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May 8, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today called for ALL essential workers to be made eligible for hazard pay in any proposed legislation that seeks to provide such wages or benefits during the COVID-19 crisis.
 
May 7, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – With various communities continuing to struggle with the surge in discriminatory attacks during the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Rep.
May 6, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she urged banks to assist small businesses with applying for coronavirus relief funds under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
 
May 5, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) led members of the New York congressional delegation in calling on House and Senate leadership to include rent and mortgage forgiveness in the next COVID-19 relief package.
May 5, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the United States Postal Service has renewed its lease for the post office in Kew Gardens, Queens.  
 
The Postal Service informed Meng’s office that the new lease will be for five years from August 1, 2021 to July 31, 2026.
 
May 3, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she led members of the New York Congressional Delegation in a letter to House leaders calling for the next coronavirus relief bill to provide critical and needed assistance for bodegas, ethnic grocery stores and small independent supermarkets, many of which are located throughout New York City.   
 
May 1, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), today issued the following statement commemorating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
 
May 1, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), State Senator Roxanne Persaud (D-Brooklyn), Assembly Member Andrew Hevesi (D-Queens) and Council Member Karen Koslowitz (D-Queens) led 94 New York elected officials from all levels of government in urging President Trump to support the expansion of critical safety net programs for New Yorkers, as N.Y.
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). 
 

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Feb 20, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-NY) was pregnant with her second child when she became concerned about the toxic chemicals that she and her kids — and nearly all of us — encounter every day.

Feb 20, 2020 In The News

BOSTON — More than ever, shoppers are interested in buying natural products despite the fact they often have to pay more to get them.

Jan 6, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng joined over 25,000 participants this past weekend in the “No Hate, No Fear” Solidarity March in New York City standing with the Jewish community against anti-Semitism and hate.

May 28, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Rep. Grace Meng is known affectionately around Capitol Hill as “the period lady." 

And she’s just “fine with that" – at least it means people are talking about what has become the New York Democrat's signature issue and one she has found surprising success pushing during Donald Trump's presidency.

Mar 28, 2018 In The News

On Monday night, at 9:29 p.m., the Commerce Department announced that it will include a citizenship question in the 2020 Census. Secretary Ross decided that a citizenship question would outweigh what he called the “limited potential adverse impacts.” This is the wrong decision and is certain to lay the groundwork for an inaccurate census count.

Jan 24, 2018 In The News
Three Queens Congress members on Tuesday sent a letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan, calling on her to address "ongoing and serious mail delivery problems in Queens."
 
May 24, 2017 In The News

Have you ever wondered what chemicals and other ingredients are in your tampons?

May 12, 2017 In The News

Federal lawmakers from New York and California reintroduced legislation Thursday calling on the Postal Service to issue a stamp that honors the Chinese workers who built the transcontinental railroad nearly 150 years ago.

Feb 24, 2017 In The News

In a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) demanded that he restore materials on combatting anti-Semitism to the State Department website had been deleted during the transition from the Obama administration.

Feb 17, 2017 In The News

Did you know that there are girls who skip school when they get their periods?

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