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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Jun 2, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) visited Engine Company 286/Ladder Company 135 in Glendale, Queens to present members of the firehouse with a Congressional Record that honors the life, service and bravery of FDNY Firefighter William Tolley.
 
Jun 1, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on the MTA’s possible demolishing of businesses located on the Lefferts Boulevard Bridge in Kew Gardens, Queens. The bridge, located over the Long Island Railroad tracks near the Kew Gardens LIRR station, is home to 12 local businesses.   
 
May 26, 2017 Press Release
Bill would expand protections already provided to air travelers; Congresswoman sponsors measure as summer travel season begins
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the busy summer travel season beginning this Memorial Day weekend, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced legislation that would require train, ship and bus companies to refund baggage fees for luggage that is lost or delayed. 
 
May 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman also hosts first-ever menstrual hygiene panel discussion on Capitol Hill about her legislation and other barriers to feminine care
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) hosted the first ever Capitol Hill panel discussion with menstrual hygiene policy experts to discuss her recently introduced legislation, the Menstrual Products Right to Know Act. The discussion occurred in advance of World Menstrual Hygiene Day, which is May 28.
 
May 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Trump’s 2018 budget request.
 
May 22, 2017 Press Release
Move seeks to improve efforts to mitigate aircraft noise over Queens and other impacted communities
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to better mitigate excessive airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) reintroduced legislation that would take the job of combating aircraft noise away from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and instead provide the responsibility to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
 
May 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), during National Police Week, introduced legislation to ensure that death benefits paid to the families of law enforcement officers killed in the line-of-duty are tax-free.    
 
May 18, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today hailed the establishment of an Asian Pacific American Legislative Caucus in the New York State Legislature.
 
May 15, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) this afternoon sent a letter to the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to demand answers about why agents entered P.S. 58 in Maspeth, Queens in search of information pertaining to a fourth-grade student.
 

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