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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Aug 15, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she has introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that would lower the voting age in America to 16 years old.
 
Aug 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calling for the agency to address the threat that food additives pose to children.

Jul 27, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives passed legislation authored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that would allow menstrual hygiene products to be purchased with money from health flexible spending accounts.
 
Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, secured three key amendments in the Homeland Security Appropriations bill that would require a review of the federal response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, and help those who have been detained and separated from their families after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on Freight NYC, the $100 million plan unveiled on Monday to overhaul the City’s freight distribution system.
 
Jul 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) today sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan requesting that he allow House offices to be reimbursed for feminine hygiene products purchased for Congressional staff and office visitors.

Jun 28, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of her visit to the U.S.-Mexico border last weekend, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced two pieces of legislation that would improve conditions for children who have been separated from their parents. 
 
Jun 21, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today called on President Trump to provide details on how and when his administration will reunify families who were separated at the border.
 
Jun 18, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on Xiuqing You, the Flushing, Queens father who was recently detained when he appeared for his green card interview.
 
Jun 6, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on the mayor’s plan to change the admissions process for New York City’s specialized high schools.

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In The News

Mar 28, 2018 In The News

On Monday night, at 9:29 p.m., the Commerce Department announced that it will include a citizenship question in the 2020 Census. Secretary Ross decided that a citizenship question would outweigh what he called the “limited potential adverse impacts.” This is the wrong decision and is certain to lay the groundwork for an inaccurate census count.

Jan 24, 2018 In The News
Three Queens Congress members on Tuesday sent a letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan, calling on her to address "ongoing and serious mail delivery problems in Queens."
 
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.

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