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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Jul 9, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced that she has introduced the Keep Mail Safe Act, a bill which would require the U.S. Postmaster General to study the possibility of retrofitting all blue mail collection boxes in the United States with narrow mail slots, in order to combat the mail theft crime known as mail fishing.
 
Jul 3, 2019 Press Release
Additional information would go a long way toward replacing water lines made from lead; Congresswoman leads New York City Congressmembers in letter to head of EPA
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), joined by members of New York City’s Congressional delegation, sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler encouraging his agency to require all water systems to collect, maintain, and publish data on water lines made out of lead, which are known as Lead Service Lines (LSLs).
Jul 2, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman led fight against it
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, today issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s decision to not include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
 
Jul 1, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman, joined by several other Members of Congress, sends letter to head of U.S. Census Bureau
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced that she sent a letter to U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham urging him to include the South Asian community in the Census Bureau’s outreach leading up to the 2020 Decennial Census.
 
Jun 28, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) this evening issued the following statement on voting against the Senate’s border spending bill.  
 
Jun 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Decennial Census questionnaire.
 
Jun 27, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman again urges probe following Supreme Court’s decision on census citizenship question
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr urging him to investigate Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for possible crimes related to making false statements with respect to documents required by law to be submitted to Congress.
 
Jun 25, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman and more than two dozen other Members of Congress send letter to head of Government Accountability Office as FAA implements NextGen system

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) called on the head of Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study how the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has considered community noise impacts while implementing the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) in major metropolitan areas such as Queens and the rest of the New York area.

Jun 24, 2019 Press Release
Event held on the heels of the House’s passage of the American Dream and Promise Act which would provide protections for Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure recipients
QUEENS, NY – Today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco), hosted by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), visited Elmhurst, Queens for a conversation on immigration as part of her “Speaker in the House” series, which seeks to engage communities across the country and ensure that the voices of the American people are being heard in the halls of Congress.
Jun 12, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman joined members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional Progressive Caucus at press conference
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) spoke at a press conference on Capitol Hill condemning the Trump administration’s proposed rule to limit immigrants from using public benefits.
 

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