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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 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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Congresswoman Luria calls for firing of acting Navy secretary

Congresswoman Elaine Luria is calling for the firing of Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly following his latest remarks regarding the recently fired Captain Brett Cozier. “TR Sailors are on the frontlines of this pandemic and of our nation’s defense in the Pacific,” said Congresswoman Elaine Luria, referring to the recent removal of Capt. …

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Congresswoman Luria meets to discuss personal protective equipment shortage in Hampton Roads

Congresswoman Elaine Luria met with union representatives and healthcare workers Monday to discuss the shortage of Hampton Roads’ personal protection equipment supply during the coronavirus pandemic… The congresswoman said she will look into ways to direct supplies to home health care workers. Luria also discussed support within the CARES Act for PPE and her efforts …

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Eastern Shore health system awarded $81K in coronavirus funding

The money — a total of $81,224 — comes from the $2 trillion Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations (CARES) Act… Rep. Elaine Luria supported the passage of the act. She recently met Eastern Shore Rural Health System leaders to learn about their needs and preparedness. She’s also working with providers on the Southside and Peninsula …

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Luria asks congressional leaders to eliminate TRICARE copay during COVID-19 crisis

Virginia Beach Congresswoman Elaine Luria has asked national leadership to temporarily eliminate copays for mail order prescription drugs for TRICARE beneficiaries during the coronavirus pandemic… Luria is asking Congressional leadership to consider suspending that copay fee temporarily so military members and their dependents can follow the social distancing guidelines set out by the Centers for Disease Control …

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