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February 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria issued the following statement on the Vice President’s tour of NASA Langley. This visit comes after the President announced his budget proposal, which would increase funding for NASA overall, but cut funding for critical programs impacting her district’s constituents, like the CLARREO Pathfinder.

February 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representatives Elaine Luria (D-VA-02), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), and Jennifer Wexton (D-VA-10) today released the following statement ahead of the U.S. House of Representatives voting to remove the ratification deadline on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution.

February 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congresswoman Elaine Luria introduced the Military Pilot Cancer Incidence Study Act (H.R. 5858) with Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-11).

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February 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congresswoman Elaine Luria participated in a House Armed Services Committee Military Personnel Subcommittee hearing investigating how to stop white supremacism in the military.

February 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria had a productive week on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (HVAC) and the House Armed Services Committee (HASC).

February 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House voted to pass Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s bipartisan Chesapeake Bay Program Reauthorization Act.

H.R. 1620 would fully fund the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Chesapeake Bay Program at a level of $455 million over the next five years. The bill also provides funding for local projects.

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February 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria today announced Virginia Beach constituent, Kristen Fenty, as her guest to the President’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday.

February 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Congresswoman Luria participated in the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs’ (HVAC) full committee hearing on veteran suicide.

February 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Luria issued the following statement on the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan that the President proposed.

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In The News

October 15, 2019 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria led a letter to leadership of the specific committees urging them to authorize the Defense Community Infrastructure Program.
October 15, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON – House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) Chair Elaine Luria (VA-02) today led an oversight hearing on VA’s contract exam process, specifically emphasizing its impact on rural veterans, including her constituents on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
October 15, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON – The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today passed Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s (VA-02) bipartisan bill to protect and preserve the Chesapeake Bay, recommending the legislation for a vote in the full House of Representatives.
October 15, 2019 In The News
HAMPTON, Va. — Congresswoman Elaine Luria introduces the Fort Monroe National Monument Land Acquisition Act on Tuesday.
September 12, 2019 In The News
VIRGINIA BEACH – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today voiced strong opposition to the Trump administration’s plan to divert $3.6 billion in military construction funds, including by taking away more than $77 million in funding from four projects in the Hampton Roads region.
September 12, 2019 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria recently toured Naval Air Station Oceana, and during her visit, she learned infrastructure is the top issue at the East Coast Master Jet Base.
September 12, 2019 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) this week visited the Eastern Shore of Virginia, meeting with local businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and military outposts in a picturesque section of Virginia’s Second Congressional District.
September 3, 2019 In The News
HAMPTON, Va. — Congresswoman Elaine Luria on Monday gave the keynote address at NASA Langley’s Thermal and Fluids Analysis Workshop.
September 3, 2019 In The News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Congresswoman Elaine Luria was in Newport News on Sunday at the United Jewish Community of the Virginia Peninsula.
September 3, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON — The New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Climate Change Task Force released policy principles to combat climate change with the seriousness and urgency it demands.

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