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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

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.
 
May 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Trump’s 2018 budget request.
 
May 22, 2017 Press Release
Move seeks to improve efforts to mitigate aircraft noise over Queens and other impacted communities
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to better mitigate excessive airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) reintroduced legislation that would take the job of combating aircraft noise away from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and instead provide the responsibility to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
 
May 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), during National Police Week, introduced legislation to ensure that death benefits paid to the families of law enforcement officers killed in the line-of-duty are tax-free.    
 
May 18, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today hailed the establishment of an Asian Pacific American Legislative Caucus in the New York State Legislature.
 
May 15, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) this afternoon sent a letter to the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to demand answers about why agents entered P.S. 58 in Maspeth, Queens in search of information pertaining to a fourth-grade student.
 
May 14, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) this morning issued the following statement on a federal immigration agent showing up at P.S. 58 in Maspeth, Queens. The school is located in Meng’s Congressional District.
 
May 11, 2017 Press Release
Congressmembers introduce resolution during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Congressmembers introduce resolution during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, questioned John Thompson, Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, on how the Bureau will address language and translation needs in the 2020 census.
 

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