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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Feb 1, 2018 Press Release
Crime results in identity theft and bank fraud that affects many borough residents
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today sent a letter to the United States Postal Service (USPS) urging it to replace all postal collection boxes in Queens with new anti-theft boxes in order to combat mail fishing, a growing mail theft crime throughout the borough in which thieves “fish” mail out of blue collection boxes.    
Jan 29, 2018 Press Release
Guest to highlight struggles Puerto Rico continues to endure in wake of Hurricane Maria Congresswoman to also wear black to stand with victims of sexual assault and harassment
QUEENS, NY – In an effort to stand with the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and highlight the need for additional hurricane recovery funding, U.S. Rep.
Jan 27, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman sees devastation first-hand; visits with residents and officials and renews call for increased aid to the island
Congresswoman sees devastation first-hand; visits with residents and officials and renews call for increased aid to the island
Jan 25, 2018 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the New York City Board of Elections (BOE) has agreed to her request to restore the polling site at the Latimer Gardens housing complex in Flushing, Queens.
 
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.
                            
Jan 5, 2018 Press Release
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.
 

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