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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Dec 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHNGTON, D.C. – In an effort to collect more accurate and complete data on race and ethnicity for the 2020 Census, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) urged Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney to revise outdated federal standards for data collection as soon as possible.
Dec 1, 2017 Press Release
Queens, N.Y. –  U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) honored Queens College by presenting its President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez with a Congressional Record that commemorates the school’s 80th anniversary. 
 
Dec 1, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Language allowing houses of worship to receive vital federal disaster assistance was included in the 
Nov 28, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) led a bipartisan, bicameral letter urging the head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support a sustained research effort to find a cure for the hepatitis B virus. The letter was also signed by U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Hank Johnson (D-GA). Reps.
Nov 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Grace Meng (D-NY), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Vern Buchanan (R-FL), Jim Langevin (D-RI), Matt Gaetz (R-FL), and Lee Zeldin (R-NY) led a bipartisan group of lawmakers urging Donald Trump to retain the U.S. ban on the importation of African elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.
 
Nov 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A day after U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Elaine Duke urging DHS to accept Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal applications that were delayed by the United States Postal Service (USPS), DHS announced it would allow such applications to be resubmitted.
 
Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) met with United States Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao where the two discussed excessive aircraft noise over Queens and improving charter bus safety in the wake of the charter bus crash in Flushing.
 
Nov 2, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement in response to the House Republican tax bill.
 
Oct 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the House narrowly passing a budget resolution to fast-track the GOP tax plan:  
 

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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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