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Sep 9, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today applauded the opening of a disaster recovery center in her congressional  district at Queens College in Flushing. The facility will help assist Queens residents who have sustained damage from the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
Sep 8, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Following President Biden’s approval of emergency and major disaster declarations for New York, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) announced today that they are leading an effort to secure even more federal relief to help New Yorkers recover from the devastation caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
Sep 7, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – This afternoon, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) joined President Biden in Queens as he toured the damage that the remnants of Hurricane Ida inflicted on the borough.
 
Sep 7, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) this evening welcomed New York Governor Kathy Hochul to her congressional district in Flushing to talk with constituents who have suffered devastating losses from last week’s rainfall and flooding.
 
Sep 6, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) welcomed Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Deanne Criswell to her congressional district in Queens to survey the devastation that the remnants of Hurricane Ida caused in the borough.
 
Sep 3, 2021 Press Release
NEW YORK – Following President Biden’s quick approval of an emergency declaration for New York, U.S. Reps.
Sep 2, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on the rainfall and flooding in New York.
 
Aug 31, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that Natalie Huang, an 11th grade student from Bayside, has been selected as the winner of the Congresswoman’s Congressional district art contest.
 
Aug 20, 2021 Press Release

REPRESENTATIVES GRACE MENG AND CHRISSY HOULAHAN LEAD 75 MEMBERS IN BIPARTISAN LETTER TO SECRETARIES MAYORKAS AND BLINKEN URGING THE ADMINISTRATION TO TAKE CONCRETE STEPS TO SUPPORT THE RELOCATION OF OUR AFGHAN ALLIES

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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

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 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 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

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.

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. 

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