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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Jun 21, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today called on President Trump to provide details on how and when his administration will reunify families who were separated at the border.
 
Jun 18, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on Xiuqing You, the Flushing, Queens father who was recently detained when he appeared for his green card interview.
 
Jun 6, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on the mayor’s plan to change the admissions process for New York City’s specialized high schools.
May 30, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In her continuing effort to combat aircraft noise over Queens and other impacted communities, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the House has passed her measure to authorize the Jet Noise Reduction Program, an initiative within the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research. 
 
May 25, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Queens and the rest of the nation prepare to observe Memorial Day, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the House of Representatives passed several measures she authored which provide needed assistance to members of the military.  
 
May 17, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – After urging the New York City Department of Education (DOE) to create dual language programs in South Asian languages, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Joe Crowley (D-Queens/Bronx), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, announced today that the agency has taken concrete steps to develop this initiative in New York City public schools.
May 7, 2018 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that Mofan Chen, a senior at St. Francis Preparatory High School in Fresh Meadows, Queens, has been selected as the winner of the Congresswoman’s annual Congressional district art contest.

Apr 27, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement on President Trump’s formal announcement to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nepalese citizens:
 
Apr 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced this afternoon that the FAA Reauthorization Act passed by the House today includes several provisions she authored, including measures aimed at reducing excessive airplane noise over Queens and other impacted communities.

 

Apr 12, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) announced today a letter signed by dozens of House members urging the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of State to extend Temporary Protected Status granted to Nepalese nationals living in the United States following the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015.

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In The News

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.

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.

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