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Arcadia conducts virtual town hall Q&A with Congresswoman Luria

On Monday, May 10, 2021, Congresswoman Elaine Luria joined Arcadia High School students and staff for a 30 minute virtual Town Hall Question and Answer session. After a brief introduction by Arcadia High School History Teacher, Mr. Nathan Harned, Congresswoman Luria provided the audience with an overview of her position as a U.S. Representative before …

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Luria pushes Navy for more efficient ship maintenance

House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Elaine Luria pressed members of the Naval Sea Systems Command on the maintenance delays that are significantly impacting operational availability in a subcommittee meeting this week. Her questions came during a Readiness Subcommittee hearing on Ship and Submarine Maintenance, where she stressed that investments in public and private shipyards, …

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Rep. Luria invites President Biden for return visit to Hampton Roads

Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) has invited President Joe Biden to return to Hampton Roads. She extended the invitation on Monday, when the President visited Yorktown and Tidewater Community College. Luria specifically invited Biden to come back and to get a first-hand look at Naval Station Norfolk and the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. She said the President …

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Rep. Luria Hears Local Questions, Concerns About Rescue Plan Funding

Congresswoman Elaine Luria hosted an online forum Wednesday in which Coastal Virginia leaders voiced their appreciation and concerns regarding the American Rescue Plan that was signed into law March 12 and will provide funding to states and localities recovering from the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The participants included Cape Charles Mayor William “Smitty” …

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Rep. Luria wants to see Tricare expanded for young adults

The Health Care Fairness for Military Families Act would allow Tricare dependents to remain on their parents’ policy until they’re 26 without a premium increase. Taking action to protect the children of the nation’s military men and women: Congresswoman Elaine Luria is co-sponsoring the bipartisan Health Care Fairness for Military Families Act. The measure would …

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Luria condemns Chinese crackdown on pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong

Congresswoman Elaine Luria voted Monday to condemn the latest steps taken by the Government of the People’s Republic of China to stifle dissent in Hong Kong and intimidate pro-democracy forces. H.Res. 130 calls on the PRC to release pro-democracy activists and politicians arrested under draconian national security laws enacted in June 2020 and to respect …

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Luria votes to protect financial institutions serving cannabis-related businesses

Second District Congresswoman Elaine Luria voted Monday for the Secure And Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act of 2021 (H.R. 1996), a bipartisan bill to create protections for banks and other lending institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related businesses and service providers for such businesses. “These lawful businesses have as much a right to access …

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Buchanan, Luria, Mace, Sherrill, and Boyle Introduce FDA Modernization Act to End Mandatory Animal Testing, Lower Drug Prices

Today, Animal Wellness Action, the Center for a Humane Economy, the Michelson Center for Public Policy, and other affiliated organizations applauded U.S. Representatives Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., Elaine Luria, D-Va., Nancy Mace, R-S.C., Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., and Brendan Boyle, D-Pa. for introducing the FDA Modernization Act, H.R. 2565, to lift requirements for animal testing for any …

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Questions raised about Navy plan to decommission four Littoral Combat Ships

Lawmakers are questioning the Navy and its push to decommission warships years before the end of their life expectancy. At issue: the Navy’s announcement last summer that it intends to retire the Littoral Combat Ship USS Freedom (LCS-1) and three other LCS’s as a way to save money. The Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mike …

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