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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.
 
May 28, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – To commemorate Menstrual Hygiene Day and National Period Poverty Awareness Week, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today introduced two pieces of legislation in the House of Representatives that seek to advance the fight for menstrual equity, particularly during the COVID-19 outbreak.
 

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Apr 9, 2020 In The News

Twice in one day, Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) led the New York congressional delegation in letters calling for transparency in equipment distribution and support for healthcare workers fighting on the frontlines of the pandemic.

Apr 8, 2020 In The News

By Victoria Merlino

The Queens Chamber of Commerce and a group of Queens congressmembers connected with the borough’s small business community Tuesday, providing resources, relief information and words of encouragement amid the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 8, 2020 In The News

US Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced on April 6 that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is working to distribute coronavirus relief payments that are being made available under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was recently passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump.

Apr 7, 2020 In The News

The novel coronavirus pandemic has Americans across the country fearful for their personal health and well-being, but for Asian Americans, the virus has stirred up another threat: a wave of verbal and physical attacks.

Apr 6, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng announced on Monday that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is working to distribute coronavirus relief payments that are being made available under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Apr 2, 2020 In The News

US Senator Charles Schumer announced updated impact numbers related to the bipartisan “Corona 3” legislation that sailed through the Senate with a vote of 96-0, passed the House and was signed by President Trump. Schumer is now able to announce more detailed numbers in addition to the $40 billion he announced moments after the bill first passed the Senate on Wednesday, March 25.

Apr 2, 2020 In The News
Apr 2, 2020 In The News

In an effort to ease constituent concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) hosted a town hall over the phone March 30 that allowed worried individuals to directly ask medical professionals and government representatives their most pressing questions.

Mar 30, 2020 In The News
Mar 29, 2020 In The News

Soon after President Trump first uttered the phrase “Chinese virus,” Representative Grace Meng got a call from her parents, who had read about it in the newspaper. Had Mr. Trump, they wondered, really given the coronavirus that corrosive moniker?

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