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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.