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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Jun 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Kids Safety Caucus, reintroduced the Infant Formula Protection Act. The measure would prevent pharmacies, supermarkets, convenience stores, and other establishments from selling expired baby formula.
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the Community College Student Success Act to help boost the graduation rate of community college students. Though community colleges enroll almost 40 percent of the undergraduates in the country, only 20 percent of full-time community college students manage to graduate within three years. 
 
Jun 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) this morning sent the following letter to President Trump requesting that he remove his completely unqualified appointment to oversee federal housing programs in New York and New Jersey, Lynne Patton.
Jun 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, released the following statement following her questioning of Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State, regarding the Department’s failure to appoint a Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat anti-Semitism:
 
Jun 9, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement denouncing the anti-Muslim marches that are scheduled to take place across the country this weekend.
 
Jun 2, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) visited Engine Company 286/Ladder Company 135 in Glendale, Queens to present members of the firehouse with a Congressional Record that honors the life, service and bravery of FDNY Firefighter William Tolley.
 
Jun 1, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on the MTA’s possible demolishing of businesses located on the Lefferts Boulevard Bridge in Kew Gardens, Queens. The bridge, located over the Long Island Railroad tracks near the Kew Gardens LIRR station, is home to 12 local businesses.   
 
May 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the busy summer travel season beginning this Memorial Day weekend, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced legislation that would require train, ship and bus companies to refund baggage fees for luggage that is lost or delayed. 
 
May 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) hosted the first ever Capitol Hill panel discussion with menstrual hygiene policy experts to discuss her recently introduced legislation, the Menstrual Products Right to Know Act. The discussion occurred in advance of World Menstrual Hygiene Day, which is May 28.
 

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In The News

May 24, 2017 In The News

Have you ever wondered what chemicals and other ingredients are in your tampons?

May 12, 2017 In The News

Federal lawmakers from New York and California reintroduced legislation Thursday calling on the Postal Service to issue a stamp that honors the Chinese workers who built the transcontinental railroad nearly 150 years ago.

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.

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