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Jul 30, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she introduced legislation which aims to promote family-friendly policies in the workplace to help parents who left their jobs due to the COVID-19 crisis, return to the workforce following the pandemic.
 
Jul 20, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she secured $30 million in a key spending bill to expand provisions in her COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which President Biden signed into law on May 20th to help combat the ongoing hate and violence against Asian Americans and other impacted communities.
 
Jul 19, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, announced tonight that the U.S. House of Representatives passed her Divided Families Reunification Act (H.R. 826), a bipartisan bill that seeks to help Korean American families reunite with their loved ones in North Korea.
 
Jul 15, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) urged families in Queens and throughout New York to check for the expanded Child Tax Credit payments that will start hitting their bank accounts and mailboxes today. 
 
Jul 1, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that New Yorkers seeking to travel abroad should be aware of delays in processing times for passports.
 
Jun 30, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that New Yorkers have received 9,738,943 Economic Impact Payments totaling more than $22.2 billion ($22,208,851,000) in 2021; funding that the Congresswoman helped secure as part of the American Rescue Plan. 
 
Jun 29, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) and U.S.
Jun 24, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) led lawmakers in introducing the Housing is a Human Right Act, transformative legislation to authorize more than $300 billion for crucial housing infrastructure while reducing homelessness across America.
 

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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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