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Nov 19, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) tonight issued the following statement after voting to pass the Build Back Better Act.
 
Nov 15, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.– This afternoon, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) joined President Biden at the White House as he signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law.  
 
Nov 14, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) announced today that November 15 is the last day for families to seek the expanded Child Tax Credit this year.
 
Nov 9, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the Mental Health Workforce and Language Access Act, a bill that seeks to increase language access to mental health services at community health centers.
 
Nov 1, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA), and U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) applauded the inclusion of $300 million for the E-Rate Emergency Connectivity Fund within the Build Back Better framework, and released the following statement.
Oct 20, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a founding member of the Congressional Quiet Skies Caucus, announced today that she sent a letter to the head of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey calling for additional recommendations to be included in the agency’s new report that addresses aircraft noise over Queens and the surrounding region.

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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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