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May 31, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the death of George Floyd.
 
“Our nation is in pain and people are angry. Pain over the murder of George Floyd and anger over the unacceptable and systemic racism that continues to plague our country.
 
May 29, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she voted to pass a bipartisan bill aiming to deliver further relief to Queens small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
May 28, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – To commemorate Menstrual Hygiene Day and National Period Poverty Awareness Week, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today introduced two pieces of legislation in the House of Representatives that seek to advance the fight for menstrual equity, particularly during the COVID-19 outbreak.
 
May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Susan Brooks (R-IN), led 48 Members of Congress in a letter to Acting U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator John Barsa calling on him to ensure that the agency’s international work continues to focus on the health and safety of women and girls during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 26, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she distributed personal protective equipment (PPE) yesterday to constituents in Elmhurst and Glendale.
 
The Congresswoman teamed up with Community Board 4 to hand out 1000 face masks in front of Elmhurst’s St. James Episcopal Church at 84-07 Broadway.
May 20, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the Small Business Administration (SBA) has released its loan forgiveness application for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), and the Congresswoman encouraged Queens small businesses that received PPP loans to immediately fill out and submit the form.
 
May 19, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special telephone line for taxpayers who have questions about their coronavirus relief payments. The number is 800-919-9835.
 
May 15, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement tonight after passage of the Heroes Act (H.R. 6800) in the House of Representatives.
 
May 14, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she sent a letter to U.S.
May 13, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she cosponsored legislation which seeks to help those in nursing homes electronically connect with family members and doctors during the coronavirus crisis.
 

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In The News

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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