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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Apr 4, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today she has secured several important provisions to assist veterans and strengthen diversity in the U.S. Armed Forces. These measures are items that Meng attached to the omnibus spending bill that was recently signed into law. They include:   
Apr 2, 2018 Press Release
Newly enacted measure directs FAA to look at using more accurate metrics to measure effects of noise
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens), Tom Suozzi (D-L.I./Queens), Joe Crowley (D-Queens/Bronx), Greg Meeks (D-Queens), Hakeem Jeffries (D-Brooklyn/Queens) and Kathleen Rice (D-L.I.), members of the Congressional Quiet Skies Caucus, announced today that they have secured a provision in the newly enacted omnibus appropriations bill which directs the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to examine new methods of measuring aircraft noise in order to reduce the impact of excessive airplane noise over their districts.
Mar 26, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today criticized the Trump Administration’s decision to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census.
 
Mar 23, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that her legislation to combat a widespread telephone scam that has adversely affected Americans has been signed into law.
 
Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman demands answers on impacts of potential question on 2020 census; reaffirms her opposition to asking about citizenship status
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today questioned Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross during an Appropriations Subcommittee hearing, pressing him on the impacts of adding a question to the 2020 census that would ask respondents if they are citizens.
 
Mar 15, 2018 Press Release
Winners consist of Queens high school students who will showcase their winning app on Capitol Hill next month
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that Jashua Veerasammy and Arun Budhoo, juniors at Thomas Edison High School in Jamaica, Queens, have been selected as the winners of the Congresswoman’s Congressional app contest.
 
Mar 14, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today joined students at the U.S. Capitol for National School Walkout Day, exactly one month after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Meng stood with the thousands of students who descended on Capitol Hill to demand passage of tougher gun safety laws. 

Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the U.S.-Bangla Airlines crash in Nepal.

Mar 1, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement after the Anti-Defamation League’s new report on the historic rise in anti-Semitic incidents in New York.
 
Feb 17, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced legislation to create the first ever U.S. government website through which consumers can find information about products that are made in America. The “MadeInAmerica.gov Act,” H.R.

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