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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Aug 12, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the public charge rule.
 
Aug 3, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY - U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement blasting the Trump administration for ending the Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Program and the Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program, which seek to reunite Haitians and Filipino World War II veterans in the U.S. with their family members.  
 
Aug 1, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – Today, U.S. Reps. from New York Grace Meng, Adriano Espaillat, Jerry Nadler, Greg Meeks, Nydia Velázquez, Max Rose, José E. Serrano, Carolyn Maloney, Yvette Clarke, Hakeem Jeffries, and Eliot Engel issued the following joint statement regarding Eulen America’s treatment of its workers at John F. Kennedy Airport.
Jul 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) introduced legislation to examine the possibility of creating the first museum dedicated to preserving the history, culture, and accomplishments of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).   

Jul 30, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, introduced legislation that would help improve U.S. efforts to combat gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies across the globe. She was proud to introduce the bipartisan bill with Reps.
Jul 26, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman sends letter calling for testing program to be expedited; says it’s unacceptable that no NYCHA apartments in the borough have been inspected yet for lead
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today urged Mayor de Blasio to expedite the New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) lead paint testing initiative so that testing can finally begin at complexes in Queens.
 
Jul 23, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman’s bill is the companion to the Senate bill led by Minority Leader Schumer and Senators Merkley, Feinstein, Durbin, and Murray
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the “Stop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act” that would ensure migrant families and children who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border are provided with safe, sanitary, and humane services.
 
Jul 23, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman’s bill seeks to improve graduation rates at community colleges; measure would replicate successful City University of New York (CUNY) program nationwide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she introduced the Community College Student Success Act, which seeks to ensure that under-resourced public community colleges with high percentages of low-income and minority students, have the necessary funding to develop and implement support services that help students thrive and graduate.  

Jul 20, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement regarding the reported attack on a Hindu priest in Queens.
 
Jul 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Co-Chair of the Congressional Hepatitis Caucus, introduced legislation to recognize World Hepatitis Day, which is on Sunday, July 28th.  
 

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