Rep. Meng’s amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2017, H.R. 5293, secures a multi-million dollar increase in funding to combat cancers that kill millions of Americans every year.
Meng Expresses Concern over New Airplane Route at Newark Airport That May Create Additional Noise over QueensMeng sent a letter to the head of the FAA in which she vowed to fight the plan if the move results in more air traffic over the borough.
Meng’s bill would rename a key federal STEM program in honor of the first woman elected to Congress, Jeannette Rankin. The bill passed in the House of Representatives on April 18th. View Meng’s floor speech below.
“Women’s History month is a time to celebrate the successes of American women throughout our history and to honor the bold women pioneers who broke down many barriers.” You can view the rest of my statement by clicking the link below.
Home Page Tabs
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today hailed New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signing of three bills that will increase access to feminine hygiene products for New York City public school students, shelter residents and inmates.
Legislation sponsored by U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Patrick Murphy (D-FL) to increase funding for Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) – which provide critical assistance to small businesses – was passed last night by the House of Representatives.
In The News
An amendment introduced by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) securing an additional $8 million for cancer research was passed last week.
Eight students that reside in Queens have been accepted to the selective and prestigious United States service academies, according to U.S. Rep.
President Barack Obama has signed a bill eliminating all known uses of the term "oriental" from federal law.
Feminine products are having a moment.