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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today commended Delta Air Lines for its decision to fly quieter airplanes at LaGuardia Airport.
 
Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to stand against President Trump’s immigration policies, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be her guest at the President’s address to Congress tonight.  
 
Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) tonight issued the following statement on President Trump’s first address to a Joint session of Congress.
 
Feb 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asking him to fully restore the “Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism” section of the State Department website.
 
Feb 23, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today her opposition to proposed state budget cuts to senior centers.

Feb 22, 2017 Press Release
Measure notes the holiday’s special significance to Bangladesh and those of Bangladeshi descent
Feb 21, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the wave of threats and attacks against the Jewish community.
 
Feb 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she has introduced the Menstrual Equity for All Act of 2017 (H.R. 972) which includes five provisions to help different populations of women and girls better access menstrual hygiene items.
 
Feb 9, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) this evening issued the following statement on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refusing to reinstate President Trump’s executive order banning refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.
 
Feb 8, 2017 Press Release
Measure would finally bring U.S. voting system into the 21st Century

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In The News

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.

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Nov 24, 2014 In The News
Quiet Skies Caucus aims to find solutions.
Nov 13, 2014 In The News

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.

Oct 28, 2014 In The News

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.

Aug 4, 2014 In The News
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, along with House of Representatives members from New Jersey and Texas, introduced legislation at the end of last week that aims to reduce the number of fraudulent phone calls and texts that millions of Americans constantly receive.
Jul 28, 2014 In The News
Just over four months since bringing a congressional hearing to her home borough, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) followed through on her commitment to bringing more resources to Queens’ small businesses.
Jul 15, 2014 In The News

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.

Jun 4, 2014 In The News
Despite her brief legislative career, freshman U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) has become one of Congress’s most steadfast supporters of Israel and Jewish issues.
Mar 26, 2014 In The News
Airplane noise over Queens is on the path to being silenced. Or at least as much as possible.
 
Congressmember Grace Meng hailed Governor Andrew Cuomo’s recent announcement that he will be moving forward with plans to address airplane noise over Queens with the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey.
Feb 28, 2014 In The News

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