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Feb 18, 2021 Press Release

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.

Feb 18, 2021 Press Release

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. 

 

Feb 17, 2021 Press Release

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.

Feb 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she introduced the Marshall Plan for Moms (H.Res.121), a bold and sweeping piece of legislation seeking to revitalize and restore mothers in the workforce.
Feb 11, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, introduced a bipartisan resolution today in the House of Representatives to recognize Lunar New Year as the Asian American community prepares to celebrate the holiday tonight, on the eve of Lunar New Year. This year, Lunar New Year falls on February 12th. 
 
Feb 10, 2021 Press Release

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.

Feb 8, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement after Governor Cuomo announced that indoor dining will resume this Friday on Lunar New Year.

Feb 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06), the new Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, and Rep. Van Taylor (TX-03) introduced the bipartisan Divided Families Reunification Act that seeks to help Korean American families reunite with their loved ones in North Korea.

Feb 5, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she has secured a seat on the panel’s Subcommittee on Agriculture, and has been selected as the Vice Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations.
 

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May 16, 2016 In The News

Feminine products are having a moment. With some calling for a red wave to take the taboo out of menstruation, politicians across the country are trying to make tampons and sanitary pads as affordable and accessible as possible.

May 11, 2016 In The News

The legislation now goes to President Obama for his signature.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

Months after a hearing on sexual harassment at the Environmental Protection Agency, one of the House’s top government watchdogs has delivered on his promise to protect the youngest members of the federal workforce.

Jan 11, 2016 In The News

New York Democrat Congresswoman Grace Meng has found a unique way to support Muslims in America and rebuff the Republican presidential front-runner and businessman Donald Trump’s vicious invective against Muslims: she has invited as her guest a Pakistani American New York Police Department (NYPD) officer, Lt.

Jan 8, 2016 In The News

Queens Democrats came out in uniform support Tuesday for President Barack Obama’s executive actions to try and curb gun violence throughout the country.

Speaking at the East Room at the White House and flanked by victims of gun violence and their families, the president became visibly emotional as he spoke of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

Dec 27, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) praised the passage of tax breaks that she said will benefit individuals and small businesses in Queens, including a commuter tax credit for mass transit commuters and increasing expense limits for businesses for equipment costs. These were part of a $1.1 trillion spending package approved in Washington last week.

Dec 15, 2015 In The News

The House of Representatives passed a bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) last week that removes the term “Oriental” from federal law.

Nov 2, 2015 In The News

Just months after the start of yet another fashion trend for using models age 16 and under, Representative Grace Meng of New York introduced the

Sep 14, 2015 In The News
How to afford college, balance a budget, and choose a career were all topics at a recent workshop “Translating Potential into Success” hosted by Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and Flushing’s Ebenezer Baptist Church last Thursday.
Aug 12, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) announced a $1.1 million, five-year federal grant for Queens College to continue a disability services initiative that seeks to help low-income students with disabilities.

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