“It’s been a long road, but a school holiday for Lunar New Year will finally be a reality in New York City. I’m proud to have led the charge."
“I am proud to reintroduce, with Rep. Barton and Rep. Lance, legislation that would help protect millions of Americans from fraudulent, widespread telephone scams. The bill would prohibit spoofing by foreigners, and expand the law to include Voice over Internet Protocol and text messaging.”
I've announced, with Rep. Joe Crowley, that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will perform maintenance dredging of critical sandbanks in the Flushing Bay Federal Channel beginning this fall. Flushing Bay is an important local channel for ships and boats, and ensuring that these vessels are able to freely navigate through this body of water helps promote and improve everything from trade and commerce to recreation and public safety.
I am proud to have received a grade of 97 from the League of Conservation Voters, one of the nation’s leading environmental advocacy organizations, on their National Environmental Scorecard.
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U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and its Subcommittee on the Middle East, today issued the following statement opposing the nuclear deal with Iran:
“I strongly believe the world could and should have a better deal than that set forth in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which I will therefore oppose.
Today, top Democrats in the House introduced three bills that would make it illegal for public and private sector employers to discriminate, sexually harass and retaliate against interns.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) safety review of New York and Atlantic Railway. The FRA announced the launching of its review yesterday in the wake of the July 8th collision between a freight train and tractor-trailer in Maspeth, Queens.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today announced a $220,000 federal grant for Queens College.
The funds, allocated by the U.S. Department of Education, will be used for the school to continue its Disability Student Support Services project, an initiative that assists enrolled students with disabilities.
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Unpaid interns in most states aren't covered by the same workplace discrimination and harassment laws as employees, but some House Democrats are trying to change that.
Congresswoman Grace Meng has reached out to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to push for an increase in the agency’s efforts to control noise pollution from airplanes and helicopters.