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Congresswoman Luria to propose Eastern Shore 911 project for federal community projects grant

At Wednesday’s Accomack County Board of Supervisors meeting, Accomack County Administrator Mike Mason said that the regional 911 infrastructure project has been chosen by Congresswoman Elaine Luria to be considered for a Federal Community Projects Grant. The project will be one of 10 for which Luria will including in her district wide funding requests. At …

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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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ESRH to receive $5.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding

Congresswoman Elaine Luria Monday announced that Eastern Shore Rural Health System received $5,704,750 in funding as a result of the American Rescue Plan Act. The funding is part of a $10 billion effort within in the $1.9 trillion economic recovery package to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines and build vaccine confidence in hardest-hit and highest-risk …

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Luria Requests Appointment of EPA Senior Advisor on Chesapeake Bay

Second District Congresswoman Elaine Luria led a letter to the Biden administration last week urging the appointment of an EPA senior advisor focused on the Chesapeake Bay and Anacostia River. “The Chesapeake Bay generates $33 billion in economic value annually, and its health directly impacts Coastal Virginians’ livelihoods and the culture of our community,” Luria …

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Luria announces USDA to hire Rural Development Specialist for the Eastern Shore

Congresswoman Elaine Luria announced Saturday that after pushing for the position, the Department of Agriculture will hire a Rural Development Specialist for Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The decision comes after Luria pushed for the reestablishment of the position to assist residents of the region. “For too long, Eastern Shore residents were unable to receive professional help …

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Luria supports group seeking help for transitioning service members

Congresswoman Luria joins a bipartisan group of her colleagues in a letter to Senate and House leadership advocating for the needs of our veterans, transitioning service members, and their families in the next COVID-19 legislative package. “As a 20-year Navy veteran, I know how difficult the transition back to civilian life can be for those …

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Luria calls for action on COVID-19 crisis in nursing homes

https://shoredailynews.com/headlines/luria-calls-on-action-on-covid-19-crisis-in-nursing-homes/Congresswoman Elaine Luria joined an effort calling on the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to address the COVID-19 crisis occurring within nursing homes. Luria said across the country there is a need for additional federal support and guidance for nursing homes dealing with the health crisis. …

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Luria and For Country Caucus urge congressional leaders to focus on commonsense COVID-19 solutions

“Congress has a responsibility to work together to deliver results, especially during a public health emergency and economic crisis,” said Congresswoman Luria. “I look forward to continuing to work with my fellow veterans in For Country Caucus as we advocate for bipartisan proposals to promote national unity, grow the American economy, and ensure national security.” …

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Congresswoman Luria Calls on IRS to Provide Telephone Hotline during COVID-19 for Constituents without Internet Access

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. Without access to the online portal, these constituents are unable to receive timely information or provide updates to the IRS in order to receive their Economic …

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