Press Releases

Oct 8, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on New York City’s plan to phase out Gifted and Talented programs in public schools.
Oct 5, 2021 Press Release
After helping to secure money that included more than $192 million for New York City-Queens schools, Congresswoman announces second application period for more funding
QUEENS, NY – Approximately a week after announcing millions for Queens and New York City schools to increase internet access for students, U.S. Rep.
Oct 1, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) encouraged Queens houses of worship to seek federal disaster assistance if they sustained damage from the recent rainfall and flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
Sep 28, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman leads letter to head of FEMA; requests relief to be allowed for all regardless of immigration status
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today called for federal disaster relief to be accessible to undocumented New Yorkers who have been devastated by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
Sep 24, 2021 Press Release
Money includes funds for schools in Congresswoman’s district in Queens
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that New York City Schools have been awarded millions of dollars in federal funding that she helped secure for connecting students to the internet.
Sep 23, 2021 Press Release
Lawmakers send letter to President Biden
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following President Biden’s approval of emergency and major disaster declarations for New York, U.S. Reps.
Sep 22, 2021 Press Release
Emergency Assistance Secured by Meng and Espaillat Included in Stopgap Government Funding Bill Provides $11+ billion in disaster relief
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps.
Sep 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Norma J. Torres (D-CA) introduced the Reduce Financial Barriers to Immigration and Citizenship Act. The legislation facilitates and promotes naturalization for more than nine million citizenship-eligible immigrants. 

Sep 20, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-NY) and Senator Mazie K.