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December 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria announced House passage of the Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act (H.R. 729). This bipartisan bill contains her amendment advancing the coastal resiliency of military communities.

December 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The House today passed Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s Virginia Beach Strong Act. This bipartisan bill would make it easier for families of victims of the May 31 Virginia Beach mass shooting to receive urgently-needed financial support.

December 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) announced the House passage of the Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4) to combat voter suppression and discrimination.
December 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today voted for H.R. 2534, the Insider Trading Prohibition Act. This bill would establish an explicit ban of the practice of insider trading.

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December 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today voted to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act to provide relief to millions of Americans who are threatened by the abusive practices of robocalls.

December 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today announced that her office in 2019 has helped recover more than $1.3 million owed to constituents from federal agencies such as the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Social Security Administration.

November 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) has submitted testimony to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis regarding the effects of climate change in Coastal Virginia. Her testimony provided guidance to members of the Committee as they prepare critical policy recommendations to address climate change.
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November 25, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) this week advocated on behalf of Hampton Roads veterans by working to promote women veterans and address challenges related to the implementation of the Forever G.I. Bill.
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November 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today sent a letter to top education and city officials in Virginia Beach regarding the presence of lead in drinking water in local schools, the delay in notifying the public, and the distribution of information that may have created a false sense of safety.
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November 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) today voted for a continuing resolution to fund the government through December 20, temporarily averting another government shutdown.

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In The News

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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