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Jan 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement after voting to impeach President Trump.

“With Donald Trump refusing to resign and Vice President Pence failing to invoke the 25th Amendment, the House had no choice but to move forward with impeaching the President.

Jan 11, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today announced the reopening of the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) which provides forgivable loans to small businesses that have suffered economic losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Jan 11, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (NY-06), Gregory Meeks (NY-05), and Barbara Lee (CA-13) issued the following statement after the U.S. Agency for International Development revealed its revised Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment policy which reverses decades of work by gender experts.
Jan 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement in support of removing President Trump from office.

Jan 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement after pro-Trump protestors broke into the U.S. Capitol and interrupted the 2020 Electoral College count certification.

Jan 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) was today sworn into her fifth term in the United States House of Representatives.

Dec 30, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she helped make housing cooperatives eligible to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which is the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) signature coronavirus relief initiative to assist struggling small businesses during the national health crisis.
Dec 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a massive package that included $900 billion in coronavirus relief funds and $1.4 trillion to fund the government.
 
Dec 11, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she introduced the Access To Home-based Options and More Ease with Learning Act – or the AT HOME Learning Act – to help families with young children balance work and remote learning responsibilities.
 

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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

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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