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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Oct 7, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman sends letter after Trump Administration announces it is withdrawing U.S. forces from Northeastern Syria
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
Pilot program will be the first-time tours are offered in a foreign language and on a regular basis

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.
 
Sep 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) joined dozens of youth activists on Capitol Hill to help announce legislation supporting the teaching of climate change in schools. 
 
Sep 16, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman leads 38 Members of Congress in letter to DHS Secretary McAleenan
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, announced today that she sent a letter to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan to demand answers on the appalling treatment of children at the border, including the deprivation of menstrual hygiene products for detained girls.
 
Sep 15, 2019 Press Release

Queens, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), issued the following statement to celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.

Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured several provisions that advance the wellbeing and safety of women and children in U.S. foreign policy programs. These items were included in a key spending bill that recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured several provisions to strengthen efforts related to gun safety. The measures were included in fiscal year 2020 spending bills that recently passed the House of Representatives. They consist of the following items:
 
Sep 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured several provisions critical to protecting the environment. The measures were included across several fiscal year 2020 spending packages that recently passed the House of Representatives. They consist of the following items:

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