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.
“I am especially grateful for the trailblazing efforts of the African American community so that all Americans can enjoy equal protection under the law. Unfortunately, threats to civil liberties persist even today.” You can view the rest of my statement by clicking the link below.
“This package of tax breaks will send critical tax relief to our region, helping not only with our wallets, but with jobs and the economy, and I was proud to vote for it,” Meng said.
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U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) met with NASA to discuss ways to combat airplane noise over Queens.
The space agency is working on technology to mitigate aircraft noise, and is seeking funding to test and further develop these initiatives so that they can be made available for commercial use.
Legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) that removes the derogatory and antiquated term “Oriental” from federal law was this afternoon signed into law by President Obama.
Legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that would remove the offensive and outdated term “Oriental” from federal law was unanimously passed last night by the United States Senate. The bill, which was approved by the House of Representatives on February 29 by a vote of 376-0, now heads to President Obama who is expected to sign the measure into law.
Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) received a letter from the U.S. Postal Service saying that it has taken action to improve mail delivery in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens.
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