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Apr 7, 2020 Press Release
Meng and colleagues demand transparency in PPE and ventilator distribution
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep.
Apr 6, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is working to distribute coronavirus relief payments that are being made available under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was recently passed by Congress and signed into law by the President.
 
Apr 3, 2020 Press Release
Measure would help those left out of last week’s third COVID-19 relief package
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) helped introduce legislation today that would provide coronavirus relief payments to millions of immigrants and immigrant families who are currently ineligible to receive these critical funds.
 
Mar 31, 2020 Press Release
Mail delivery delayed due to coronavirus
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she is working with the U.S. Postal Service to get mail delivery restarted in the Queens communities of Ridgewood, Maspeth, Glendale and Middle Village. For nearly a week, many residents of these communities have not received their mail.
Mar 31, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today congratulated Professor Frank Wu for being named as the new President of Queens College.
 
Mar 27, 2020 Press Release
The House passed the relief package to help American workers, families, and children

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee – which funds all federal agencies and programs – issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Senate’s bipartisan $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic (CARES) Act.

Mar 27, 2020 Press Release
Lawmakers send letter to President as hospital’s coronavirus cases surge

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) announced today that they sent a letter to President Trump calling on him to prioritize the transfer of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ventilators from the national stockpile to Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York.

Mar 25, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives that denounces the anti-Asian sentiment caused by the outbreak of the coronavirus.
 
Mar 24, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman’s measure would suspend all rent and mortgage payments for commercial and residential properties for the duration of the coronavirus
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced that she plans to introduce legislation which would temporarily suspend all rent and mortgage payments for commercial and rental properties for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 23, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) tonight issued the following statement on President Trump’s tweet this evening about Asian Americans and the coronavirus.
 

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