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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Feb 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, announced today that she introduced the No Public Charge Deportation Act (H.R. 5814), which would remove public charge as grounds for the deportation of immigrants in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). For over 100 years, public charge has been part of U.S.
Feb 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a founding member and former Co-Chair of the Congressional Quiet Skies Caucus, announced the introduction of legislation that would require the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to lower the standard at which the agency determines acceptable noise levels in residential areas.
 
Feb 4, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee—which funds all federal agencies and programs—issued the following statement ahead of President Trump’s State of the Union speech tonight.
 
Feb 3, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – In an effort to stand with working men and women and their fight for improved protections such as health care, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that Abdul Quddus Chaudhry of Flushing, Queens, a security officer at LaGuardia Airport and member of the 32BJ SEIU union, will be her guest for this year’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night.  
Jan 24, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the Asian American community preparing to celebrate Lunar New Year on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives that seeks to recognize the cultural and historical significance of the holiday in 2020.
 
Jan 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Ted Deutch (D-FL), and Lee Zeldin (R-NY) announced that they will introduce a bipartisan resolution in the House of Representatives to commemorate 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz next Monday.

Jan 12, 2020 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, issued the following statement ahead of Korean American Day, which falls on Monday, January 13, 2020. 

Jan 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, issued the following statement after the U.S. drone strike that killed Major General Qasem Suleimani of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps-Quds Force.

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Jan 6, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng joined over 25,000 participants this past weekend in the “No Hate, No Fear” Solidarity March in New York City standing with the Jewish community against anti-Semitism and hate.

May 28, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Rep. Grace Meng is known affectionately around Capitol Hill as “the period lady." 

And she’s just “fine with that" – at least it means people are talking about what has become the New York Democrat's signature issue and one she has found surprising success pushing during Donald Trump's presidency.

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.

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