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Jul 7, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY Congresswoman Grace Meng, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi, and Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz released the following statement after the NYPD 112th Precinct reported that a car’s tires had been punctured by an unknown object, with the hood of the vehicle defaced with the carving of a swastika over the weekend of July 3rd i
Jul 6, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she convinced the United States Postal Service to swiftly restore a mail collection box that the agency removed from the corner of 98th Street and the northbound service road of Woodhaven Boulevard in Woodhaven, Queens.
 
Jul 2, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), State Senator John Liu (D-Queens), Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Queens) and Councilman Peter Koo (D-Queens) called on the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB) and Con Edison to immediately restore gas service to residents at the Bland Houses in Flushing, Queens.
Jul 2, 2020 Press Release
Nonprofit Security Grants will help 16 borough synagogues and educational institutions with protecting their properties against threats and attacks
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, announced today that $1.6 million in federal funding for security improvements has been awarded to 16 Jewish facilities throughout Queens, along with funds for two Christian facilities.
 
Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2), a key transportation and infrastructure bill that includes legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep.
Jun 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a Vice Chair of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, released the following statement commemorating LGBTQ+ Pride Month.

Jun 26, 2020 Press Release
Families with school age children could receive up to $420 per child in emergency food benefits

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement to ensure all households with children in Queens receive critical food benefits during COVID-19. The Congresswoman helped pass legislation into law to ensure no child goes hungry during the national health crisis.

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman returns to nation’s capital for vote on comprehensive police reform legislation
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) tonight voted to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 7120) to address the systemic inequities and racial injustices that too many, particularly those in the Black community, tragically face.
 
Jun 25, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations that has oversight of the U.S. State Department, issued the following statement on the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War.
 

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