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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Feb 26, 2019 Press Release
Legislation would make key VA benefits available for atomic cleanup veterans; Measure has 83 cosponsors in the House, including House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Mark Takano
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep.
Feb 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to President Trump urging him to prioritize reuniting Korean American families with their relatives in North Korea. The letter comes before the second U.S.-North Korea Summit in Hanoi, Vietnam on February 27-28, 2019.

Feb 15, 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 after President Trump declared a national emergency to divert $8 billion—including defense funds—to build his medieval border wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. 

Feb 13, 2019 Press Release
This May will mark the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completion; Congresswoman, joined by 34 other members of Congress including seven senators, sends letter to Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), joined by 34 other members of Congress including seven senators, sent a letter to the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee to recommend the issuance of a commemorative postage stamp honoring the Chinese immigrant laborers who helped build America’s first Transcontinental Railroad from 1865-1869.
Feb 11, 2019 Press Release
Maloney Denied Use of Official Funds to Purchase Feminine Hygiene Products in June; Letter Also Asks House Admin to Make Such Products Available in House Office Supply Store
WASHINGTON – Representatives Grace Meng (NY-6), Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) have asked House Administration Committee Chairperson Zoe Lofgren to issue guidance on the House’s policy regarding the use of official funds to purchase feminine hygiene products in a letter.
Feb 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address.

Feb 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) reintroduced a resolution today that seeks the House of Representatives’ recognition of Lunar New Year, as the Asian American community prepares to celebrate the holiday on Tuesday.  
 
Jan 31, 2019 Press Release
DACA recipient Jin Park of Flushing fears he will not be permitted to re-enter U.S. if he leaves the country for scholarship; Congresswoman invites Park to President’s speech to stand against administration’s immigration policies
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to stand against President Trump’s cruel immigration policies, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that Jin Park of Flushing, Queens, the first Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient to be awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, will be the Congresswoman’s guest for this year’s State of the Union address next week.
Jan 29, 2019 Press Release
Panel critical to homeland security funding for NYC and overseeing President’s immigration enforcement policies; Congresswoman to also continue serving on other key Appropriations subcommittees
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she has secured a seat on the panel’s Subcommittee on Homeland Security.
 
Jan 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
 

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