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Rep. Elaine Luria questions Virginia Beach officials on lead in school drinking water

“Congresswoman Elaine Luria questioned top education and city officials in Virginia Beach on the presence of lead in drinking water in local schools, asking for answers on the delay in notifying the public, in a letter released Wednesday…”The VBCPS website states that the delay in notification was due to the need to secure the impacted …

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Rep. Elaine Luria to hold town hall meeting in Williamsburg on November 7

“The meeting will be held at the Williamsburg Library Theater from 6:30-8 p.m. and will allow Rep. Luria to hear ideas, suggestions and questions from Hampton Roads residents.” “This comes after Luria’s town hall meeting in Virginia Beach on October 3, where impeachment was a popular topic.” “Click here for full coverage on the whistleblower …

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Rep. Luria’s bipartisan bill becomes law after being signed by President Trump

“Rep. Elaine Luria (D) of Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District just had her second bill become law after President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan bill looking to put more money in the pockets of American veterans.” “According to Luria’s staff, the freshman Congresswoman worked very hard to get the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) Act of …

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Watch: Rep. Luria leads moment of silence on House Floor for Virginia Beach mass shooting victims

“Congresswoman Elaine Luria on Tuesday led a moment of silence on the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington to pay respect to the 12 lives lost in the Virginia Beach mass shooting.” “The bipartisan effort to remember the lives lost in Friday’s shooting was also attended by Virginia congressional leaders Rep. Bobby Scott, …

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Rep. Luria shares outlook of district during Yorktown town hall meeting

“At a town hall meeting Tuesday night, Congresswoman Elaine Luria answered tough questions about what is and isn’t happening in Washington that affects people here in Hampton Roads. She was grilled on questions surrounding treatment at local VA centers, national security and healthcare.” “The meeting was one of three she has done so far. It …

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Rep. Luria leading bipartisian effort to resolve Gold Star family tax issue

Virginia Democratic Rep. Elaine Luria, a retired naval commander, is leading efforts by a bipartisan group of lawmakers to fix a change in President Donald Trump’s tax law that unexpectedly stuck some families of fallen service members with higher tax bills in 2019. The legislation introduced by Luria is looking to change the tax rate …

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Congresswoman Elaine Luria visits Virginia Beach school, speaks to students

“Luria spoke to about 75 eight graders at Lynnhaven Middle on her path to Congress and to also highlight the importance of civics education. “While she spoke to News 3 after about a variety of topics, Luria expressed her excitement for the Something in the Water festival coming to Virginia Beach at the end of …

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Sparking growth: Congresswoman Elaine Luria hears from people she serves

“Representative Luria said during her time in Congress, and even while campaigning, she found these topics to be important to people in the 2nd Congressional District.” “Our doors are always open; our phones are always on to help all constituents [and] interfacing with any federal agencies. We wanted to bring them in to know we’re …

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Rep. Luria helping lead bipartisan legislation on improving military housing

“Rep. Elaine Luria of Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District is helping to cosponsor bipartisan legislation on that would increase accountability and oversight over private contractors providing housing for military families. The bill is the House companion to Senate legislation introduced last week by Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California and co-sponsored by Virginia Sens. Tim Kaine and …

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Congresswoman Elaine Luria to host open house at Virginia Beach office

“The open house will be held on Friday, February 22, between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Her Virginia Beach office address is One Columbus Center, Suite 900 283 Constitution Way Virginia Beach, Va. 23462.” “Serving constituents is the No. 1 job I have as your representative. My staff stands ready to help with all issues …

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