U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that Fang Wong of Flushing, Queens – an Army veteran and former National Commander of the American Legion – has been appointed to the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans. The panel, which consists of veterans who represent respective minority groups, provides the U.S.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) this afternoon renewed her efforts to create a ZIP code for Glendale, Queens.
Today, the United States Postal Service announced that it will issue a commemorative Diwali stamp on October 5, 2016. Diwali is an ancient Hindu, Sikh, and Jain festival that is an official holiday in many Southeast Asian countries.
This morning, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) submitted a letter to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform requesting a hearing on the price increase of EpiPens sold by Mylan N.V.
EpiPens are autoinjectors used to inject epinephrine into individuals suffering anaphylaxis, a serious allergic reaction that could result in death.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on yesterday’s killing of Imam Maulama Akonjee and his assistant Thara Uddin:
Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), joined by Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Queens), State Senator Joseph Addabbo (D-Queens) and Assemblywoman Margaret Markey (D-Queens), sent a letter to New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer urging him to reject the proposed homeless shelter in Maspeth, Queens.
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Elected officials representing northeast Queens at the state and federal level gathered in Bayside Tuesday to call on the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct environmental reviews when making changes to flight patterns.
Elected officials representing northeast Queens at the federal level are calling on the Port Authority to set up an advisory committee to address airplane noise concerns in the five boroughs.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, D-Flushing, has introduced a bill that would speed up the process of disability claims for veterans in Queens, many of whom are forced to wait as long as 500 days for their benefits.
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The Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to form a committee with northeast Queens elected officials and residents to review the decision-making process when approving new flight patterns in the area.
Congresswoman Grace Meng discusses sequestration and the importance of immigration reform this morning with Chuck Todd on The Daily Rundown.
To watch the full interview click on the link: http://video.msnbc.msn.com/the-daily-rundown/51005866#51035607
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Congresswoman Grace Meng asks Secretary of State Hillary Clinton a question during the recent House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Benghazi. To watch the entire clip click the link below.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng has been in Congress less than a month, and she's already making a big impression. Forest Hills Patch writer Matthew Hampton discusses the Congresswoman's Fire Sale Loophole legislation which was included in the list of gun control proposals announced by President Obama on Wednesday. To read more click the link below.