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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Feb 17, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced legislation to create the first ever U.S. government website through which consumers can find information about products that are made in America. The “MadeInAmerica.gov Act,” H.R.
Feb 15, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the Asian American community celebrating Lunar New Year on Friday, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) introduced a resolution today that urges the House of Representatives to officially recognize the holiday.
 
Feb 14, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Nydia M. Velázquez (D-Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan) yesterday sent a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) urging an inspection of the highway-rail crossings in Maspeth after crossing signals failed to activate at the intersection of 56th Street and Flushing Avenue.
 
Feb 7, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the Winter Olympics kicking off in Pyeongchang this week, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she has cosponsored a bipartisan resolution (H.Res.707) that seeks to recognize the growth and transformation of South Korea, and its significant contributions to the international community.
Feb 7, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today hailed plans to install elevators at the Murray Hill Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) station in Flushing.
 
Feb 6, 2018 Press Release
Decision comes after Meng sends letter to President Duda urging him not to sign
Feb 5, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on Walmart pulling its Kids “China Boy” Costume.
                                
“I am glad that Walmart did the right thing and pulled a third-party seller’s Kids ‘China Boy’ Costume from its website after I contacted the company to express my disappointment about it. 
Feb 1, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today sent a letter to the United States Postal Service (USPS) urging it to replace all postal collection boxes in Queens with new anti-theft boxes in order to combat mail fishing, a growing mail theft crime throughout the borough in which thieves “fish” mail out of blue collection boxes.    
Jan 29, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – In an effort to stand with the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and highlight the need for additional hurricane recovery funding, U.S. Rep.
Jan 27, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman sees devastation first-hand; visits with residents and officials and renews call for increased aid to the island

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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.

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.

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