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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Aug 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After urging the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to make tampons, pads and liners available to federal female inmates, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that the agency has agreed to do so.
 
Aug 16, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the vandalism of headstones at Cypress Hills Cemetery which included anti-Asian graffiti.
 
Aug 16, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the Queens Museum’s decision to cancel a commemoration and reenactment of the 1947 United Nations vote for the establishment of Israel.
 
Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a first-term member of the House Appropriations Committee, voted against the “minibus,” a package of four appropriations bills that included Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies; Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies; Defense; and Legislative Branch Appropriations bills.
 
Jul 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), member of the House Committee on Appropriations, announced today that two of her provisions to promote the safety and accessibility of menstrual hygiene products were included in key appropriations legislation.
 
Jul 21, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she has secured funding in the House Defense Appropriations Bill for U.S.-Israel defense cooperation programs.
 
Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) to authorize the Jet Noise Reduction Program within the U.S.
Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to the U.S. Federal Election Commission urging that it perform an official investigation into the actions of the Trump campaign to determine whether they violated federal election and criminal law. The letter follows two stories from the New York Times, last night’s “Trump Jr.
Jul 7, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman’s provisions aim to increase diversity in the military, provide employment opportunities to recently discharged service members, and expand the availability of U.S. Capitol tours in foreign languages

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In The News

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.

Sep 20, 2016 In The News

As the owner of Hess-Miller Funeral Home in Middle Village, Anthony Martino has arranged thousands of funerals. “When people say what do you do? [I say], we help people,” explained Martino. In the last 8 years Martino has “helped” more than 150 veterans who either have no way to pay for funeral services or no family. “He makes it easy for us.

Aug 23, 2016 In The News

Lawmakers are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed.

EpiPens are used to ward off potentially fatal allergic reactions, and the price has surged in recent years. A two-dose package cost less than $60 nine years ago. The cost is now closer to $400.

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