Press Releases

February 4, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria joined Representatives Michael Waltz (R-FL-06), Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA-06), and Lee Zeldin (R-NY-01) in reintroducing legislation to leverage research of the U.S. and Israel to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to better serve veterans.
February 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria received unanimous support for her bid to become the House Armed Services Committee’s Vice Chair for the 117th Congress.

February 3, 2021 Press Release
This week, Congresswoman Elaine Luria led a letter to the Biden Administration urging the President to appoint a Senior Advisor to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator for the Chesapeake Bay and Anacostia River to continue working to improve the health of the Bay.
February 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria called on the House Natural Resources Committee to hold a hearing to improve federal aid provided to fishery participants to ensure adequate relief is provided to Virginia’s aquaculture and shellfish industry.

January 29, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Elaine Luria led a letter to President Joe Biden and Department of Veterans Affairs Acting-Secretary Dat Tran, raising concerns with the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) privatization of compensation and pension (C&P) exams.
January 25, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Luria’s legislation allows young adults to stay on TRICARE health plans until age 26

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria and Congressman Michael Waltz (R-FL) introduced the Health Care Fairness for Military Families Act, which would allow TRICARE dependents to remain on their parents’ policy until age 26 without a premium increase.

January 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria secured a seat on the House Committee on Homeland Security, where she will bring an experienced military voice and perspective to security issues facing our nation.

January 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria voted to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection following the attack on the Capitol last week.

January 12, 2021 Press Release

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Yesterday, Congresswoman Elaine Luria convened her office’s Chesapeake Bay Advisory Board to discuss environmental issues critical to Coastal Virginia’s economy and way of life. The meeting marked the first of the 117th Congress and its sixth during Congresswoman Luria’s tenure.

January 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Last week, the Center for International Maritime Security (CIMSEC) featured the insights of Congresswoman Elaine Luria and Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-WI-08) in a recently released “Sea Control” podcast.