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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Mar 21, 2017 Press Release
Measure would rename existing STEM grant program after former Rep. Jeannette Rankin
Mar 17, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman’s provisions aim to provide employment opportunities to recently discharged service members and address staffing shortages within the Department of Veterans Affairs
Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement opposing President Trump’s budget proposal.
 
Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today commended Delta Air Lines for its decision to fly quieter airplanes at LaGuardia Airport.
 
Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to stand against President Trump’s immigration policies, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be her guest at the President’s address to Congress tonight.  
 
Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) tonight issued the following statement on President Trump’s first address to a Joint session of Congress.
 
Feb 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asking him to fully restore the “Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism” section of the State Department website.
 
Feb 23, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today her opposition to proposed state budget cuts to senior centers.

Feb 22, 2017 Press Release
Measure notes the holiday’s special significance to Bangladesh and those of Bangladeshi descent
Feb 21, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the wave of threats and attacks against the Jewish community.
 

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Feb 24, 2017 In The News

In a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) demanded that he restore materials on combatting anti-Semitism to the State Department website had been deleted during the transition from the Obama administration.

Feb 17, 2017 In The News

Did you know that there are girls who skip school when they get their periods?

Jan 30, 2017 In The News

House Democrats want to keep pressure on Republicans amid the fallout over the Trump administration’s executive order banning refugees and legal travelers from several majority-Muslim countries.

Jan 30, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Democrats offered legislation and protests Monday to try to force a repeal of  President Trump 's executive order banning most Syrian refugees and citizens from six other Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S.

Dec 2, 2016 In The News

Glendale’s fight for its own ZIP code came to a head on Wednesday, Nov. 30, as the House of Representatives was set to vote on the bill put forth by Congresswoman Grace Meng.

At 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Meng announced the House passed the bill by a voice vote; it moves on to the Senate. Check QNS.com for further details.

Oct 4, 2016 In The News

A federal probe into a fiery train crash last year faults the railway operator, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D–Flushing) announced Sunday. The crash occurred July 8, 2015, when a freight train operated by New York and Atlantic Railway (NYA) slammed into a tractor-trailer at the railroad crossing at Maspeth Avenue and injured the truck’s driver.

Sep 20, 2016 In The News

As the owner of Hess-Miller Funeral Home in Middle Village, Anthony Martino has arranged thousands of funerals. “When people say what do you do? [I say], we help people,” explained Martino. In the last 8 years Martino has “helped” more than 150 veterans who either have no way to pay for funeral services or no family. “He makes it easy for us.

Aug 23, 2016 In The News

Lawmakers are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed.

EpiPens are used to ward off potentially fatal allergic reactions, and the price has surged in recent years. A two-dose package cost less than $60 nine years ago. The cost is now closer to $400.

Jun 29, 2016 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.

The amendment provides funding for the Defense Department’s Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program. The congresswo­man’s amendment was attached to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2017.

Jun 27, 2016 In The News

Eight students that reside in Queens have been accepted to the selective and prestigious United States service academies, according to U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing), who nominated the young scholars to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.; U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md.; U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colo.; U.S.

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