Press Releases

July 2, 2021 Press Release

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

June 30, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Elaine Luria today voted for H.Res. 503, which would establish a Select Committee to investigate the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6.
June 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Elaine Luria today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the INVEST In America Act (H.R. 3684), a $547 billion surface transportation infrastructure package that includes funding for critical projects in Hampton Roads. 

June 30, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Elaine Luria today introduced the Ensuring Phone and Internet Access for SNAP Recipients Act of 2021. This bipartisan bill would lower the cost of phone and internet access for households that benefit from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Congresswoman Luria was joined by Congressman John Katko (R-NY-24).
June 30, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Elaine Luria this week voted for the Honoring Our Promises through Expedition (HOPE) for Afghan SIVs Act of 2021 (H.R. 3385), which waives the requirement for Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) applicants to undergo a medical examination while in Afghanistan.
June 29, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Elaine Luria today voted for the IG Independence and Empowerment Act (H.R. 2662), bolstering the independence of inspectors general and empowering them to investigate abuses at federal agencies.
June 29, 2021 Press Release
House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Vice Chair Elaine Luria today pressed Army leadership on the role of American ground forces in the event of a conflict with China.
June 29, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Elaine Luria today introduced the Strategic Lebanon Security Reporting Act, a bipartisan bill aimed at pressuring the Lebanese government to disarm paramilitary groups within its borders, including Hezbollah — a terrorist organization — and Iranian proxy militia. Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY-1) joined Congresswoman Luria in introducing the measure.
June 24, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan, bicameral bill would elevate importance of Arctic theater
This week, Congresswoman Elaine Luria and Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-WI-08), along with U.S. Senators Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) and Angus King (I-Maine), introduced the Arctic Security Initiative Act of 2021, legislation requiring the Department of Defense (DOD) to conduct a security assessment of the Arctic region and establish an Arctic Security Initiative (ASI) with a five-year plan to fully resource the DOD and individual service-specific strategies for the Arctic that have been released over the past several years.
June 24, 2021 Press Release
Honoring Our PACT Act would secure benefits and primary health care coverage for up to 3.5 million veterans with 23 different illnesses
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria testified before the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (HVAC) in support of the Honoring Our PACT Act (

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