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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Jul 6, 2017 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on Asian American actors Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park leaving the CBS show “Hawaii Five-0” after reportedly being offered 10 to 15 percent less in salary than their co-stars.

Jun 30, 2017 Press Release
Winner’s artwork hung in U.S. Capitol
Winner’s artwork hung in U.S. Capitol
Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Over 70 House Democrats write to President Trump urging him to quickly nominate new U.S. Census Director to fill impending June 30 leadership void
Over 70 House Democrats write to President Trump urging him to quickly nominate new U.S. Census Director to fill impending June 30 leadership void
Jun 27, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today sent the following letter to President Trump requesting that no foreign-born person recruited into our Armed Forces be deported as the result of a reported policy change recommendation within the U.S Department of Defense (DOD).
Jun 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Kids Safety Caucus, reintroduced the Infant Formula Protection Act. The measure would prevent pharmacies, supermarkets, convenience stores, and other establishments from selling expired baby formula.
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the Community College Student Success Act to help boost the graduation rate of community college students. Though community colleges enroll almost 40 percent of the undergraduates in the country, only 20 percent of full-time community college students manage to graduate within three years. 
 
Jun 16, 2017 Press Release
Move will provide needed noise relief to area residents
Move will provide needed noise relief to area residents
Jun 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) this morning sent the following letter to President Trump requesting that he remove his completely unqualified appointment to oversee federal housing programs in New York and New Jersey, Lynne Patton.
Jun 15, 2017 Press Release
Statement follows Meng’s questioning of State Department Secretary Tillerson at yesterday’s House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs hearing
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, released the following statement following her questioning of Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State, regarding the Department’s failure to appoint a Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat anti-Semitism:
 
Jun 9, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement denouncing the anti-Muslim marches that are scheduled to take place across the country this weekend.
 

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