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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Apr 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced three consumer protection bills that seek to protect women and children by making sure consumers are protected from possibly harmful substances in products that may affect the health and wellbeing of their loved ones. The measures include:
 
Apr 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) secured several measures in the reauthorization of the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) which passed the House this afternoon.
 
Apr 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, criticized Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to testify before the panel this afternoon. Ross had been scheduled to appear before the Subcommittee about the Commerce Department’s 2020 budget.
Mar 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the Menstrual Equity for All Act, the first comprehensive bill to address the different challenges that women and girls face in affording and accessing menstrual hygiene products.
 
Mar 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced legislation that would require the U.S. Secretary of State and the U.S. Special Envoy on North Korea Human Rights Issues to prioritize helping divided Korean American families reunite with family members in North Korea.
 
Mar 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today hailed the passage of her measure that would increase the cultural competency of poll workers.
 
Mar 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s budget proposal for 2020. The proposal calls for $8.6 billion in new border wall funding and a five percent increase in defense funding at the expense of non-defense funding for agencies such as the U.S.
Mar 1, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen demanding an investigation into the reported treatment of Adnan Asif Parveen by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
 
Mar 1, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced a resolution that seeks the House of Representatives’ recognition of the nearly 12,000 Chinese railroad workers who helped build America’s Transcontinental Railroad from 1865 to 1869. This year––May 10, 2019––will mark the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completion.
 
Feb 28, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Andy Kim (D-NJ) today introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives to commemorate the centennial anniversary of Korea’s independence movement.
 

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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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