Press Releases

February 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) will be welcoming constituents at a Feb. 22 open house in her Virginia Beach office, where she and her team will be on hand to meet attendees and assist with any requests.
February 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Virginia Representatives Elaine Luria, Abigail Spanberger, Jennifer Wexton, Don Beyer, and Gerry Connolly today issued the following statement.

“The past seven days have been some of the most painful we can remember. It has been very difficult to marshal the thoughts, let alone the words, to react.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine and U.S. Representatives Bobby Scott, Gerry Connolly, Don Beyer, A. Donald McEachin, Elaine Luria, Abigail Spanberger and Jennifer Wexton released the following statement:

February 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today issued the following statement.

February 1, 2019 Press Release
20-Year Navy Veteran Will Have Leadership Roles on Both House Armed Services Committee and House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today was named Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, a critical position for the Hampton Roads region.

January 31, 2019 Press Release
Retired Naval Commander Is First Woman Veteran with Military Service to Serve on Veterans’ Committee and First to Lead a Veterans’ Subcommittee
WASHINGTON – In a history-making appointment, Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today announced her chairmanship of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
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January 30, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Following the longest government shutdown in American history, Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today voted for the Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019, which would counter the administration’s pay freeze and bring a 2.6 percent raise to civilian employees. Members of the military received the same increase in a spending bill passed last year.
January 30, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today announced she is an original cosponsor of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which was introduced in the House of Representatives today.
January 29, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02), a 20-year veteran and retired naval commander, today questioned top officials at the first House Armed Services Committee hearing of the 116th Congress. The hearing focused on military support and continuing deployments along America’s southern border.
January 28, 2019 Press Release
20-Year Navy Veteran Will Join Panels on Military Personnel & Seapower and Projection Forces
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02), a retired naval commander, today announced she has been appointed to two subcommittees of the House Armed Services Committee. The panels are the Subcommittee on Military Personnel and the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces.

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