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Apr 30, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) led members of the New York congressional delegation in sending a letter to President Trump calling for the next coronavirus relief package to include mental health resources for frontline health care workers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Apr 28, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Tom Suozzi (D-Queens/L.I.) led members of the New York congressional delegation in calling for co-ops and condos to be eligible for loans under the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). 
 
Apr 28, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today announced the introduction of legislation that would require all federal government agencies to translate into multiple languages all written COVID-19-related materials that are produced for the public.
 
Apr 27, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY  – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that New York State officials brought a COVID-19 antibody testing site to Flushing, Queens on Friday and Saturday.
 
Apr 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee – which funds all federal programs and agencies – issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, H.R. 266.

Apr 22, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – With many grocery stores offering special senior citizen shopping hours due to the coronavirus crisis, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today called for these supermarkets – along with online retailers – to provide seniors and vulnerable populations with designated delivery slots as well.
 
Apr 22, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she sent a letter to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging her to ensure protections during the coronavirus pandemic for students with disabilities, English language learners (ELLs), and other school kids who require special accommodations.
 
Apr 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee that funds federal programs and agencies, today introduced the Emergency Educational Connections Act of 2020 to ensure that students have internet access during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic emergency.
 
Apr 20, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – After calling on the President to ensure that nursing homes immediately report coronavirus infections and deaths to the families of residents, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that the Trump administration has agreed to implement such a requirement.
 
Apr 20, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she helped to introduce the Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act, a bill that seeks to provide a nationwide cancellation of rents and home mortgage payments through the duration of the coronavirus pandemic emergency declaration.
 

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In The News

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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