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Dec 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Kids’ Safety Caucus, announced the introduction of the Total Recall Act, a bill that would require businesses to strengthen and streamline the way they notify consumers about product recalls.
Nov 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following Global Entrepreneurship Week, U.S. Rep.
Nov 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), announced the introduction of the Closing the Homework Gap Through Mobile Hotspots Act, which would create a $100 million grant program for schools, libraries, U.S. territories, and federally recognized Indian Tribes to purchase mobile hotspots to help close the nation’s homework gap.

Nov 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Co-Chair of the Hellenic Caucus, announced today that they have introduced legislation which would prohibit the Department of Defense from using funds to deploy strategic assets in Turkey after 2020.
Nov 20, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK – U.S. Representatives Grace Meng (NY-6), Eliot L. Engel (NY-16) and Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-7) led the New York City Congressional Delegation on a letter to NYCHA Chair and CEO Gregory Russ calling on the Housing Authority to take immediate action to ensure NYCHA residents have adequate heat this winter.
 
Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), and Norma Torres (D-CA), along with 80 other Members of Congress, sent a letter to the heads of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) demanding that they abandon plans to hike up USCIS application fees.
 
Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper following reports that the Trump administration demanded a 500 percent increase from South Korea in negotiations of the Special Measures Agreement.
Nov 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a founding member and former co-chair of the Congressional Quiet Skies Caucus, sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson expressing grave concerns about the agency’s community outreach efforts regarding excessive airplane noise over Queens, and other areas impacted by the problem.

Oct 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, issued the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed her bipartisan Divided Families Reunification Act (H.R. 1771). The measure now heads for a vote in the full House.

Oct 30, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), introduced bold legislation that would ensure a more inclusive and welcoming system to help new Americans achieve their American Dream.
 

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In The News

Aug 4, 2014 In The News
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, along with House of Representatives members from New Jersey and Texas, introduced legislation at the end of last week that aims to reduce the number of fraudulent phone calls and texts that millions of Americans constantly receive.
Jul 28, 2014 In The News
Just over four months since bringing a congressional hearing to her home borough, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) followed through on her commitment to bringing more resources to Queens’ small businesses.
Jul 15, 2014 In The News

In 2012, a six-year study was published that examined the occupational history of more than 1,000 women, finding that those who worked in the automotive plastics and in the food packaging industries were five times more likely to develop premenopausal breast cancer than women in the control group. One of the main chemicals used in their workplaces? Bisephenol A, better known as BPA.

Jun 4, 2014 In The News
Despite her brief legislative career, freshman U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) has become one of Congress’s most steadfast supporters of Israel and Jewish issues.
Mar 26, 2014 In The News
Airplane noise over Queens is on the path to being silenced. Or at least as much as possible.
 
Congressmember Grace Meng hailed Governor Andrew Cuomo’s recent announcement that he will be moving forward with plans to address airplane noise over Queens with the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey.
Feb 28, 2014 In The News
Jan 28, 2014 In The News
Excitement continues to build around the Super Bowl coming to the New York area. The game at MetLife Stadium will be a boon for local businesses, with approximately $550 million expected to flow into the region's economy.

Unfortunately, there is also a dark side to the event.
Dec 20, 2013 In The News
Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) is pushing legislation that would stop stores from selling expired baby formula.
 
Meng told The Hill she is talking with both Democratic and Republican lawmakers on her bill to keep outdated formula off the shelves. The freshman Democrat has called her legislation "a no-brainer" and is stunned that it's necessary.

Sep 17, 2013 In The News

Elected officials representing northeast Queens at the state and federal level gathered in Bayside Tuesday to call on the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct environmental reviews when making changes to flight patterns.

Jul 24, 2013 In The News

Elected officials representing northeast Queens at the federal level are calling on the Port Authority to set up an advisory committee to address airplane noise concerns in the five boroughs.

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