Press Releases

Jun 30, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman helped secure funding by working to pass measure in Congress; Bill is most recent COVID-19 relief package
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that New Yorkers have received 9,738,943 Economic Impact Payments totaling more than $22.2 billion ($22,208,851,000) in 2021; funding that the Congresswoman helped secure as part of the American Rescue Plan. 
 
Jun 29, 2021 Press Release
The two lawmakers fought for more than $7 billion in the American Rescue Plan to connect students to the internet
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) and U.S.
Jun 24, 2021 Press Release
Legislation provides more than $300 billion for crucial housing infrastructure while increasing affordable housing and reducing homelessness at a moment in which COVID-19 only exacerbates a housing instability crisis that leaves more than 500,000 Americans experiencing homelessness
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) led lawmakers in introducing the Housing is a Human Right Act, transformative legislation to authorize more than $300 billion for crucial housing infrastructure while reducing homelessness across America.
 
Jun 21, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY - Hoy, la representante de los EE. UU. Grace Meng (D-Queens) instó a las familias en Queens a estar atentos a los próximos pagos del Crédito Tributario por Hijos que proporcionarán pagos mensuales por adelantado de hasta $300 por mes por niño a partir del 15 de julio hasta diciembre.

Jun 21, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) urged families in Queens to lookout for upcoming Child Tax Credit payments which will provide advance monthly payments of up to $300 per month per child beginning July 15th through December.
 
Jun 17, 2021 Press Release
Companion measure also introduced in the Senate
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL) announced today that they reintroduced bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives to help increase support to female entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses.
 
Jun 9, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman’s items consist of nearly $20 million for Forest Hills LIRR, local vehicle charging stations, and median replacements in the borough
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) secured nearly $20 million in a key transportation and infrastructure bill to upgrade the Forest Hills Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) station, create vehicle charging stations in Flushing and Bayside, and replace medians in Oakland Gardens that are in need of repair.
 
Jun 8, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations – which has oversight over the U.S. State Department – announced today that she received a commitment from Secretary of State Tony Blinken to address reunifying Korean American families with their loved ones in North Korea.
 
Jun 8, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman’s measure seeks to make the public more aware of recalls; bill would increase the safety of consumers
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she reintroduced legislation to improve the way businesses notify the public about recalls in order to better protect consumers from using dangerous products.
 
Jun 1, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Chris Smith (R-NJ) announced today that they recently led Democratic and Republican Members of Congress on a letter to President Biden urging him to respond to the rising antisemitism in the United States and around the world.
 

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