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Mar 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she helped pass the nearly $2 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319) early this afternoon in the House of Representatives. The measure will now go to President Biden’s desk for his signature.

Mar 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations that has oversight of U.S. foreign policy and programs, announced today she joined a bipartisan letter requesting that U.S.

Mar 6, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the nation commemorates Women’s History Month and prepares to mark International Women’s Day on Monday, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she led a letter to President Biden urging him to take executive action to help eliminate period poverty.
 
Mar 4, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) recently took part in a virtual workshop to help co-ops in Queens secure federal funding under the Paycheck Protection Program which provides forgivable loans to small businesses that have suffered economic losses due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Mar 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) and U.S. Senators Tina Smith (D-Minn) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) reintroduced their bipartisan bill in the House and Senate to secure health care benefits for “Atomic Veterans” who were exposed to harmful radiation when they cleaned up nuclear testing sites during the late 1970s.

Mar 1, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, today reintroduced the Menstrual Equity in the Peace Corps Act, a bill that seeks to address the lack of access and affordability of menstrual products for Peace Corps Volunteers serving abroad.
 
Mar 1, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) today reintroduced an amendment to lower the federal election voting age from 18-years-old to 16-years-old. The measure was reintroduced as an amendment to the For The People Act (H.R. 1) ahead of this week’s debate on the bill in the House of Representatives. H.R.
Mar 1, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she has been selected as a Co-Chair of the House Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Antisemitism.
 
Feb 27, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she helped pass the nearly $2 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319) early this morning in the House of Representatives.
 

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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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