Press Releases

May 28, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman’s legislation would help combat period poverty and assist women and girls with obtaining needed products; measure introduced as the U.S. marks Menstrual Hygiene Day
WASHINGTON, D.C. – To help commemorate Menstrual Hygiene Day today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the Menstrual Equity for All Act of 2021, a bold, whole-of-government, and comprehensive initiative that seeks to help different populations of women and girls afford and access needed menstrual products, including tampons, pads and many other items.
May 27, 2021 Press Release
New memorandum implements key provisions of the Congresswoman’s COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act and lays out steps following DOJ review
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today commended Attorney General Merrick Garland for putting forward a plan to better combat hate incidents.
 
May 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the eight co-chairs of the House Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Antisemitism issued the following joint statement in response to the disturbing rise of antisemitic attacks and violence targeting the Jewish community:

May 25, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) welcomed U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra to her congressional district in Queens where they visited a COVID-19 vaccination site in Elmhurst.
 
May 20, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman stands by the President’s side as he signs her bill; measure seeks to help combat the rise in anti-Asian hate
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) joined President Biden at the White House as he signed her COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act into law.
May 19, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman’s bill, which seeks to help combat anti-Asian hate, to be signed by President Biden tomorrow
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) joined House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) at a congressional bill signing ceremony for her COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which seeks to help combat the ongoing hate and violence against Asian Americans.
May 18, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) applauded the House of Representatives’ passage of her COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which seeks to help combat the increase in anti-Asian hate that has occurred during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
May 13, 2021 Press Release
Payments to be provided each month beginning this summer under the American Rescue Plan that the Congresswoman helped to pass in the House
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today urged Queens families to file their taxes before the upcoming May 17th deadline to ensure that they receive the full amount of the expanded Child Tax Credit which will be in the form of advance monthly payments throughout the year. 
 
May 11, 2021 Press Release
Biden-Harris Administration release funding levels under American Rescue Plan; funds include money for Queens College and Queensborough Community College
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today announced more than $93.6 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities and students in her congressional district. The funding is allocated under the American Rescue Plan, the most recent COVID-19 relief package that Meng recently helped to pass in Congress.
 

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