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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Jun 11, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman leads 50 Members of Congress in letter to Secretary of State Pompeo urging him to allow U.S. Embassies to fly rainbow flags in honor of LGBT Pride Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a Vice Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus, sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressing concern about the State Department’s rejection of requests by U.S. Embassies to fly rainbow flags in honor of LGBT Pride Month.

Jun 4, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman stood in solidarity at press conference before passage of the bill

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement after passage of the American Dream and Promise Act, H.R. 6.

May 22, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman’s measure would ensure needed safety improvements to refugee camp restrooms
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bipartisan legislation authored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that would make restrooms in refugee camps safer for women and girls has been passed by the House of Representatives.
 
May 22, 2019 Press Release
Last year, Serrano and Meng introduced a joint amendment to restrict funding for citizenship question
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. José E. Serrano (D-NY), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), and Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the Subcommittee, announced today the inclusion of language in the Commerce, Justice, Science spending bill that would prohibit funding for the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
May 10, 2019 Press Release
Today marks the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completion
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) helped to open a new display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History that pays tribute to the Chinese immigrant laborers who helped build America’s Transcontinental Railroad.
 
May 2, 2019 Press Release
Amendment passes as part of key climate change bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Climate Action Now Act (H.R. 9) which included an amendment authored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that stresses the critical link between climate change and food security.
 
Apr 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s latest attack on women’s reproductive health rights.

Apr 12, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman introduces bills seeking to improve consumer products
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced three consumer protection bills that seek to protect women and children by making sure consumers are protected from possibly harmful substances in products that may affect the health and wellbeing of their loved ones. The measures include:
 
Apr 4, 2019 Press Release
Bill passes House
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) secured several measures in the reauthorization of the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) which passed the House this afternoon.
 

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