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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Dec 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today hailed the House of Representatives’ passage of the transformative Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3), a bill that makes major efforts to lower prescription drug prices for Americans.
 
Dec 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act this week.

Dec 11, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the new Small Business Development Center (SBDC) that she helped to open at Queens College will now be providing services in Korean.
 
Dec 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Kids’ Safety Caucus, announced the introduction of the Total Recall Act, a bill that would require businesses to strengthen and streamline the way they notify consumers about product recalls.
Nov 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following Global Entrepreneurship Week, U.S. Rep.
Nov 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), announced the introduction of the Closing the Homework Gap Through Mobile Hotspots Act, which would create a $100 million grant program for schools, libraries, U.S. territories, and federally recognized Indian Tribes to purchase mobile hotspots to help close the nation’s homework gap.

Nov 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Co-Chair of the Hellenic Caucus, announced today that they have introduced legislation which would prohibit the Department of Defense from using funds to deploy strategic assets in Turkey after 2020.
Nov 20, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK – U.S. Representatives Grace Meng (NY-6), Eliot L. Engel (NY-16) and Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-7) led the New York City Congressional Delegation on a letter to NYCHA Chair and CEO Gregory Russ calling on the Housing Authority to take immediate action to ensure NYCHA residents have adequate heat this winter.
 
Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), and Norma Torres (D-CA), along with 80 other Members of Congress, sent a letter to the heads of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) demanding that they abandon plans to hike up USCIS application fees.
 
Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper following reports that the Trump administration demanded a 500 percent increase from South Korea in negotiations of the Special Measures Agreement.

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May 28, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Rep. Grace Meng is known affectionately around Capitol Hill as “the period lady." 

And she’s just “fine with that" – at least it means people are talking about what has become the New York Democrat's signature issue and one she has found surprising success pushing during Donald Trump's presidency.

Mar 28, 2018 In The News

On Monday night, at 9:29 p.m., the Commerce Department announced that it will include a citizenship question in the 2020 Census. Secretary Ross decided that a citizenship question would outweigh what he called the “limited potential adverse impacts.” This is the wrong decision and is certain to lay the groundwork for an inaccurate census count.

Jan 24, 2018 In The News
Three Queens Congress members on Tuesday sent a letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan, calling on her to address "ongoing and serious mail delivery problems in Queens."
 
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.

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