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After 20 years in the Navy, Elaine Luria got right to work for Coastal Virginia families in Congress by fighting to lower the cost of prescription drugs, protecting those with pre-existing conditions, and leading the bipartisan effort to stop gold star families from being unfairly taxed.

Updated: 2/2/2020

Yahoo! News

COLA Increase for Veterans Benefits Passes House

COLA Increase for Veterans Benefits Passes House

This year’s bill was introduced by Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Virginia, a retired Navy commander, and co-sponsored by Rep. Mike Bost, R-Illinois, a Marine veteran. …

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Military Times

Cost-of-living boost for veterans benefits next year passes House

Cost-of-living boost for veterans benefits next year passes House

House lawmakers on Thursday easily passed legislation ensuring veterans will see a cost-of-living boost next year if Social Security officials approve one …

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ConnectingVets

Lawmakers seek solutions for vets denied benefits after VA canceled exams amid COVID-19

Lawmakers seek solutions for vets denied benefits after VA canceled exams amid COVID-19

A backlog of compensation and pension exams is growing — with more than 230,000 delayed during the pandemic so far …

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Shore Daily News

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

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 …

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WAVY

Luria announces IRS hotline to assist with EIP stimulus payment questions

Luria announces IRS hotline to assist with EIP stimulus payment questions

The hotline comes shortly after Luria called on the IRS to create a phone line due to many people not …

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Augusta Free Press

Elaine Luria participates in virtual roundtable regarding VA home loans

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 …

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WAVY

Luria supports reducing US dependency on Chinese pharmaceuticals; cosponsors legislation

Luria supports reducing US dependency on Chinese pharmaceuticals; cosponsors legislation

Congresswoman Elaine Luria announced on Saturday that she is cosponsoring legislation that reduces the nation’s dependency on Chinese pharmaceuticals while …

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Augusta Free Press

Elaine Luria pushes for additional funding for Virginia fisheries industries

Elaine Luria pushes for additional funding for Virginia fisheries industries

Congresswoman Elaine Luria is pushing for $10 million in relief for Virginia’s fisheries and seeking transparency regarding the National Oceanic …

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Augusta Free Press

Elaine Luria calls on USDA to assist Virginia fishery, aquaculture industries

Elaine Luria calls on USDA to assist Virginia fishery, aquaculture industries

Congresswoman Elaine Luria is spearheading a bipartisan effort urging the USDA to support aquaculture growers and commercial fisheries in its …

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