Press Releases

March 8, 2019 Press Release
Pushed to Ensure Taxpayer Dollars Aren’t Spent on Campaigns
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria today voted for H.R. 1, a landmark bill that would demand stronger accountability and ethics from public officials, ensure better access to the ballot box, and help end the reign of big money in politics.
March 7, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today in a speech on the House Floor, Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02), a 20-year Navy veteran, spoke in support of a House resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry.
March 7, 2019 Press Release
Reps. Wittman, Scott, and Sarbanes Cosponsor New House Legislation to Fully Fund EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program, Providing Certainty for Next Five Years; Sens. Cardin and Capito Helming Senate Effort
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today announced that she is leading bipartisan House legislation that would fully fund the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Chesapeake Bay Program for the next five years, ensuring that states get the resources they need to comply with their obligations to protect and preserve the Bay.
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March 6, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today in a House Armed Services Committee hearing spoke in support of modernizing the U.S. nuclear triad, providing assurance and projecting strength to global allies in her remarks.
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March 5, 2019 Press Release
Veterans Can Apply Online
WASHINGTON – The office of Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) is seeking a wounded or disabled veteran for a two-year paid fellowship in her Virginia Beach district office.
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March 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – In the wake of the President’s declaration of a national emergency on America’s Southern border, Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today announced she is an original cosponsor of a bipartisan resolution intended to restore proper constitutional balance between Congress and the Executive Branch.
March 1, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – At a House Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing this week, Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) Subcommittee Chairwoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) sought clarity from top U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) officials on benefits for an estimated 52,000 Blue Water Navy Veterans.
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February 26, 2019 Press Release
20-Year Navy Veteran Lauds DAV For Their Hard Work at Joint Hearing
WASHINGTON – Today, during a joint House and Senate hearing highlighting the Legislative Presentation of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) organization, House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) Chairwoman Elaine Luria made the following statement.
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February 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – At a hearing focused on military readiness in the wake of sailor deaths due to recent collisions at sea, House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces Vice Chairwoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today called for stronger action and accountability to better protect our Navy.
February 25, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Would Also Assist Survivors of Veterans

WASHINGTON – In order to ensure our nation’s veterans receive the benefits they have earned, House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) Chairwoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) introduced a bipartisan bill to provide a cost-of-living adjustment to veterans.

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