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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Dec 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHNGTON, D.C. – In an effort to collect more accurate and complete data on race and ethnicity for the 2020 Census, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) urged Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney to revise outdated federal standards for data collection as soon as possible.
Dec 1, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman commemorates school’s 80th anniversary in U.S. Congressional Record; makes presentation to college president
Queens, N.Y. –  U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) honored Queens College by presenting its President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez with a Congressional Record that commemorates the school’s 80th anniversary. 
 
Dec 1, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Language allowing houses of worship to receive vital federal disaster assistance was included in the 
Nov 28, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) led a bipartisan, bicameral letter urging the head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support a sustained research effort to find a cure for the hepatitis B virus. The letter was also signed by U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Hank Johnson (D-GA). Reps.
Nov 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Grace Meng (D-NY), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Vern Buchanan (R-FL), Jim Langevin (D-RI), Matt Gaetz (R-FL), and Lee Zeldin (R-NY) led a bipartisan group of lawmakers urging Donald Trump to retain the U.S. ban on the importation of African elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.
 
Nov 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A day after U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Elaine Duke urging DHS to accept Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal applications that were delayed by the United States Postal Service (USPS), DHS announced it would allow such applications to be resubmitted.
 
Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) met with United States Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao where the two discussed excessive aircraft noise over Queens and improving charter bus safety in the wake of the charter bus crash in Flushing.
 
Nov 13, 2017 Press Release
Passage expected in wake of Veterans Day
Passage expected in wake of Veterans Day
Nov 2, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement in response to the House Republican tax bill.
 
Oct 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the House narrowly passing a budget resolution to fast-track the GOP tax plan:  
 

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