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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Sep 15, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman’s measure would protect friends and co-workers of stalking victims
Sep 12, 2016 Press Release

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.

Aug 29, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) this afternoon renewed her efforts to create a ZIP code for Glendale, Queens.

Aug 23, 2016 Press Release

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. 

Aug 23, 2016 Press Release

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.

Aug 18, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman sends letter to Jeh Johnson hours after Justice Department said it will stop using private prison facilities
Aug 14, 2016 Press Release

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:

Aug 12, 2016 Press Release

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.

Aug 5, 2016 Press Release
Congress Members introduced the provision in response to concerns of insufficient heat at some New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) buildings

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In The News

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

 

 

Jan 17, 2013 In The News

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.

Jan 16, 2013 In The News
Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-Queens) appeared on The Brian Lehrer Show this morning to discuss recent issues concerning the 113th Congress which includes her recent houses of worship amendment, Sandy Aid, and her The Fire Sale Loophole Closing Act (H.R. 238).

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