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Jan 26, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today commended President Biden for signing a presidential memorandum to address the anti-Asian sentiment that has spiked since the outbreak of the coronavirus, as well as actions to promote racial equity in COVID-19 response.
 
Jan 23, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement after President Joe Biden issued an Executive Order to help working families have access to nutritious meals.
 
Specifically, the Executive Order (EO):
 
Jan 20, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement hailing the swearing in of President Biden.
 
“I congratulate Joe Biden on becoming the 46th President of the United States, and I cannot wait to partner with him and our new Vice President Kamala Harris to address the many critical issues impacting our country.
 
Jan 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement after voting to impeach President Trump.

“With Donald Trump refusing to resign and Vice President Pence failing to invoke the 25th Amendment, the House had no choice but to move forward with impeaching the President.

Jan 11, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today announced the reopening of the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) which provides forgivable loans to small businesses that have suffered economic losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Jan 11, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (NY-06), Gregory Meeks (NY-05), and Barbara Lee (CA-13) issued the following statement after the U.S. Agency for International Development revealed its revised Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment policy which reverses decades of work by gender experts.
Jan 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement in support of removing President Trump from office.

Jan 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement after pro-Trump protestors broke into the U.S. Capitol and interrupted the 2020 Electoral College count certification.

Jan 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) was today sworn into her fifth term in the United States House of Representatives.

Dec 30, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she helped make housing cooperatives eligible to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which is the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) signature coronavirus relief initiative to assist struggling small businesses during the national health crisis.

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Jan 30, 2017 In The News

House Democrats want to keep pressure on Republicans amid the fallout over the Trump administration’s executive order banning refugees and legal travelers from several majority-Muslim countries.

Jan 30, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Democrats offered legislation and protests Monday to try to force a repeal of  President Trump 's executive order banning most Syrian refugees and citizens from six other Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S.

Dec 2, 2016 In The News

Glendale’s fight for its own ZIP code came to a head on Wednesday, Nov. 30, as the House of Representatives was set to vote on the bill put forth by Congresswoman Grace Meng.

At 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Meng announced the House passed the bill by a voice vote; it moves on to the Senate. Check QNS.com for further details.

Oct 4, 2016 In The News

A federal probe into a fiery train crash last year faults the railway operator, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D–Flushing) announced Sunday. The crash occurred July 8, 2015, when a freight train operated by New York and Atlantic Railway (NYA) slammed into a tractor-trailer at the railroad crossing at Maspeth Avenue and injured the truck’s driver.

Sep 20, 2016 In The News

As the owner of Hess-Miller Funeral Home in Middle Village, Anthony Martino has arranged thousands of funerals. “When people say what do you do? [I say], we help people,” explained Martino. In the last 8 years Martino has “helped” more than 150 veterans who either have no way to pay for funeral services or no family. “He makes it easy for us.

Aug 23, 2016 In The News

Lawmakers are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed.

EpiPens are used to ward off potentially fatal allergic reactions, and the price has surged in recent years. A two-dose package cost less than $60 nine years ago. The cost is now closer to $400.

Jun 29, 2016 In The News

An amendment introduced by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) securing an additional $8 million for cancer research was passed last week.

The amendment provides funding for the Defense Department’s Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program. The congresswo­man’s amendment was attached to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2017.

Jun 27, 2016 In The News

Eight students that reside in Queens have been accepted to the selective and prestigious United States service academies, according to U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing), who nominated the young scholars to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.; U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md.; U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colo.; U.S.

Jun 16, 2016 In The News

Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) will oppose a Federal Aviation Administration initiative that would include a plan for Newark Airport to use another runway for incoming flights if it results in more airplane noise for Queens, she announced last Thursday.

May 23, 2016 In The News

President Barack Obama has signed a bill eliminating all known uses of the term "oriental" from federal law.

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