Press Releases

Jan 11, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman urges Queens small businesses to apply by March 31 deadline
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today announced the reopening of the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) which provides forgivable loans to small businesses that have suffered economic losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Jan 11, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (NY-06), Gregory Meeks (NY-05), and Barbara Lee (CA-13) issued the following statement after the U.S. Agency for International Development revealed its revised Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment policy which reverses decades of work by gender experts.
Jan 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement in support of removing President Trump from office.

Jan 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement after pro-Trump protestors broke into the U.S. Capitol and interrupted the 2020 Electoral College count certification.

Jan 3, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman vows to continue fighting for Queens

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) was today sworn into her fifth term in the United States House of Representatives.

Dec 30, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she helped make housing cooperatives eligible to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which is the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) signature coronavirus relief initiative to assist struggling small businesses during the national health crisis.
Dec 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a massive package that included $900 billion in coronavirus relief funds and $1.4 trillion to fund the government.
 
Dec 21, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman boosts Nonprofit Security Grant Program to $180 million; a $90 million increase; Funds help with protecting properties against threats and attacks
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Dec 11, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman calls for paid leave and her measure to be included in the next coronavirus relief bill as Senate negotiates aid package
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she introduced the Access To Home-based Options and More Ease with Learning Act – or the AT HOME Learning Act – to help families with young children balance work and remote learning responsibilities.
 
Dec 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), first Vice-Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, issued the following statement after reports emerged that President-elect Biden has chosen House Ways and Means Committee Chief Counsel Katherine Tai as the United States Trade Representative.

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