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.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today hailed New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signing of three bills that will increase access to feminine hygiene products for New York City public school students, shelter residents and inmates.
Legislation sponsored by U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Patrick Murphy (D-FL) to increase funding for Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) – which provide critical assistance to small businesses – was passed last night by the House of Representatives.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s deadlock on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration:
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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.”
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