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Luria supports bipartisan bill for critical investment in conservation efforts, National Parks

On Wednesday, Congresswoman Elaine Luria announced her vote and support for the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act. The bill would permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and create a National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund. Additionally, the Act could potentially bring over 10,000 jobs to Virginia, according to the statement …

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Sen. Mark Warner and Congresswoman Elaine Luria hold roundtable discussion with military families, veterans

Sen. Mark Warner and Congresswoman Elaine Luria want to make sure military families are taken care of during the coronavirus pandemic, which is why they hosted a roundtable discussion Wednesday. Luria kicked things off, highlighting her work to lessen taxes for Gold Star families, increasing compensation rates for veterans, and more. “We’re working very hard …

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Virginia Representatives introduce ‘Computers for Veterans and Students Act’

Four Virginia Representatives introduced the Computers for Veterans and Students Act on Friday as bipartisan legislation to provide a link between educational systems and non-profit computer refurbishers. Denver Riggleman (R-VA-05), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), Rob Wittman (R-VA-01), and Elaine Luria (D-VA-02) joined to push the act that would provide federal surplus and retired computers to non-profit …

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Rep. Elaine Luria secures more $2 million in federal coronavirus relief

Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s office announced on Monday the securing of more than $2 million for constituents from federal agencies. Additionally, coastal Virginia has been awarded several other grants to help recover from the global health pandemic including: -The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded grant funding of $1,152,305 to the Eastern Shore …

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Congresswoman Luria passes amendment to require Secretary of the Navy to report challenges among combatant ships

The House Armed Services Committee passed Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act on Wednesday. The act, which was passed unanimously, will require the Secretary of the Navy to report to Congress on interoperability challenges among combatant ships and between AEGIS combatants and 5th Generation tactical aircraft. “As the …

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Luria votes for bill lowering health costs, prescription drug prices

Congresswoman Luria voted for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act Monday which will expand access to health insurance coverage, lower prescription drug costs, and combat health disparities to improve the health care system for all Americans. Luria says the nation must “ensure health care is affordable and accessible for all Americans.” Read full …

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Public officials celebrate Supreme Court ruling supporting gay, transgender workers

Congresswoman Elaine Luria also voiced her approval for the ruling stating the no one should be discriminated against at their workplace because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. “I hope this decision serves as a powerful precedent for the LGBTQ+ community to receive equal protection under the law. While this is an important step …

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Congresswoman Luria advocates for additional COVID-19 testing and more transparency 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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