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Apr 19, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she sent a letter to President Trump urging him to help combat the high numbers of deaths that are occurring at nursing homes in New York, particularly in Queens, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Apr 16, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – With coronavirus relief payments now going out to taxpayers, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have launched “Get My Payment,” an online portal that allows taxpayers to track the status of their payment.
 
Apr 15, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today called for a greater White House response to the COVID-19 outbreak in long term care facilities in New York. She issued the following statement.
 
Apr 15, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in Flushing has been awarded federal funding to help respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
 
Apr 15, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, announced the introduction of legislation that seeks to extend work permits for immigrants, many of whom are serving as essential workers on the frontlines of combating the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) today called for a key food assistance program to include hot food during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 8, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today warned New Yorkers to be aware of scammers who are seeking to take advantage of consumers during the coronavirus outbreak.
 
Apr 7, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) led members of the New York Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to President Trump urging him to fully invoke the Defense Production Act (DPA) to ensure that frontline health care workers in New York have the medical technology and protection that they need to save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 6, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today 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 the President.
 

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Mar 27, 2020 In The News

Elmhurst Hospital Has Been Besieged by Coronavirus, and Rep. Grace Meng Is Demanding Help

By Spectrum News NY1 New York City

PUBLISHED 7:30 PM ET Mar. 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020 In The News

A Queens lawmaker recently introduced a resolution in Congress following the increase in hate crimes and anti-Asian rhetoric surrounding COVID-19.

Mar 27, 2020 In The News

(CNN) Rep. Grace Meng described feeling powerless when she received a call on Friday from a nurse begging for more medical support at Elmhurst hospital in Queens -- one of the hospitals reeling from the virus' rapid spread in the state.

Mar 26, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., fears for his safety when leaving his home to get groceries, he told USA TODAY in a recent interview.

Lieu said he had pepper spray and was considering bringing it with him when he left his home.

Mar 24, 2020 In The News

By Jesse McKinley and Shane Goldmacher

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo awoke before dawn on Tuesday, emerging after a few hours’ sleep to board a helicopter to New York City for the coronavirus briefing that has become a daily ritual for him and for the millions of people now watching.

Mar 24, 2020 In The News

BY MORGAN MCKAY NEW YORK STATE

PUBLISHED 6:39 AM ET MAR. 24, 2020

New York officials on Monday announced it was launching a hotline number New Yorkers could call to report hate crimes and bias-based incidents.

Even during this pandemic, hate crimes are still a pervasive problem in New York.

Mar 21, 2020 In The News
  • By Carlotta Mohamed

Small businesses in New York City that have suffered economic losses due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can now apply for disaster loans provided through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). 

Mar 13, 2020 In The News

Following Emergency Declaration, Senator Booker, Rep. Meng Urge Trump to Increase Mobile Hotspots to Help Students Complete Schoolwork

Lawmakers call on President to allocate funding following emergency declaration

Feb 20, 2020 In The News
By Kimmy Yam

Asian American lawmakers in California say it may be seven decades later but they're still applauding an effort to have the state apologize for its role in the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

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