Press Releases

June 23, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Elaine Luria today voted to increase protections for seniors in the workplace.
June 23, 2021 Press Release
House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Vice Chair Elaine Luria today pressed the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff about the military’s “divest to invest” strategy weakening our ability to confront China.
June 17, 2021 Press Release
Today Congresswoman Elaine Luria and Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH-16) introduced the Twenty First Century Nuclear Security Act, bipartisan legislation that will deploy a whole-of-government effort to assess the risk to U.S. national security posed by Russian and Chinese dominance in the global nuclear energy market and identify opportunities for the U.S. to regain global leadership.
June 17, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria and Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC-02) introduced the Representation for Exceptional Military Families Act, which creates an advisory council that represents the diversity of the disability community and provides routine recommendations to the services independent from the yearly NDAA process.
June 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Elaine Luria yesterday questioned leadership of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) abut lessons learned from the ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline.
June 16, 2021 Press Release
This week, Congresswoman Elaine Luria and Congressman Troy Nehls (R-TX-22) introduced the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) Act of 2021 to increase pay and benefits for American veterans.
June 15, 2021 Press Release
House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Vice Chair Elaine Luria today questioned U.S. Navy leadership about its decision to decommission 15 ships while prioritizing investments in unproven technology that will not be realized for years.
June 14, 2021 Press Release
President Joe Biden announced this week that $2 billion diverted from the Pentagon by the previous administration for border wall construction was restored, including more than $26 million to address safety issues at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard.
June 14, 2021 Press Release

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — On Monday June 21, Congresswoman Elaine Luria will host an in-person town hall event at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach. The event will be moderated by the Rev. Dr. Veronica Coleman

June 9, 2021 Press Release
Today, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators introduced companion legislation to Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s Health Care Fairness for Military Families Act (H.R. 475), which would allow people under the age of 26 to stay on a parent’s TRICARE plan. Congresswoman Luria issued the following statement:

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