Press Releases

Oct 5, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, announced today that she introduced the Teaching Asian Pacific American History Act (H.R. 8519), a bill to promote the teaching and learning of Asian Pacific American history in schools across the United States.
 
Oct 1, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman leads letter to Agriculture Secretary in response to local food assistance groups suddenly without vendors
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), joined by other members of New York’s Congressional Delegation, sent a letter today to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue expressing concern about changes to a key federal program that provides funding to local pantries and food assistance organizations.  
 
Sep 24, 2020 Press Release
Congressmembers look into status of contracts with vendors
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) announced today that they are working to assist Queens food assistance organizations that are experiencing sudden impacts in their funding.   
 
Sep 22, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman’s measure would, among other things, initiate automatic voter registration, make voter registration portable and make election day a national holiday
QUEENS, NY – To mark National Voter Registration Day today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) renewed her call for the House of Representatives to pass her legislation that would expand voting and increase voter registration in the United States.
 
Sep 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement after a news report emerged that Census Bureau officials had warned that cutting the census schedule short would lead to “fatal” data problems and create the impression of “politically manipulated results” with the total head count.
Sep 18, 2020 Press Release
Internet outage fixed after Congresswoman intervened with Postal Service and AT&T
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she helped to restore internet service to the Kew Gardens Hills Post Office which will once again allow all customers to use services at the facility.
 
Sep 17, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, the House of Representatives passed a resolution sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that denounces the anti-Asian sentiment that has occurred since the outbreak of the coronavirus.
 
The measure, which Meng introduced in March, passed by a vote of 243 to 164.
 
Sep 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured provisions in key spending bills passed by the House of Representatives which advance and strengthen the U.S.-South Korea relationship.

Meng’s measures:

Sep 3, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman, joined by other NY Reps, send letter to USDA Secretary
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today she led 10 members of the New York Congressional Delegation in a letter to U.S.
Aug 28, 2020 Press Release
Correspondence signed by 86 Members of Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Barbara Lee (D-CA), members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, today led a total of 86 Members of Congress in a letter to Acting U.S.

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