Press Releases

Feb 27, 2021 Press Release
Legislation is an urgently needed package to address the COVID-19 health and economic crisis
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she helped pass the nearly $2 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319) early this morning in the House of Representatives.
 
Feb 24, 2021 Press Release
Measure is an updated version of the Congresswoman’s resolution that passed the House in September
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Feb 23, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today joined Mayor de Blasio at his media availability to discuss her efforts to combat anti-Asian hate related to the coronavirus.
 
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Meng has led efforts to combat the rise in xenophobia and violence directed at Asian Americans, both in New York and across the country.
Feb 22, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Following the recent New York State pop-up COVID-19 vaccination site at Korean Community Services (KCS) in Bayside, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today called for more vaccination sites to be placed in her congressional district in West, Central and Northeast Queens.
 
Feb 18, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) reintroduced a resolution in the House of Representatives that seeks to promote International Mother Language Day in the United States, as people around the world prepare to commemorate the annual observance on Sunday.

Feb 18, 2021 Press Release

REGO PARK, NY – Congresswoman Grace Meng, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi, and Council Member Karen Koslowitz released the following statement after the NYPD 112th Precinct reported that anti-Semitic graffiti had been found near the Rego Park Jewish Center on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. 

 

Feb 17, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman’s bill would remove barriers that ethnic and non-English speaking communities in Queens and across the country face in accessing critical coronavirus information

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today announced the introduction of legislation that would require federal government agencies to translate into multiple languages all written COVID-19-related materials including resources on coronavirus vaccines that are produced for the public.

Feb 16, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman’s measure is a call to action for a transformative investment to help mothers who have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she introduced the Marshall Plan for Moms (H.Res.121), a bold and sweeping piece of legislation seeking to revitalize and restore mothers in the workforce.
Feb 11, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, introduced a bipartisan resolution today in the House of Representatives to recognize Lunar New Year as the Asian American community prepares to celebrate the holiday tonight, on the eve of Lunar New Year. This year, Lunar New Year falls on February 12th. 
 

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