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Democratic candidates are using their campaigns to help communities hit by virus

Luria said her campaign is reaching out to all sorts of people in her district to check in on needs. “A phone call can go a long way right now to show our community that we’re listening and here for them,” Luria said. “After each of my recent calls with local elected officials, faith community …

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Rep. Luria announces grant of more than $1.15M awarded to Eastern Shore Rural Health

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. The grant funding of $1,152,305 will assist the health system with its response to the COVID-19 crisis. “It is critical that we give health …

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Luria urges support for improved rural broadband access

Congresswoman Elaine Luria urges dedicated resources in the next relief package for schools and libraries to provide wi-fi capability to students without adequate connectivity in their homes. “With one in four rural residents unable to reliably connect to the internet, Congress must act to protect access to education for all our students,” said Luria. “Due to the stay-at-home …

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Rep. Luria unveils small business hotline for citizens seeking economic relief

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).  The hotline will also advise local small-business owners seeking economic relief through implementation of the CARES Act. “Small businesses employ 115,00 Coastal Virginians and are the backbone …

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Virginia lawmakers urge Navy to support shipbuilders during pandemic

More than a dozen lawmakers from Virginia have joined forces to request the U.S. Navy support the shipbuilding and ship maintenance industrial base. The lawmakers wrote a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Navy James Guerts asking him to ensure the safety of workers remains “the highest priority.” Those signed on the letter include Congressman …

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Congresswoman Elaine Luria cosponsors COVID-19 relief bill that would benefit Hampton Roads cities

Congresswoman Elaine Luria is cosponsoring the Coronavirus Community Relief Act. If passed, it would provide $250,000 in federal aid to localities with populations of less than 500,000 people. It would directly benefit communities in Hampton Roads, including Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Hampton, and Williamsburg, according to a news release. “The CARES Act was a necessary first step, but our …

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Luria joins effort to fund special education during COVID-19

Congresswoman Elaine Luria signed a bipartisan letter urging congressional leadership to fully fund the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act in future COVID-19 relief packages. “Access to a quality education is an issue that is deeply important to me and to families throughout Hampton Roads. That is why I joined this bipartisan effort to urge Congressional …

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Volunteers including Congresswoman Elaine Luria distribute food at drive-thru site in Hampton

“It’s incredibly important for me to come out and be able to help the volunteers to distribute the food and just really be able to thank the Peninsula Foodbank, the foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore,” said Congresswoman Elaine Luria. “I had the opportunity to visit them up in Accomack County about a …

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Luria and Warner participate in Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce Tele-Town Hall Wednesday

Congresswoman Elaine Luria and Senator Mark Warner joined a tele-townhall hosted by the Eastern Shore Chambers of Commerce (ESCC). During the town hall, both elected officials and members of the Chambers of Commerce fielded questions from constituents regarding the Coronavirus epidemic and its impact on the local economy, specifically looking at tourism, seasonal businesses, and …

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Luria asks for implementation of Defense Production Act amid COVID-19 PPE shortages

Congresswoman Elaine Luria has spoken with first responders in Hampton Roads, as well as home health care workers and medical professionals from area hospitals. Overwhelmingly, local health care providers told her that they need more PPE, according to a news release… Luria wrote a letter to President Donald Trump last week detailing these concerns. She encouraged …

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