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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Jun 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a Vice Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus, sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressing concern about the State Department’s rejection of requests by U.S. Embassies to fly rainbow flags in honor of LGBT Pride Month.

Jun 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement after passage of the American Dream and Promise Act, H.R. 6.

May 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bipartisan legislation authored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that would make restrooms in refugee camps safer for women and girls has been passed by the House of Representatives.
 
May 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. José E. Serrano (D-NY), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), and Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the Subcommittee, announced today the inclusion of language in the Commerce, Justice, Science spending bill that would prohibit funding for the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
May 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) helped to open a new display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History that pays tribute to the Chinese immigrant laborers who helped build America’s Transcontinental Railroad.
 
May 2, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Climate Action Now Act (H.R. 9) which included an amendment authored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that stresses the critical link between climate change and food security.
 
Apr 24, 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 in response to the Trump Administration’s latest attack on women’s reproductive health rights.

Apr 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced three consumer protection bills that seek to protect women and children by making sure consumers are protected from possibly harmful substances in products that may affect the health and wellbeing of their loved ones. The measures include:
 
Apr 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) secured several measures in the reauthorization of the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) which passed the House this afternoon.
 

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In The News

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.

Jul 11, 2013 In The News
Federal Aviation Administration officials agreed to set up a roundtable with community residents to address new flight patterns that have cause an increase in noise around Flushing, Bayside and Whitestone.
 
May 20, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, D-Flushing, has introduced a bill that would speed up the process of disability claims for veterans in Queens, many of whom are forced to wait as long as 500 days for their benefits.

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May 17, 2013 In The News

The Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to form a committee with northeast Queens elected officials and residents to review the decision-making process when approving new flight patterns in the area.

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