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. “Also, by making these tax breaks permanent, residents and small business owners in the borough will be better able to plan for the future. They will have certainty about the tax breaks for which they qualify.”
“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.”
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U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that Samiya Fagun, a senior at Newtown High School in Elmhurst, Queens, has been crowned the winner of the Congresswoman’s fourth annual Congressional district art contest.
On Tuesday, the House of Representatives unanimously approved legislation introduced by Reps.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she has called on key Congressional panels to help with her efforts in making feminine hygiene products more accessible to women.
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The House of Representatives passed a bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and U.S. Rep.