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July 29, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Elaine Luria today supported $2.1 billion in funding for U.S. Capitol Police, the National Guard, and the Department of Defense.
July 29, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Elaine Luria and Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA-4) today introduced legislation aimed at bringing advanced nuclear technologies to market while promoting American energy independence. They were joined by Congressmen Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH-16) and Scott Peters (D-CA-52).
July 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Elaine Luria today participated in the first hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol. In her questions to four law enforcement officers who were on the frontlines of the attack, Congresswoman Luria invoked the oath she first swore as a 17-year-old at the U.S.

July 21, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Elaine Luria yesterday voted for the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act (H.R. 2668), which will help the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recover refunds for individuals harmed by telecommunications fraud and other scams.
July 15, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Elaine Luria today chaired a meeting of the Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) Subcommittee examining the state of modernization efforts at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Board of Appeals.
July 6, 2021 Press Release
House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Vice Chair Elaine Luria penned an Op-Ed in today’s Wall Street Journal on the “Say-Do Gap” in the U.S. approach to China, arguing that what the Pentagon “says” about Beijing does not match what the current budget request “does.”
July 6, 2021 Press Release
House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Vice Chair Elaine Luria today led a letter signed by all the women veterans serving in Congress calling on Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to restore the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS).
July 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Luria was named to the 


In The News

August 5, 2021 In The News
An influential congresswoman has said the Navy needs a proper maritime strategy that defines its role in the world, but that a reorganization at the Pentagon must be the first step. More specifically, said Rep. Elaine Luria, if China is America’s top threat, then the Navy needs to identify how it can prevent war against the country or win in a fight if one arises.
July 26, 2021 In The News
When members of Congress head home to connect with their constituents, some hit tractor pulls. Others might stop by mom-and-pop stores. For Democratic Rep. Elaine Luria, whose Virginia district includes the world’s largest naval base, a recent swing included boarding an amphibious assault ship for a NATO ceremony and a speech by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
July 22, 2021 In The News
Local Congresswoman Elaine Luria is one of seven Democrats selected to serve on a select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
July 22, 2021 In The News
Virginia Congresswoman Elaine Luria has been selected to a bipartisan Select Committee to investigate the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
July 22, 2021 In The News
To put it simply, Congresswoman Elaine Luria said the U.S. Navy is making a big mistake by reducing its number of ships.
July 22, 2021 In The News
In a renewed effort to blunt Hezbollah’s influence in Lebanon, Reps. Elaine Luria (D-VA) and Lee Zeldin (R-NY) are set to introduce a bill today that pushes the State Department to exert new pressure to enforce a U.N. Security Council resolution mandating the disarmament of the terrorist group.
June 21, 2021 In The News
Veterans Administration benefits would rise this year in line with Social Security benefits under legislation proposed by Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Norfolk.
June 9, 2021 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria (D-Norfolk) sent a letter Tuesday to Gov. Ralph Northam asking for stronger enforcement of unemployment claims through the Virginia Employment Commission.
May 24, 2021 In The News
As Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reviews the US military's footprint across the globe, one top lawmaker is questioning whether a new combatant commander is needed to meet growing threats from Russia and China in the increasingly accessible Arctic.
May 24, 2021 In The News
A week after a ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline caused mass hysteria and fuel shortages on the east coast, U.S. Rep. Elaine Luria announced that she is cosponsoring legislation designed to bolster the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) in their effort to secure fuel pipelines nationwide.