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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Oct 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter this evening to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking him to investigate U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for possible crimes related to making false statements with respect to documents required by law to be submitted to Congress.

 

Oct 12, 2018 Press Release
Bill signed into law by President; Congresswoman also secures measures that seek to improve aviation industry
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) secured several measures in the FAA Reauthorization Act that the President recently signed into law, including provisions that seek to mitigate airplane noise over Queens and other communities across the country.
 
Oct 8, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and postal workers from across Queens today protested President Trump’s proposal to privatize the United States Postal Service.
 
Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, the House of Representatives passed a provision sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) that would create a ZIP code for Glendale, Queens.

 

Sep 14, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman sends letter to Secretary Elaine Chao; cites new study saying that noise from the route has negative health impacts on Queens residents
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) sent a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao urging her to eliminate LaGuardia Airport’s noisy TNNIS Climb, a controversial flight pattern over Queens that according to a new study negatively impacts the health of borough residents.
 
Aug 24, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman sponsors measure to help Queens communities impacted by freight trains that run through their neighborhoods
QUEENS, NY – With several Queens communities negatively impacted by freight trains hauling waste and construction debris through their neighborhoods, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) introduced legislation that would require covers on all rail cars that transport materials such as trash and debris.
 
Aug 15, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman’s legislation would expand voting rights to young people by providing 16- and 17-year-olds with the right to vote
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she has introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that would lower the voting age in America to 16 years old.
 
Aug 7, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman sends letter to FDA Commissioner after American Academy of Pediatrics report raises public health concerns for children

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calling for the agency to address the threat that food additives pose to children.

Jul 27, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives passed legislation authored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that would allow menstrual hygiene products to be purchased with money from health flexible spending accounts.
 
Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
Bill now heads to House floor
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, secured three key amendments in the Homeland Security Appropriations bill that would require a review of the federal response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, and help those who have been detained and separated from their families after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

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