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October 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today responded to Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer criticizing her questioning of top Navy leadership on key military readiness issues at a House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee hear

October 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – At a House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02), a 20-year Navy veteran who retired at the rank of Commander, questioned top Navy leadership on critical military readiness issues facing America and her Coastal Virginia district.

October 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) Chair Elaine Luria (VA-02) today led her panel in a bipartisan legislative hearing on bills that would help veterans.

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October 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) returned Monday evening from a high-level bipartisan delegation to Afghanistan, Jordan, and Qatar, where she heard directly from active-duty troops defending the United States, received briefings from top military and diplomatic officials, and visited with key Middle East leadership.

October 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today released the following statement in response to news that White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney acknowledged that the Trump administration withheld nearly $400 million in security assistance to pressure Ukraine to investigate the President’s political rivals.
October 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Days after probing administration officials for details on a hastily announced military withdrawal, Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today voted to oppose President Trump’s decision to end U.S. efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria.
October 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The House today passed Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s (VA-02) bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study and submit a plan to Congress that would make VA websites accessible for veterans affected by blindness or hearing loss.

October 11, 2019 Press Release

VIRGINIA BEACH – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) this week met with her office’s Chesapeake Bay Advisory Board to brief our region’s key stakeholders about her legislative efforts to protect and preserve the Chesapeake Bay.

October 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) is requesting clarification from the White House about how and why the President decided to withdraw U.S. forces from the Syria-Turkey border and effectively abandoned our Kurdish partners in the process.

October 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) recently met with David Collins, the new director of the Hampton VA Medical Center (HVAMC).

Congresswoman Luria was glad to hear Director Collins intends to set his sights on improved access for patient care, reduced wait times, and increased patient satisfaction for veterans living in the Hampton Roads region.

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October 16, 2019 In The News
VIRGINIA BEACH – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) this week met with her office’s Chesapeake Bay Advisory Board to brief our region’s key stakeholders about her legislative efforts to protect and preserve the Chesapeake Bay.
October 16, 2019 In The News
VIRGINIA, USA — Representative Elaine Luria is calling on the White House to explain their controversial decision to withdraw U.S. troops from the Syria-Turkey border, allowing Turkish forces to make closer offensive strikes on American allies.
October 16, 2019 In The News
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Congresswoman Elaine Luria this week met with her office’s Chesapeake Bay Advisory Board to brief the region’s key stakeholders about her legislative efforts to protect and preserve the Chesapeake Bay.
October 16, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman and Navy veteran Elaine Luria recently met with David Collins, the new director of the Hampton VA Medical Center, to speak on issues concerning military veterans.
October 16, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Elaine Luria (D) of Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District just had her second bill become law after President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan bill looking to put more money in the pockets of American veterans.
October 15, 2019 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria led a letter to leadership of the specific committees urging them to authorize the Defense Community Infrastructure Program.
October 15, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON – House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) Chair Elaine Luria (VA-02) today led an oversight hearing on VA’s contract exam process, specifically emphasizing its impact on rural veterans, including her constituents on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
October 15, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON – The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today passed Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s (VA-02) bipartisan bill to protect and preserve the Chesapeake Bay, recommending the legislation for a vote in the full House of Representatives.
October 15, 2019 In The News
HAMPTON, Va. — Congresswoman Elaine Luria introduces the Fort Monroe National Monument Land Acquisition Act on Tuesday.
September 12, 2019 In The News
VIRGINIA BEACH – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today voiced strong opposition to the Trump administration’s plan to divert $3.6 billion in military construction funds, including by taking away more than $77 million in funding from four projects in the Hampton Roads region.

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