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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

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
Move will provide needed noise relief to area residents
Move will provide needed noise relief to area residents
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
Statement follows Meng’s questioning of State Department Secretary Tillerson at yesterday’s House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs hearing
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
Bill would expand protections already provided to air travelers; Congresswoman sponsors measure as summer travel season begins
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
Congresswoman also hosts first-ever menstrual hygiene panel discussion on Capitol Hill about her legislation and other barriers to feminine care
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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