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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Feb 3, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan Measure Would Support Veterans Who Cleaned Up Nuclear Testing Sites in Marshall Islands; Bill Named After Late Rep. Mark Takai Who Previously Sponsored Measure in House of Representatives
Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) helped introduce legislation that would award the late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the United States Congress.
 
Jan 29, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she will introduce legislation to stop President Trump’s unconstitutional executive order that bans refugees from the United States.
 
Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman also celebrates first anniversary of NYC closing schools for the holiday
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she has introduced a resolution calling on the House of Representatives to officially recognize Lunar New Year in 2017.
 
Jan 18, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she will not attend President-elect Trump’s inauguration on Friday. The Congresswoman issued the following statement:

“With just days before his inauguration, I had hoped that President-elect Trump would put an end to his inflammatory rhetoric. But obviously that pivot has not occurred.  

Jan 6, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the House Democratic Leadership has selected her to serve on the powerful House Appropriations Committee.
 
The committee is responsible for funding every federal agency, program, and project within the United States government.
 
Jan 5, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman was original cosponsor of the measure
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and its Subcommittee on the Middle East, today applauded the passage of a House resolution (H. Res.11) that condemns the recent United Nations vote on Israel.
 
Dec 23, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and its Subcommittee on the Middle East, today issued the following statement on the United Nations Security Council resolution regrading Israel.
 
“This Egyptian-proposed resolution wrongly targets Israel and the U.S. must veto it if the measure is brought-up for a vote.
Dec 22, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) announced today that their measure to combat flood damage caused by ice jams has been signed into law by President Obama.
 
The measure was signed as part of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act (S. 612) which funds water-related projects throughout the United States.  
 
Dec 20, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that her measure to strengthen the Rewards for Justice Program, a key government initiative used to fight terrorism and other international crimes, has been signed into law by the President as part of the Department of State Authorities Act.
 

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