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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Jun 25, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman and more than two dozen other Members of Congress send letter to head of Government Accountability Office as FAA implements NextGen system

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) called on the head of Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study how the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has considered community noise impacts while implementing the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) in major metropolitan areas such as Queens and the rest of the New York area.

Jun 24, 2019 Press Release
Event held on the heels of the House’s passage of the American Dream and Promise Act which would provide protections for Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure recipients
QUEENS, NY – Today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco), hosted by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), visited Elmhurst, Queens for a conversation on immigration as part of her “Speaker in the House” series, which seeks to engage communities across the country and ensure that the voices of the American people are being heard in the halls of Congress.
Jun 12, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman joined members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional Progressive Caucus at press conference
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) spoke at a press conference on Capitol Hill condemning the Trump administration’s proposed rule to limit immigrants from using public benefits.
 
Jun 11, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman leads 50 Members of Congress in letter to Secretary of State Pompeo urging him to allow U.S. Embassies to fly rainbow flags in honor of LGBT Pride Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a Vice Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus, sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressing concern about the State Department’s rejection of requests by U.S. Embassies to fly rainbow flags in honor of LGBT Pride Month.

Jun 4, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman stood in solidarity at press conference before passage of the bill

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement after passage of the American Dream and Promise Act, H.R. 6.

May 22, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman’s measure would ensure needed safety improvements to refugee camp restrooms
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bipartisan legislation authored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that would make restrooms in refugee camps safer for women and girls has been passed by the House of Representatives.
 
May 22, 2019 Press Release
Last year, Serrano and Meng introduced a joint amendment to restrict funding for citizenship question
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. José E. Serrano (D-NY), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), and Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the Subcommittee, announced today the inclusion of language in the Commerce, Justice, Science spending bill that would prohibit funding for the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
May 10, 2019 Press Release
Today marks the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completion
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) helped to open a new display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History that pays tribute to the Chinese immigrant laborers who helped build America’s Transcontinental Railroad.
 
May 2, 2019 Press Release
Amendment passes as part of key climate change bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Climate Action Now Act (H.R. 9) which included an amendment authored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that stresses the critical link between climate change and food security.
 

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