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Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement after NPR reported early this morning that the U.S.

Jul 24, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), State Senator John Liu (D-Queens), Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Queens) and Councilman Peter Koo (D-Queens) announced the restoration of gas service at the Bland Houses in Flushing, Queens.
 
Jul 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps.
Jul 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she helped pass the NO BAN Act which seeks to repeal President Trump’s travel bans that target individuals from several predominantly Muslim countries. The legislation, which Meng cosponsored, passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 233-183.
 
Jul 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, introduced legislation to stop President Trump’s attempt to ban undocumented immigrants from being counted in congressional reapportionment.
 
Jul 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the annual defense spending bill that authorizes the Pentagon’s policies and programs.
 
Jul 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today blasted President Trump for attempting to ban undocumented immigrants from being counted in reapportionment for Congress. The Congresswoman also announced that she will introduce legislation to block the effort.
 
Jul 16, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep.
Jul 7, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY Congresswoman Grace Meng, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi, and Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz released the following statement after the NYPD 112th Precinct reported that a car’s tires had been punctured by an unknown object, with the hood of the vehicle defaced with the carving of a swastika over the weekend of July 3rd i

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May 8, 2020 In The News

Democratic lawmakers on Capitol Hill are demanding the Department of Justice develop specific plans to address the surge in racism, xenophobia and

May 7, 2020 In The News

The Asian-American community has borne the brunt of a number of bias attacks since the COVID-19 outbreak and Congresswoman Grace Meng wants the federal government to keep tabs on it.

May 7, 2020 In The News

Thirteen members of the New York State delegation to Congress, including all seven representing Queens, have signed a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (D-Calif.) requesting that bodegas and small markets — and the low-income people who rely on them — receive targeted assistance in the next round of COVID-19 relief funding.

May 7, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing), Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) and Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz (D-Forest Hills) led 94 New York elected officials from all levels of government in a letter urging President Donald Trump to support the expansion of critical safety net programs for New Yorkers, as the Empire State continues its fight against COVID-19.

May 7, 2020 In The News

The American Library Association’s (ALA) Public Policy and Advocacy Office (PPAO) is calling for emergency funding to address the lack of home broadband access for millions of students now learning remotely.

May 6, 2020 In The News

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — A New York congresswoman wants New York City bodegas to be included in the next stimulus package.

Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng, who represents Forest Hills, Kew Gardens and Elmhurst, wants to support the roughly 13,000 small business owners across the city who are operating independent grocery stores, bodegas and ethnic markets. 

May 6, 2020 In The News

The U.S. Postal Service has renewed its lease for the Kew Gardens Post Office on Austin Street.

Congresswoman Grace Meng announced Tuesday that the lease for the 83-30 Austin St. location has been renewed for five years from Aug. 1, 2021 to July 31, 2026.

The existing lease is set to expire on July 31, 2021.

May 5, 2020 In The News

A group of New York Democrat lawmakers are advocating for rent and and mortgage forgiveness options to be included in the next coronavirus stimulus bill. 

May 5, 2020 In The News

KEW GARDENS, QUEENS — The Kew Gardens post office renewed its lease for another five years, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng announced Tuesday.

The post office's current lease was set to expire July 31, 2021, but the renewal means it can stay put until July 31, 2026.

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