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Jun 20, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she sent a letter to U.S.
Jun 18, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States—the highest court in the country—ruled against the Trump Administration’s effort to end the 2012 Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which protects children who were brought to the U.S. from deportation.
 
Jun 16, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Fred Upton (R-MI) announced today that they introduced the Farm to Fridge Act (H.R. 7035), a bill which would expand two existing programs at the U.S.
Jun 13, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today announced the enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (H.R. 7010).
Jun 12, 2020 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations – which has oversight over the U.S. State Department – spoke with South Korea’s Ambassador to the United States Soo-Hyuck Lee.

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that early voting for this year’s primary elections in Queens – and throughout New York – will begin this Saturday, June 13.
 
In Queens, early voting will take place at 18 locations throughout the borough, and run through Sunday, June 21.
Jun 10, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she sent a letter to U.S.
Jun 4, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY –  U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the City of New York will open a new community COVID-19 testing site this Saturday (June 6th) at Leavitt Field in Flushing.
 
May 31, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the death of George Floyd.
 
“Our nation is in pain and people are angry. Pain over the murder of George Floyd and anger over the unacceptable and systemic racism that continues to plague our country.
 
May 29, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she voted to pass a bipartisan bill aiming to deliver further relief to Queens small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

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Apr 24, 2020 In The News

They followed the rules and filed their taxes on time, but many U.S. citizens are not getting those desperately needed stimulus checks because of their spouse’s immigration status.

As millions of Americans cash in, others are entirely excluded.

These U.S. citizens say they feel like second-class Americans, and it’s all because of who they married.

Apr 23, 2020 In The News

Lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a $2 billion bill to provide internet service to students during the pandemic.

Apr 22, 2020 In The News

Faith leaders from around Queens gathered in front of their computer screens Tuesday for a remote vigil to commemorate the thousands of neighbors who have died from COVID-19 in the weeks since the borough emerged as the epicenter of the pandemic.

Apr 22, 2020 In The News

New York congresswoman Grace Meng pressing for billions of dollars in new funding to address the digital divide in education, backing a bill that would fund internet equipment and devices for schools and students.

Meng, a Democrat, argues that the coronavirus pandemic has called attention to the shortfalls and inequities in students' access to technology.

Apr 22, 2020 In The News

A House lawmaker introduced legislation that would allocate $2 billion to get students access to the internet while stuck at home during the global health crisis.

Apr 21, 2020 In The News

After calling on President Donald Trump to ensure that nursing homes immediately report coronavirus infections and deaths to the families of residents, Congresswoman Grace Meng announced on April 20 that the Trump Administration has agreed to implement the new rule.

Apr 21, 2020 In The News

As millions of tenants were unable to pay rent on April 1, and with no clear end to the COVID-19 crisis in sight, a Queens lawmaker is helping to introduce a new legislation to cancel rent and mortgage payments nationwide.

Apr 20, 2020 In The News

The Queens congressional delegation has urged the federal government to intervene to protect nursing home residents and staff from the coronavirus, pushing the Trump Administration to take action after the state said more than 200 Queens nursing home residents have died due to COVID-19 as of April 15. 

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