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Oct 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, issued the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed her bipartisan Divided Families Reunification Act (H.R. 1771). The measure now heads for a vote in the full House.

Oct 30, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), introduced bold legislation that would ensure a more inclusive and welcoming system to help new Americans achieve their American Dream.
 
Oct 26, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she will hold a town hall meeting on Saturday, November 2, 2019 on the campus of Queens College. The event, to be held in conjunction with One Queens Indivisible, will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Benjamin Rosenthal Library building. It will be open to the public and media.
Oct 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), spoke last night at a congressional reception honoring the cultural, economic, and historical contributions of the Filipino American community.

Oct 23, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation that seeks to assist women entrepreneurs.
 
Oct 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science—which funds NASA—attended the historic first all-female spacewalk at NASA’s Space Operations Center in Washington, D.C.
 
Oct 7, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging the administration to reverse its decision to withdraw U.S. servicemembers from northeastern Syria. The letter also calls on the administration to continue to protect Kurdish allies, and present a long-term strategy for Syria to Congress.
Sep 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced that through her work on the House Appropriations Committee, she helped secure a pilot program that will provide tours in Chinese (Mandarin) and Spanish through translation devices that pair with assistive listening device transmitters used by U.S. Capitol Visitors Center (CVC) tour guides.

Sep 25, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on Mayor de Blasio’s comments regarding New York City’s specialized high schools.
 
Sep 24, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the beginning of a formal impeachment inquiry.
 

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Jul 28, 2015 In The News

Unpaid interns in most states aren't covered by the same workplace discrimination and harassment laws as employees, but some House Democrats are trying to change that.

Jul 7, 2015 In The News

NY1 VIDEO: Please see the NY1 video for my comments about railroad cars filled with trash which are affecting our communities.

Jun 25, 2015 In The News

Public school students are used to having time off on New Year's Day and Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Now, the Lunar New Year will enjoy similar status.

"It's an official school holiday, like Christmas," said Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Jun 10, 2015 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng has reached out to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to push for an increase in the agency’s efforts to control noise pollution from airplanes and helicopters.

May 12, 2015 In The News

Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) is introducing legislation that would assist small businesses that sell their products abroad.

The measure would instruct the Export-Import Bank to increase the amount of financing it provides to small business from 20 to 25 percent. 

Mar 11, 2015 In The News

Now that he’s closing schools on two Muslim holidays, Mayor de Blasio is being pressured to keep his word and add the Lunar New Year to the list.

Eighteen legislators sent a letter to Hizzoner Monday urging him to include the celebration as a day off on the school calendar.

Dec 3, 2014 In The News

Congressmember Grace Meng (DQueens) announced on December 1 that she has saved a college in Queens from shutting down.

Issues:
Nov 24, 2014 In The News
Quiet Skies Caucus aims to find solutions.
Nov 13, 2014 In The News

With more small businesses than big box stores on Bell Boulevard, the commercial strip was the perfect destination for the head of the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) when she made the trip to New York last week.

Oct 28, 2014 In The News

Two weeks after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Capital Program Review Board rejected the agency’s five-year budget proposal, three Queens elected officials are pressing for one of the program’s smaller items to make it into the final draft of the financial plan.

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