Press Releases

Jul 30, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she introduced legislation which aims to promote family-friendly policies in the workplace to help parents who left their jobs due to the COVID-19 crisis, return to the workforce following the pandemic.
 
Jul 22, 2021 Press Release
Legislation provides $40 billion over five years to extend the FCC’s Emergency Connectivity Fund and enable schools and libraries to continue supporting distance learning and connections
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Senator Edward J.
Jul 20, 2021 Press Release
Funding was passed through the Appropriations Committee, and provides $ to community groups for engagement, empowerment and education in order to address the rise in hate and violence, as required by her bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she secured $30 million in a key spending bill to expand provisions in her COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which President Biden signed into law on May 20th to help combat the ongoing hate and violence against Asian Americans and other impacted communities.
 
Jul 19, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, announced tonight that the U.S. House of Representatives passed her Divided Families Reunification Act (H.R. 826), a bipartisan bill that seeks to help Korean American families reunite with their loved ones in North Korea.
 
Jul 15, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) urged families in Queens and throughout New York to check for the expanded Child Tax Credit payments that will start hitting their bank accounts and mailboxes today. 
 
Jul 1, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman also works to reduce the delays; secures provision in key spending bill to address the problem
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that New Yorkers seeking to travel abroad should be aware of delays in processing times for passports.
 
Jun 30, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman helped secure funding by working to pass measure in Congress; Bill is most recent COVID-19 relief package
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that New Yorkers have received 9,738,943 Economic Impact Payments totaling more than $22.2 billion ($22,208,851,000) in 2021; funding that the Congresswoman helped secure as part of the American Rescue Plan. 
 
Jun 29, 2021 Press Release
The two lawmakers fought for more than $7 billion in the American Rescue Plan to connect students to the internet
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) and U.S.
Jun 24, 2021 Press Release
Legislation provides more than $300 billion for crucial housing infrastructure while increasing affordable housing and reducing homelessness at a moment in which COVID-19 only exacerbates a housing instability crisis that leaves more than 500,000 Americans experiencing homelessness
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) led lawmakers in introducing the Housing is a Human Right Act, transformative legislation to authorize more than $300 billion for crucial housing infrastructure while reducing homelessness across America.
 

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