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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.
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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

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.

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In The News

January 22, 2021 In The News
Multiple Virginia lawmakers called Thursday for the ouster of President Donald Trump, the day after a mob of Trump supporters descended on the U.S. Capitol in an effort to overthrow the results of America’s presidential election.
January 22, 2021 In The News
Two more members of Congress from Hampton Roads are calling for the removal of President Donald Trump after Wednesday's insurrection in the Capitol by his supporters.
January 6, 2021 In The News
The Eastern Shore again will have a representative of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development office to help low-income Accomack and Northampton County families purchase or repair new or existing homes, thanks to Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s team.
January 6, 2021 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria announced Saturday that after pushing for the position, the Department of Agriculture will hire a Rural Development Specialist for Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
January 6, 2021 In The News
Congresswoman Luria joined her colleagues in the Problem Solvers Caucus and a bipartisan group of Senators in announcing a four-month bipartisan, bicameral COVID-19 emergency relief plan.
January 5, 2021 In The News
And on this Veterans Day - a reminder of the sacrifice as leaders get ready for the next four years. "It just means a lot to us that there's a holiday where people take time out to remember the people who served our country in uniform," said Luria, who is a Navy veteran herself.
January 5, 2021 In The News
This week, U.S. Reps. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and Elaine Luria (D-Va.) led a letter to conferees for the annual defense bill, requesting the inclusion of their bipartisan measure to research and treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for veterans.
January 5, 2021 In The News
On Tuesday, Congresswoman Elaine Luria toured the facility alongside 10 On Your Side.
January 5, 2021 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria recently sent a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles P Rettig to relay concerns that Gold Star families are still waiting to receive refunds from their amended 2018 tax returns.
January 5, 2021 In The News
Usually, when politicians ask small businesses what’s going on, they hear about problems, but when one entrepreneur-turned-member of Congress came to the Peninsula to check on pandemic-hit constituents, what she heard about was perseverance.

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