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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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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
Nov 30, 2016 Press Release

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.

Nov 21, 2016 Press Release

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. 

Nov 17, 2016 Press Release
Program to be great convenience for borough veterans; will alleviate burden of traveling further distances to veterans facilities
Nov 15, 2016 Press Release

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. 

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In The News

Jan 28, 2014 In The News
Excitement continues to build around the Super Bowl coming to the New York area. The game at MetLife Stadium will be a boon for local businesses, with approximately $550 million expected to flow into the region's economy.

Unfortunately, there is also a dark side to the event.
Dec 20, 2013 In The News
Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) is pushing legislation that would stop stores from selling expired baby formula.
 
Meng told The Hill she is talking with both Democratic and Republican lawmakers on her bill to keep outdated formula off the shelves. The freshman Democrat has called her legislation "a no-brainer" and is stunned that it's necessary.

Sep 17, 2013 In The News

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.

Jul 24, 2013 In The News

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.

Jul 11, 2013 In The News
Federal Aviation Administration officials agreed to set up a roundtable with community residents to address new flight patterns that have cause an increase in noise around Flushing, Bayside and Whitestone.
 
May 20, 2013 In The News

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.

Read More: http://tinyurl.com/lwz8hs4

May 17, 2013 In The News

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.

Mar 4, 2013 In The News

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

Feb 14, 2013 In The News
WASHINGTON — Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng wasted no time making her mark on Capitol Hill, as legislation the freshman lawmaker first introduced to close a gap in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts passed the House Wednesday.

Read more: http://tinyurl.com/bxhworc
Jan 24, 2013 In The News

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.

 

http://www.c-spanvideo.org/clip/4329968&newclip

 

 

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