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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

Press Releases

Nov 21, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that Queens College has been awarded a nearly $1 million federal grant for its Hispanic-Serving Institutions STEM Program, an initiative to improve and expand the school’s capacity to service Hispanic and other low-income students. 

Nov 17, 2016 Press Release
Program to be great convenience for borough veterans; will alleviate burden of traveling further distances to veterans facilities
Nov 15, 2016 Press Release

Last night, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) that seeks to combat a widespread telephone scam known as spoofing. 

Nov 1, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today wrote to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Robert M. Califf urging him to remove potentially harmful colorants from feminine hygiene cosmetics.  

Oct 27, 2016 Press Release
Meng and Crowley Have Encouraged the Department of Homeland Security to Extend TPS; Move Would Allow Nepalese Nationals in the U.S to Remain Until 2018
Sep 30, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman sends letters to transportation commissioner and railroad company president calling for immediate upgrades to local grade crossings in order to prevent another collision; Failure to act puts lives at risk
Sep 29, 2016 Press Release

Several provisions authored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that aim to assist veterans were signed into law this afternoon by President Obama.

Meng’s provisions – part of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations legislation – were attached to the stop-gap spending bill that the President signed to avert a government shutdown. Her measures include:

Sep 29, 2016 Press Release

The House of Representatives passed legislation sponsored by U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) that seeks to combat flood damage caused by ice jams.

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release
Legislation includes provisions to protect men and women who work in factories where food containers are made and packed
Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
Federal Railroad Administration report faults railway operator; Meng criticizes railroad company for cutting corners, putting lives at risk