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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Mar 28, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and its Subcommittee on Asia, today issued the following statement condemning the terrorist attack in Pakistan:

“The barbaric attack in Pakistan is an outrage and I condemn this heinous act of terror in the strongest possible terms.

Mar 23, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Representatives Grace Meng (D-NY) and Peter J. Roskam (R-IL) called on a key House Committee to continue funding for U.S.-Israel defense cooperation programs.

In a letter to the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, the lawmakers urged the panel to robustly support critical cooperative programs for fiscal year 2017, including:

Mar 21, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Lee Zeldin (R-NY), members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced legislation to renew and broaden a key U.S. law which monitors certain ships and airlines that travel in and out of Iran.

Mar 21, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced bi-partisan legislation that seeks to help Nepal recover from the massive earthquakes that devastated the country in April and May of 2015. The two earthquakes struck the capital of Kathmandu and the surrounding areas. More than 8,700 people were killed and hundreds of thousands were injured.

Mar 15, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today applauded the New York State Assembly for passing legislation to eliminate the sales tax on tampons and pads. The vote comes a week-and-a-half after Meng called on the chamber to repeal it.

Mar 15, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today expressed disappointment over passage of a short-term Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) bill that contains no provisions to combat airplane noise.

Mar 11, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), joined by the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and area elected officials, today held a photo-op at the Flushing-Main Street LIRR station to unveil new platform railings and signs that will improve passenger safety and enhance the appearance of the station.

Mar 10, 2016 Press Release
Lawmakers send letter to EU Ambassador to U.S.; Correspondence comes in wake of Gulf Cooperation Council’s designation of Hezbollah
Mar 4, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman sends letter as she works on federal level to make feminine hygiene items more accessible to women
Mar 1, 2016 Press Release
Move comes after Congresswomen urged the agency to include feminine hygiene items as products that shelters can provide with money from key FEMA program