Press Releases

March 16, 2020 Press Release

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – On Monday morning, Congresswoman Elaine Luria will meet with leadership from Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Congresswoman Luria will discuss Coastal Virginia’s response to COVID-19 and challenges that frontline health care workers are experiencing.

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Monday, March 16

March 16, 2020 Press Release

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Today, Congresswoman Luria visited the Sentara COVID-19 Incident Center in Virginia Beach with Governor Ralph Northam, Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer, and Norfolk Mayor Kenny Alexander. After her briefing and tour, Congresswoman Luria spoke at a press conference about the federal response to the COVID-19 epidemic.

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March 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Elaine Luria voted for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This bill would bolster the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak and tackle the threats that it poses to our safety and financial security.

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March 13, 2020 Press Release

POQUOSON – Following guidance from the Virginia Department of Health, Congresswoman Luria announced she will postpone Tuesday’s town hall in Poquoson. This is a preventative measure out of an abundance of caution for constituents amid concerns of a COVID-19 outbreak.

March 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Luria’s Veterans’ Compensation Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) Act of 2020 and her Transparency for Student Veterans Act passed the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (HVAC) during markup, clearing the path for House passage of two critical initiatives to assist Virginia’s veterans.

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March 12, 2020 Press Release
New Dems endorse second slate of climate change bills
March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria participated in a House Committee on Armed Services (HASC) hearing, where she questioned witnesses about the importance of carrier presence to the military’s mission in the Middle East.

March 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, as well as Representatives Connolly, Scott, Wittman, Griffith, Beyer, McEachin, Cline, Riggleman, Wexton, Luria and Spanberger sent a letter to Secretary Chao in support of the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation’s (DRPT) application for an Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant for the

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March 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Recently, Congresswoman Elaine Luria submitted testimony to the House Budget Committee to encourage members to invest in our nation’s future while addressing the growing national debt.

March 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) and Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) introduced the bipartisan TRICARE ECHO Improvement Act, which would make commonsense changes to TRICARE’s existing Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) program.

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