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Jul 7, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY Congresswoman Grace Meng, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi, and Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz released the following statement after the NYPD 112th Precinct reported that a car’s tires had been punctured by an unknown object, with the hood of the vehicle defaced with the carving of a swastika over the weekend of July 3rd i
Jul 6, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she convinced the United States Postal Service to swiftly restore a mail collection box that the agency removed from the corner of 98th Street and the northbound service road of Woodhaven Boulevard in Woodhaven, Queens.
 
Jul 2, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), State Senator John Liu (D-Queens), Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Queens) and Councilman Peter Koo (D-Queens) called on the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB) and Con Edison to immediately restore gas service to residents at the Bland Houses in Flushing, Queens.
Jul 2, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, announced today that $1.6 million in federal funding for security improvements has been awarded to 16 Jewish facilities throughout Queens, along with funds for two Christian facilities.
 
Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2), a key transportation and infrastructure bill that includes legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep.
Jun 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a Vice Chair of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, released the following statement commemorating LGBTQ+ Pride Month.

Jun 26, 2020 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement to ensure all households with children in Queens receive critical food benefits during COVID-19. The Congresswoman helped pass legislation into law to ensure no child goes hungry during the national health crisis.

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) tonight voted to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 7120) to address the systemic inequities and racial injustices that too many, particularly those in the Black community, tragically face.
 
Jun 25, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations that has oversight of the U.S. State Department, issued the following statement on the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War.
 

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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

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 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 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

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. 

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.

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