“Working as a child model or actor can be an incredible opportunity, and lead to success for a lifetime,” said Meng. “However, the work can come with much risk. That’s why we need a federal law that would finally ensure that children in acting and modeling are adequately protected.”
“The FAA has failed the residents of Queens. It continues to ignore the borough by making no real attempt to decrease the excessive aircraft noise over the area. I believe that the Environmental Protection Agency is better suited to handle the problem, and this bill is the best way for the agency to take control of it.”
“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.”
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U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-New York) and Lynn Jenkins (R-Kansas) today placed a friendly wager on the World Series, as their respective hometown teams, the New York Mets and Kansas City Royals, prepare to face each other in the upcoming games.
Under the bet, the losing lawmaker must wear the winning team’s jersey, including taking a picture in it while congratulating the winner.
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