U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she will not attend President-elect Trump’s inauguration on Friday. The Congresswoman issued the following statement:
“With just days before his inauguration, I had hoped that President-elect Trump would put an end to his inflammatory rhetoric. But obviously that pivot has not occurred.
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Unfortunately, there is also a dark side to the event.
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.