues famous. “Really wanted to emphasize the impact that it has on our local economy and military installations,” said Rep. Elaine Luria (D-Virginia Beach.) following a tour of the area with Florida Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Tampa.).
July 18, 2019 In The News
But, the other night, in York County, with the articulate and earnest Rep. Luria, it was very Virginia, very polite and perhaps decorous to a fault.

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