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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Apr 24, 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, issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s latest attack on women’s reproductive health rights.

Apr 12, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman introduces bills seeking to improve consumer products
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced three consumer protection bills that seek to protect women and children by making sure consumers are protected from possibly harmful substances in products that may affect the health and wellbeing of their loved ones. The measures include:
 
Apr 4, 2019 Press Release
Bill passes House
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) secured several measures in the reauthorization of the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) which passed the House this afternoon.
 
Apr 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, criticized Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to testify before the panel this afternoon. Ross had been scheduled to appear before the Subcommittee about the Commerce Department’s 2020 budget.
Mar 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the Menstrual Equity for All Act, the first comprehensive bill to address the different challenges that women and girls face in affording and accessing menstrual hygiene products.
 
Mar 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced legislation that would require the U.S. Secretary of State and the U.S. Special Envoy on North Korea Human Rights Issues to prioritize helping divided Korean American families reunite with family members in North Korea.
 
Mar 12, 2019 Press Release
Amendment passes as part of For The People Act (H.R. 1)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today hailed the passage of her measure that would increase the cultural competency of poll workers.
 
Mar 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s budget proposal for 2020. The proposal calls for $8.6 billion in new border wall funding and a five percent increase in defense funding at the expense of non-defense funding for agencies such as the U.S.
Mar 1, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen demanding an investigation into the reported treatment of Adnan Asif Parveen by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
 
Mar 1, 2019 Press Release
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completion
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced a resolution that seeks the House of Representatives’ recognition of the nearly 12,000 Chinese railroad workers who helped build America’s Transcontinental Railroad from 1865 to 1869. This year––May 10, 2019––will mark the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completion.
 

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