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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

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 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that several provisions she championed which are critical to Israel and the Jewish community were included in a key spending package that recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
 
The items Meng obtained include the following:
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.  
 
Jul 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This evening, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Resolution 489 that condemns President Trump’s racist comments directed at Members of Congress. Meng voted for the resolution and was a cosponsor of the measure.
 
Jul 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies which funds the U.S. Census Bureau, issued the following statement this evening on President Trump abandoning his attempt to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
 

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