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Apr 8, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) expressed her appreciation for the opening of a New York State pop-up COVID-19 vaccination site at Queens College, which is located in her congressional district in Flushing.

Apr 8, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced that she helped introduce the Mental Health Justice Act (H.R. 1368), a bill that seeks to create a grant program for states and localities to hire, train, and maintain mental health first responders who would be deployed to assist individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. 

Apr 7, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the House of Representatives recently passed the bipartisan Violence Against Women (VAWA) Reauthorization Act (H.R. 1620) which included two key provisions authored by the Congresswoman. 
 
The measures would:
 
Apr 5, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, once again encouraged houses of worship and nonprofit organizations in Queens to apply for funding to improve the safety and security of their properties.    
 
Apr 1, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (NY-06), Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07), and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) announced today that they sent a letter urging Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to take all necessary steps to ensure future food relief initiatives, like the Farmers to Families Food Box Program, are equitable and accessible to all those in need.
 
Mar 28, 2021 Press Release
ATLANTA, GA – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today traveled to Georgia following the recent shooting at Atlanta-area spas where eight people were murdered including six women of Asian descent.
 
Meng visited Georgia today (Sunday, March 28) with colleagues from the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), of which she is the First Vice Chair.  
Mar 27, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will soon accept applications for COVID-19 funeral expenses.
 
Mar 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (NY-06) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), the two New York members of the powerful House Appropriations Committee—which funds federal agencies and programs—announced today a new process for state and local governments and non-profits to receive direct federal funding through the Appropriations process.

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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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