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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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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 8, 2016 Press Release
Legislation, named after 14-year-old Queens constituent, would improve protections for kids with autism and other conditions
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. 

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.  

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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).

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