Press Releases

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.

August 14, 2019 Press Release
Ahead of First Day of School, Representative Launches Competition to Encourage Students to Pursue STEM

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.

August 9, 2019 Press Release
Representative Also Pushing for Senate to Reconvene and Pass House’s Commonsense Gun Safety Bills

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
20-Year Navy Veteran Voted in Support of Both Bills in February

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.

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.

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.

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.

July 31, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Heads to President’s Desk for Signature

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.