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Mar 22, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she has called for Congress’ third coronavirus relief package to address the serious shortages of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and the need to lift restrictions for prescription drug refills.
Mar 20, 2020 Press Release
Sends letter to President
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) this afternoon led a New York City Congressional delegation letter to President Trump calling on him to invoke the Defense Production Act to immediately address the shortage of personal protective equipment and medical technology.  
 
Mar 20, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, the panel responsible for funding all federal agencies and programs, announced today that New York small businesses that have suffered economic losses due to the coronavirus can now apply for disaster loans provided through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Mar 20, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman sends letter to President
QUEENS, NY –  U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today urged President Trump to provide immediate relief to the nation’s most vulnerable citizens as the U.S. works to combat the outbreak of the coronavirus.
 
Mar 15, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement calling for New York City schools to close due to the coronavirus outbreak.
 
Mar 13, 2020 Press Release
Lawmakers call on President to allocate funding following his issuing of emergency declaration; Digital divide acutely impacts low-income students, students of color
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) and U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) today sent a letter to President Trump urging him to increase the availability of mobile hotspots during the coronavirus outbreak to help students complete their schoolwork.
 
Mar 11, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) urged the nation’s airline industry to not penalize passengers who alter their flights due to concerns about the coronavirus.
 
Mar 10, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), today issued the following statement criticizing House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for referring to the coronavirus as the “Chinese coronavirus.”
 
Mar 9, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C – Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that seeks to reunite Korean American families with loved ones in North Korea was passed tonight by the full U.S. House of Representatives. The measure now heads for a vote in the United States Senate.  
 
Mar 8, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Nydia M. Velázquez, along with Reps. Nita M. Lowey, Eliot Engel, Adriano Espaillat, Carolyn Maloney, Gregory W. Meeks, Jerrold Nadler, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Max Rose, and José E.

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