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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Apr 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, criticized Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to testify before the panel this afternoon. Ross had been scheduled to appear before the Subcommittee about the Commerce Department’s 2020 budget.
Mar 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the Menstrual Equity for All Act, the first comprehensive bill to address the different challenges that women and girls face in affording and accessing menstrual hygiene products.
 
Mar 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced legislation that would require the U.S. Secretary of State and the U.S. Special Envoy on North Korea Human Rights Issues to prioritize helping divided Korean American families reunite with family members in North Korea.
 
Mar 12, 2019 Press Release
Amendment passes as part of For The People Act (H.R. 1)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today hailed the passage of her measure that would increase the cultural competency of poll workers.
 
Mar 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s budget proposal for 2020. The proposal calls for $8.6 billion in new border wall funding and a five percent increase in defense funding at the expense of non-defense funding for agencies such as the U.S.
Mar 1, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen demanding an investigation into the reported treatment of Adnan Asif Parveen by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
 
Mar 1, 2019 Press Release
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completion
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced a resolution that seeks the House of Representatives’ recognition of the nearly 12,000 Chinese railroad workers who helped build America’s Transcontinental Railroad from 1865 to 1869. This year––May 10, 2019––will mark the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completion.
 
Feb 28, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Andy Kim (D-NJ) today introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives to commemorate the centennial anniversary of Korea’s independence movement.
 
Feb 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joseph Simons urging his agency to launch an investigation into Facebook’s collection of personal health data from smartphone users.
Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joseph Simons urging his agency to launch an investigation into Facebook’s collection of personal health data from smartphone users.

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