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October 2, 2020 Press Release
This week, Congresswoman Elaine Luria supported passage of the Uyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act of 2020 (H.R. 6270). This bill will increase transparency into how companies are profiting off forced labor in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).
October 1, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria issued the following statement after the House of Representative’s vote on the Heroes Act.
 
October 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria supported passage of the America’s Conservation Enhancement Act (S.

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September 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria introduced the Ensuring Phone and Internet Access for SNAP Recipients Act of 2020. This bipartisan bill would help households that benefit from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to receive relief for phone and internet costs through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Lifeline Program.

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September 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the Senate passed Congresswoman Elaine Luria's bipartisan bill, H.R. 6168, the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2020.

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September 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria voted in favor of the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act (

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September 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) Subcommittee Chair Elaine Luria presided over the Subcommittee’s oversight hearing to analyze the effects of airborne toxic exposures on veterans who served in Southwest Asia and how to improve access to health care for these veterans.

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September 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Tonight, Congresswoman Elaine Luria issued the following statement after the House’s vote to pass a continuing resolution.

September 18, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Elaine issued the following statement after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passing.

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In The News

May 15, 2020 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) introduced the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Improvement Act to help teachers receive additional student loan relief.
May 15, 2020 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria introduced the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Act on Friday. The bill would allow certain educators — those who teach math, science, and special education classes — to receive up to $30,000 in student loan forgiveness, while other teachers would be eligible for up to $15,000 in loan relief, according to a news release.
May 15, 2020 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria announced on Mother’s Day she is supporting a House resolution that recognizes the nationwide maternal health crisis and the urgency of reducing mortality and morbidity among women.
May 8, 2020 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) joined Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) in calling on IRS Commissioner Retting and Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to address ongoing accessibility issues for constituents without internet access.
May 8, 2020 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria (D-Va. 02) has authored the "Help our Heroes Access Medicine Act." The bill would reduce prescription drug co-pays during the coronavirus outbreak.
May 8, 2020 In The News
After speaking with small business owners in Hampton Roads, a Virginia Beach congresswoman has submitted recommendations for “legislative fixes” that would benefit small businesses applying for loans and grants through the Paycheck Protection Program.
May 8, 2020 In The News
In the letter, Congresswoman Elaine Luria wrote that Americans are turning to local media to inform them about the evolving impacts of coronavirus on their communities.
May 8, 2020 In The News
Congresswoman Luria, a Navy veteran, shared her knowledge on “how critical shipbuilding and maintenance is to maintaining military readiness.”
May 8, 2020 In The News
In response to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, Congresswoman Elaine Luria joined two bipartisan efforts urging the Department of Commerce to quickly implement relief for the fishery and aquaculture industries.
April 23, 2020 In The News
Second District Congresswoman Elaine Luria is co-sponsoring a bipartisan bill that would provide more funding for the Paycheck Protection Program.

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