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September 18, 2020 Press Release

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria issued the following statement on Rosh Hashanah:

September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria supported passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 2694).

September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Luria participated in a House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs markup on pending legislation that focuses on eliminating suicide among veterans, improving transparency and oversight at the VA, protecting employment and benefits for National Guard members, and enhancing research on prostate cancer.

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September 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria voted in favor of the Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act (H.R. 2574). This bill would allow private individuals to file lawsuits under the Civil Rights Act’s Title VI authority, allowing students and parents to remedy discrimination in education.

September 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria voted in favor of the Strength in Diversity Act (H.R. 2639), which would authorize federal funds for grants to support voluntary local efforts to increase racial and socioeconomic diversity.

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September 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria released a letter she sent to Congressional leadership urging them to include robust funding for the aquaculture and seafood industries in upcoming COVID-19 relief legislation.

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September 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Luria joined nine of her colleagues in voicing their strong opposition to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper’s decision to eliminate Stars and Stripes and calling on the Department of Defense to protect the editorially independent publication that has provided news for millions of active-duty members of the Armed Forces, veterans, an

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September 11, 2020 Press Release

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria issued the following statement after Bahrain’s move to normalize relations with Israel.

September 11, 2020 Press Release

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Today, Congresswoman Elaine Luria issued the following statement on the 19-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks that took place on September 11, 2001:

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In The News

April 23, 2020 In The News
On Tuesday, Luria cosponsored the Pandemic Hazard Pay Expansion Act, which would expand hazard pay to service members whose duties involve frequent exposure to COVID-19 during the public health emergency.
April 20, 2020 In The News
Today, Congresswoman Luria announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $1,152,305 in grant funding to the Eastern Shore Rural Health System to assist with their response to the COVID-19 crisis.
April 20, 2020 In The News
Second District Congresswoman Elaine Luria announced on Saturday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded more than 1.15 million in funding to the Eastern Shore Rural Health System.
April 17, 2020 In The News
Second District Congresswoman Elaine Luria unveiled a Small Business Hotline to assist citizens who have questions regarding the Small Business Administration’s rollout of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
April 17, 2020 In The News
Congresswoman and Navy veteran Elaine Luria is leading an effort calling on Congressional leadership to temporarily eliminate copays on mail-order prescriptions for military families and retirees with Tricare during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 17, 2020 In The News
Following proactive outreach to local elected officials and locality leaders throughout Hampton Roads, Congresswoman Elaine Luria joins bipartisan and bicameral efforts to advocate for more direct assistance to localities with fewer than 500,000 residents in the next Coronavirus relief package.
April 17, 2020 In The News
A Virginia Beach congresswoman has cosponsored legislation that would provide billions in coronavirus relief to localities that have fewer than 500,000 residents.
April 14, 2020 In The News
Congresswoman Elaine Luria spearheaded a bipartisan effort on Sunday hoping to temporarily eliminate copays on prescription drugs for TRICARE insurance users during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 14, 2020 In The News
Congresswoman Luria announced on Thursday she signed a bipartisan letter recommending that Congressional Leadership includes funding for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act in future COVID-19 relief packages.
April 9, 2020 In The News
Volunteers including Congresswoman Elaine Luria distributed food at Hampton University Wednesday morning while practicing social distancing.

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