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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York


Latest News

Nov 1, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today wrote to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Robert M. Califf urging him to remove potentially harmful colorants from feminine hygiene cosmetics.  

Oct 27, 2016 Press Release
Meng and Crowley Have Encouraged the Department of Homeland Security to Extend TPS; Move Would Allow Nepalese Nationals in the U.S to Remain Until 2018
Sep 30, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman sends letters to transportation commissioner and railroad company president calling for immediate upgrades to local grade crossings in order to prevent another collision; Failure to act puts lives at risk
Sep 29, 2016 Press Release

Several provisions authored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that aim to assist veterans were signed into law this afternoon by President Obama.

Meng’s provisions – part of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations legislation – were attached to the stop-gap spending bill that the President signed to avert a government shutdown. Her measures include:

Sep 29, 2016 Press Release

The House of Representatives passed legislation sponsored by U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) that seeks to combat flood damage caused by ice jams.

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release
Legislation includes provisions to protect men and women who work in factories where food containers are made and packed
Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
Federal Railroad Administration report faults railway operator; Meng criticizes railroad company for cutting corners, putting lives at risk
Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and its Subcommittee on Asia, issued the following statement on Sunday’s terrorist attack against an Indian army base which resulted in the deaths of 18 Indian troops.

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


In The News

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).
Jan 16, 2013 In The News
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – commended the House of Representatives for its passage Tuesday evening of an emergency appropriations bill to provide relief and reconstruction in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.  The Orthodox Union also expressed its appreciation to key members and its ongoing commitment t
Jan 10, 2013 In The News

Rep. Grace Meng is adjusting nicely to Washington D.C. during her first week on the job. “It’s very exciting, very chaotic,” she said. “It’s so easy to get caught up in the glamour. There are so many opportunities to meet famous people in D.C., but my No. 1 job is to know the needs of my district.”

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The 2013 presidential inauguration will take place on January 21, 2013.

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The 113th United States Congress will begin on January 3, 2013. There are at least 12 new senators (3R, 8D, 1I) and 67 new representatives (29R, 38D).