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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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May 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) hosted the first ever Capitol Hill panel discussion with menstrual hygiene policy experts to discuss her recently introduced legislation, the Menstrual Products Right to Know Act. The discussion occurred in advance of World Menstrual Hygiene Day, which is May 28.
 
May 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Trump’s 2018 budget request.
 
May 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to better mitigate excessive airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) reintroduced legislation that would take the job of combating aircraft noise away from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and instead provide the responsibility to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
 
May 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), during National Police Week, introduced legislation to ensure that death benefits paid to the families of law enforcement officers killed in the line-of-duty are tax-free.    
 
May 18, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today hailed the establishment of an Asian Pacific American Legislative Caucus in the New York State Legislature.
 
May 15, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) this afternoon sent a letter to the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to demand answers about why agents entered P.S. 58 in Maspeth, Queens in search of information pertaining to a fourth-grade student.
 
May 14, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) this morning issued the following statement on a federal immigration agent showing up at P.S. 58 in Maspeth, Queens. The school is located in Meng’s Congressional District.
 
May 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, questioned John Thompson, Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, on how the Bureau will address language and translation needs in the 2020 census.
 

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In The News

May 24, 2017 In The News

Have you ever wondered what chemicals and other ingredients are in your tampons?

May 12, 2017 In The News

Federal lawmakers from New York and California reintroduced legislation Thursday calling on the Postal Service to issue a stamp that honors the Chinese workers who built the transcontinental railroad nearly 150 years ago.

Feb 24, 2017 In The News

In a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) demanded that he restore materials on combatting anti-Semitism to the State Department website had been deleted during the transition from the Obama administration.

Feb 17, 2017 In The News

Did you know that there are girls who skip school when they get their periods?

Jan 30, 2017 In The News

House Democrats want to keep pressure on Republicans amid the fallout over the Trump administration’s executive order banning refugees and legal travelers from several majority-Muslim countries.

Jan 30, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Democrats offered legislation and protests Monday to try to force a repeal of  President Trump 's executive order banning most Syrian refugees and citizens from six other Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S.

Dec 2, 2016 In The News

Glendale’s fight for its own ZIP code came to a head on Wednesday, Nov. 30, as the House of Representatives was set to vote on the bill put forth by Congresswoman Grace Meng.

At 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Meng announced the House passed the bill by a voice vote; it moves on to the Senate. Check QNS.com for further details.

Oct 4, 2016 In The News

A federal probe into a fiery train crash last year faults the railway operator, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D–Flushing) announced Sunday. The crash occurred July 8, 2015, when a freight train operated by New York and Atlantic Railway (NYA) slammed into a tractor-trailer at the railroad crossing at Maspeth Avenue and injured the truck’s driver.

Sep 20, 2016 In The News

As the owner of Hess-Miller Funeral Home in Middle Village, Anthony Martino has arranged thousands of funerals. “When people say what do you do? [I say], we help people,” explained Martino. In the last 8 years Martino has “helped” more than 150 veterans who either have no way to pay for funeral services or no family. “He makes it easy for us.

Aug 23, 2016 In The News

Lawmakers are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed.

EpiPens are used to ward off potentially fatal allergic reactions, and the price has surged in recent years. A two-dose package cost less than $60 nine years ago. The cost is now closer to $400.

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