Press Releases

May 6, 2021 Press Release
Letter follows decision by the United States Court of Appeals that threatens to allow the online distribution of blueprints for three-dimensional printable firearms
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a recent decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that threatens to allow the immediate online distribution of blueprints for three-dimensional (“3-D”) printable firearms, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Senator Edward J.
May 4, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to help combat continued bigotry and hate against Asian Americans, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she reintroduced legislation to promote the teaching and learning of Asian Pacific American history in schools across the United States.
 
May 1, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations and a member of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, today issued the following statement on the surge of coronavirus cases in India.
 
Apr 30, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, today issued the following statement on the tragedy at Mount Meron in Israel.
 
Apr 30, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the City of New York is providing a mobile COVID-19 vaccination site in Flushing through Tuesday, May 4 outside the New York Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) Bland Houses at 133-36 Roosevelt Avenue.
Apr 23, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced that the United States Postal Service has renewed its lease for the post office in Maspeth, Queens.  
During the last several months, Meng made several inquiries with postal officials about the future of the facility after members of the community expressed concerns over the renewal of the lease.
 
Apr 22, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) hailed the Senate’s passage of her COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which seeks to help combat the rise in anti-Asian hate related to the coronavirus. The legislation, which Meng reintroduced last month with Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI), was approved this afternoon with bipartisan support. The vote was 94 to 1.
 
Apr 15, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman commends President and Vice President for standing against anti-Asian hate
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) met with President Biden and Vice President Harris at the White House as part of a meeting with the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), of which she is the First Vice Chair. 
 
Apr 13, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), joined Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Rep.
Apr 12, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on the COVID-19 vaccination site at the Queens Center Mall.
 
“I’m pleased to learn about this new vaccination site at the Queens Center Mall. This is welcome news for the area and I thank the Mayor for continuing to establish more vaccine locations such as this important site.

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