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Mar 2, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – This past weekend, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) brought Texas Congresswoman Veronica Escobar to Queens.
 
Feb 28, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), spoke at a CAPAC press conference on Capitol Hill to urge other Members of Congress to help stop the spread of xenophobia and misinformation related to the coronavirus by only sharing confirmed and verifiable information about the illness.
Feb 26, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Following the rise in hate crimes, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, held a workshop in Queens on the U.S.
Feb 25, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee which is responsible for funding all federal agencies and programs, announced today that she, along with other Members of Congress, called on President Trump to ensure that any vaccine or treatment for the coronavirus is accessible, available, and affordable to the public.
Feb 19, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee that is responsible for funding all government agencies and programs, introduced the Pathway to Stable and Affordable Housing for All Act, H.R.
Feb 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, announced today that she introduced the No Public Charge Deportation Act (H.R. 5814), which would remove public charge as grounds for the deportation of immigrants in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). For over 100 years, public charge has been part of U.S.
Feb 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a founding member and former Co-Chair of the Congressional Quiet Skies Caucus, announced the introduction of legislation that would require the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to lower the standard at which the agency determines acceptable noise levels in residential areas.
 
Feb 4, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee—which funds all federal agencies and programs—issued the following statement ahead of President Trump’s State of the Union speech tonight.
 
Feb 3, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – In an effort to stand with working men and women and their fight for improved protections such as health care, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that Abdul Quddus Chaudhry of Flushing, Queens, a security officer at LaGuardia Airport and member of the 32BJ SEIU union, will be her guest for this year’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night.  

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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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