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Elaine Luria participates in virtual roundtable regarding VA home loans

Congresswoman Elaine Luria joined fellow House Committee on Veterans Affairs Economic Opportunity Subcommittee members in a virtual roundtable this week to discuss the VA’s Loan Guaranty Service and the impact of the COVID-19 lockdowns on veterans’ home loans and veterans in her district. “Veterans across Coastal Virginia are experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 …

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Luria calls on SBA to process Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Congresswoman Elaine Luria joined more than 100 of her House Democratic colleagues in calling on the SBA to more quickly and transparently process Economic Injury Disaster Loan grant applications and provide updates to small businesses who have applied for an EIDL. “The Economic Injury Disaster Loan program is a vital resource for small businesses across …

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Luria calls on House leadership to hold floor vote on bill to help disabled veterans

Congresswoman Elaine Luria, D-Va., is urging House leaders to bring the Department of Veterans Affairs Website Accessibility Act to the floor for a vote in order to ensure disabled veterans have access to the benefits they have earned. The Department of Veterans Affairs Website Accessibility Act (S. 746) is the Senate companion bill to Congresswoman’s …

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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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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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