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).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps.
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) reintroduced a resolution in the House of Representatives that seeks to promote International Mother Language Day in the United States, as people around the world prepare to commemorate the annual observance on Sunday.
REGO PARK, NY – Congresswoman Grace Meng, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi, and Council Member Karen Koslowitz released the following statement after the NYPD 112th Precinct reported that anti-Semitic graffiti had been found near the Rego Park Jewish Center on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today announced the introduction of legislation that would require federal government agencies to translate into multiple languages all written COVID-19-related materials including resources on coronavirus vaccines that are produced for the public.
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, announced today that she led a letter to the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. urging officials there to create a special exhibit honoring the late photographer Corky Lee.
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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
A Queens lawmaker recently introduced a resolution in Congress following the increase in hate crimes and anti-Asian rhetoric surrounding COVID-19.
(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.
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.
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.
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.
By Carlotta Mohamed
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
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.