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July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Armed Services Committee unanimously passed Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act that corrected a problem with the Seaman to Admiral Program.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Armed Services Committee unanimously passed Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act that requires the Service Secretaries to report on the use of uncharacterized discharges for servicemembers who have served more than 6 months, but less than 8 years.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Armed Services Committee unanimously passed Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act that requires the Navy to answer serious questions about its shipbuilding practices.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Armed Services Committee unanimously passed Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act that will require the Secretary of the Navy to report to Congress on interoperability challenges among combatant ships and between AEGIS

June 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released its findings and recommendations for how Congress should address the challenges posed by climate change, such as sea level rise and recurrent flooding.

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June 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Luria voted for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act (H.R. 1425), which will expand access to health insurance coverage, lower prescription drug costs, and combat health disparities to improve our health care system for all Americans.

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June 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Luria voted for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act (H.R. 1425), which will expand access to health insurance coverage, lower prescription drug costs, and combat health disparities to improve our health care system for all Americans.

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June 28, 2020 Press Release

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — Today, Congresswoman Luria announced her support for the bipartisan Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence on China (EMPIL-DOC) Act (H.R.

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June 26, 2020 Press Release

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — Congresswoman Luria joins a bipartisan group of her colleagues in a letter to Senate and House leadership advocating for the needs of our veterans, transitioning service members, and their families in the next COVID-19 legislative package.

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June 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria voted for historic policing reform legislation to rebuild trust between law enforcement and our communities, hold police accountable, and enhance public safety. The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 (H.R.

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In The News

July 18, 2019 In The News
Congresswoman Luria sought answers for questions from city officials after the May 31 Virginia Beach Municipal Center tragedy.
July 18, 2019 In The News
Luria said one of her top priorities is “keeping the Chesapeake Bay and other waterways clean and thriving for future generations.”
July 18, 2019 In The News
“I am proud to work with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to ensure student veterans are able to use their GI Bill benefits when they choose,” Congresswoman Luria said. “Investing in education creates lifelong advantages. Congress should keep finding ways to make it easier for our bravest men and women to continue their education.”
July 18, 2019 In The News
"Fighting flooding, harnessing renewable energy, and helping veterans are three essential priorities in our coastal military community,” Congresswoman Luria said.
July 18, 2019 In The News
“As an engineer who operated nuclear reactors on aircraft carriers, I know that ensuring a thriving civilian nuclear industry is vital,” Congresswoman Luria said. “Nuclear energy must be part of any solution to transitioning to a clean energy future because nuclear power provides over 55% of our carbon-free energy.”
July 18, 2019 In The News
“It was a privilege to fight for Hampton Roads and utilize my 20 years of service in the Navy to ensure passage of a defense authorization bill that keeps Americans safe, gives our troops the resources they need to succeed, and best positions Hampton Roads to continue our critical role in defending America,” Congresswoman Luria said.
July 18, 2019 In The News
The Mirror was able to catch up with Congresswoman Elaine Luria prior to her meeting with Mayor Dize on Wednesday. The Mirror asked Luria what her impressions were of the Eastern Shore, and what she thought was the strategic value the shore brought to the state.
July 18, 2019 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) introduced a resolution honoring the 12 Virginia Beach mass shooting victims, heroic first responders, brave city officials, and the resilient broader community.
July 18, 2019 In The News
Rep. Elaine Luria, D-2nd, spoke on the House floor Tuesday and remembered the 12 people who died after a gunman opened fire at Virginia Beach’s Municipal Center, Building 2 Friday.
July 18, 2019 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria attended the annual Eastern Shore Christian Businessman’s Prayer Breakfast Wednesday morning at the Elks Lodge in Accomac. Luria then headed to Onancock for an informal Town Hall meeting. Luria met with members of the Onancock Town Council and the general public in an hour-and-fifteen-minute session.

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