Legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) that would provide Glendale, Queens with its own ZIP code was passed this afternoon by the House of Representatives.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that Queens College has been awarded a nearly $1 million federal grant for its Hispanic-Serving Institutions STEM Program, an initiative to improve and expand the school’s capacity to service Hispanic and other low-income students.
Last night, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) that seeks to combat a widespread telephone scam known as spoofing.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today wrote to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Robert M. Califf urging him to remove potentially harmful colorants from feminine hygiene cosmetics.
Several provisions authored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that aim to assist veterans were signed into law this afternoon by President Obama.
Meng’s provisions – part of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations legislation – were attached to the stop-gap spending bill that the President signed to avert a government shutdown. Her measures include:
The House of Representatives passed legislation sponsored by U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) that seeks to combat flood damage caused by ice jams.
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With more small businesses than big box stores on Bell Boulevard, the commercial strip was the perfect destination for the head of the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) when she made the trip to New York last week.
Two weeks after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Capital Program Review Board rejected the agency’s five-year budget proposal, three Queens elected officials are pressing for one of the program’s smaller items to make it into the final draft of the financial plan.
In 2012, a six-year study was published that examined the occupational history of more than 1,000 women, finding that those who worked in the automotive plastics and in the food packaging industries were five times more likely to develop premenopausal breast cancer than women in the control group. One of the main chemicals used in their workplaces? Bisephenol A, better known as BPA.
Unfortunately, there is also a dark side to the event.