Press Releases

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
Inconsistencies in Answers from Key Navy Leadership

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
20-Year Navy Veteran Praised for Her Leadership

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
20-Year Navy Veteran Stands Up for Allies in Fight Against ISIS
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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