Jan 25, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman to assess hurricane recovery efforts
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, will travel to Puerto Rico to assess recovery efforts from damage caused by Hurricane Maria.
Jan 23, 2018 Press Release
Congressmembers send letter to Postmaster General demanding course of action to improve delivery
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), joined by Reps. Joseph Crowley (D-Queens) and Gregory Meeks (D-Queens), this afternoon sent a letter to the head of the United States Postal Service calling for a plan to address ongoing and serious mail delivery problems in Queens.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the opioid epidemic shaking the nation, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today sent a letter to the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, Dr. Elinore F. McCance-Katz, commending the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP).
Jan 4, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman long championed the issue; pushed for policy change for years
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today hailed the policy change by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will allow houses of worship to receive federal disaster funds, an issue long championed by the Congresswoman who pushed for the policy change for years.
Dec 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHNGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng’s (D-NY) amendment requiring an assessment of the effectiveness of U.S. economic sanctions against Iran was passed late this afternoon by the House of Representatives as part of the Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act, H.R. 1638.
Dec 12, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Multiple provisions authored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that provide assistance to members of the military were signed into law this afternoon by President Trump as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the bill which sets policies and funding levels for the U.S. Department of Defense.
Dec 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHNGTON, D.C. – In an effort to collect more accurate and complete data on race and ethnicity for the 2020 Census, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) urged Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney to revise outdated federal standards for data collection as soon as possible.
Dec 1, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman commemorates school’s 80th anniversary in U.S. Congressional Record; makes presentation to college president
Queens, N.Y. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) honored Queens College by presenting its President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez with a Congressional Record that commemorates the school’s 80th anniversary.
Dec 1, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) led a bipartisan, bicameral letter urging the head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support a sustained research effort to find a cure for the hepatitis B virus. The letter was also signed by U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Hank Johnson (D-GA). Reps.