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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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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
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.
 
Dec 8, 2016 Press Release
Legislation, named after 14-year-old Queens constituent, would improve protections for kids with autism and other conditions
Dec 8, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today voted against the stopgap spending bill due to its failure to adequately reimburse New York City for the cost of protecting President-Elect Donald Trump.
Dec 6, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that the House has passed her legislation to strengthen the Rewards for Justice program, a key government initiative used to fight terrorism and other international crimes.

Dec 6, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the Department of Transportation’s decision to allow Norwegian Air International to fly into and out of the U.S.

“It is extremely disappointing that the Department of Transportation (DOT) has decided to allow Norwegian Air International to fly into and out of the U.S.

Dec 5, 2016 Press Release
Congressmembers to be responsible for reporting NY vote counts in Democratic Caucus for 115th Congress

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In The News

Sep 14, 2015 In The News
How to afford college, balance a budget, and choose a career were all topics at a recent workshop “Translating Potential into Success” hosted by Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and Flushing’s Ebenezer Baptist Church last Thursday.
Aug 12, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) announced a $1.1 million, five-year federal grant for Queens College to continue a disability services initiative that seeks to help low-income students with disabilities.

Jul 28, 2015 In The News

Unpaid interns in most states aren't covered by the same workplace discrimination and harassment laws as employees, but some House Democrats are trying to change that.

Jul 7, 2015 In The News

NY1 VIDEO: Please see the NY1 video for my comments about railroad cars filled with trash which are affecting our communities.

Jun 25, 2015 In The News

Public school students are used to having time off on New Year's Day and Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Now, the Lunar New Year will enjoy similar status.

"It's an official school holiday, like Christmas," said Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Jun 10, 2015 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng has reached out to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to push for an increase in the agency’s efforts to control noise pollution from airplanes and helicopters.

May 12, 2015 In The News

Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) is introducing legislation that would assist small businesses that sell their products abroad.

The measure would instruct the Export-Import Bank to increase the amount of financing it provides to small business from 20 to 25 percent. 

Mar 11, 2015 In The News

Now that he’s closing schools on two Muslim holidays, Mayor de Blasio is being pressured to keep his word and add the Lunar New Year to the list.

Eighteen legislators sent a letter to Hizzoner Monday urging him to include the celebration as a day off on the school calendar.

Dec 3, 2014 In The News

Congressmember Grace Meng (DQueens) announced on December 1 that she has saved a college in Queens from shutting down.

Issues:
Nov 24, 2014 In The News
Quiet Skies Caucus aims to find solutions.

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