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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Aug 17, 2017 Press Release
New policy comes after Congresswoman urged DOJ to make the products available to incarcerated women
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After urging the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to make tampons, pads and liners available to federal female inmates, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that the agency has agreed to do so.
 
Aug 16, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the vandalism of headstones at Cypress Hills Cemetery which included anti-Asian graffiti.
 
Aug 16, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the Queens Museum’s decision to cancel a commemoration and reenactment of the 1947 United Nations vote for the establishment of Israel.
 
Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
Measure expected to soon be voted on in the Senate
Measure expected to soon be voted on in the Senate
Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman successfully champions multiple priorities
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a first-term member of the House Appropriations Committee, voted against the “minibus,” a package of four appropriations bills that included Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies; Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies; Defense; and Legislative Branch Appropriations bills.
 
Jul 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), member of the House Committee on Appropriations, announced today that two of her provisions to promote the safety and accessibility of menstrual hygiene products were included in key appropriations legislation.
 
Jul 21, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman also meets on Capitol Hill with head of Israeli Missile Defense Organization
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she has secured funding in the House Defense Appropriations Bill for U.S.-Israel defense cooperation programs.
 
Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman’s measure directs noise reduction discoveries be shared with civilian aviation community
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) to authorize the Jet Noise Reduction Program within the U.S.
Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman sends letter in wake of stories on Donald Trump, Jr.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to the U.S. Federal Election Commission urging that it perform an official investigation into the actions of the Trump campaign to determine whether they violated federal election and criminal law. The letter follows two stories from the New York Times, last night’s “Trump Jr.
Jul 7, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman’s provisions aim to increase diversity in the military, provide employment opportunities to recently discharged service members, and expand the availability of U.S. Capitol tours in foreign languages
Congresswoman’s provisions aim to increase diversity in the military, provide employment opportunities to recently discharged service members, and expand the availability of U.S. Capitol tours in foreign languages

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