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Oct 8, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement regarding the Jewish community and COVID-19.
 
Oct 5, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, announced today that she introduced the Teaching Asian Pacific American History Act (H.R. 8519), a bill to promote the teaching and learning of Asian Pacific American history in schools across the United States.
 
Sep 24, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) announced today that they are working to assist Queens food assistance organizations that are experiencing sudden impacts in their funding.   
 
Sep 22, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – To mark National Voter Registration Day today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) renewed her call for the House of Representatives to pass her legislation that would expand voting and increase voter registration in the United States.
 
Sep 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement after a news report emerged that Census Bureau officials had warned that cutting the census schedule short would lead to “fatal” data problems and create the impression of “politically manipulated results” with the total head count.
Sep 18, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she helped to restore internet service to the Kew Gardens Hills Post Office which will once again allow all customers to use services at the facility.
 
Sep 17, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, the House of Representatives passed a resolution sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that denounces the anti-Asian sentiment that has occurred since the outbreak of the coronavirus.
 
The measure, which Meng introduced in March, passed by a vote of 243 to 164.
 
Sep 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured provisions in key spending bills passed by the House of Representatives which advance and strengthen the U.S.-South Korea relationship.

Meng’s measures:

Sep 3, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today she led 10 members of the New York Congressional Delegation in a letter to U.S.
Aug 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Barbara Lee (D-CA), members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, today led a total of 86 Members of Congress in a letter to Acting U.S.

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In The News

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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