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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Dec 7, 2018 Press Release
Proposed rule is a blatant and ugly attempt to restrict legal immigration

Washington, D.C.— Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng(D-Queens) responded to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) request for public comments on its new proposed regulation seeking to punish immigrants who lawfully use public benefits. 

Dec 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) sent a letter to U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen calling for her agency to withdraw its proposed public charge rule for non-compliance with federal law. Under federal law, agencies are required to provide public justifications for any newly proposed policy that would harm families.

Dec 3, 2018 Press Release
Staffer also served as a Queens civic leader
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) sadly announced the death of Don Capalbi, her longtime staff member who also served as a Queens civic leader.
 
Nov 26, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman Emeritus of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, led a letter to U.S.
Oct 23, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman recently called for probe of Ross after the Secretary lied to her about census citizenship question
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him to recuse himself from any investigation related to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross lying to Congress.
 
Oct 23, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she has passed several important measures into law to assist veterans.
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.

 

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