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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Dec 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng(D-Queens) responded to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) request for public comments on its new proposed regulation seeking to punish immigrants who lawfully use public benefits. 

Dec 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) sent a letter to U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen calling for her agency to withdraw its proposed public charge rule for non-compliance with federal law. Under federal law, agencies are required to provide public justifications for any newly proposed policy that would harm families.

Dec 3, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) sadly announced the death of Don Capalbi, her longtime staff member who also served as a Queens civic leader.
 
Nov 26, 2018 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 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman Emeritus of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, led a letter to U.S.
Oct 23, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him to recuse himself from any investigation related to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross lying to Congress.
 
Oct 23, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she has passed several important measures into law to assist veterans.
Oct 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter this evening to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking him to investigate U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for possible crimes related to making false statements with respect to documents required by law to be submitted to Congress.

 

Oct 12, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) secured several measures in the FAA Reauthorization Act that the President recently signed into law, including provisions that seek to mitigate airplane noise over Queens and other communities across the country.
 
Oct 8, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and postal workers from across Queens today protested President Trump’s proposal to privatize the United States Postal Service.
 
Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, the House of Representatives passed a provision sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) that would create a ZIP code for Glendale, Queens.

 

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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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