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Feb 4, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman hopes president’s message tonight will highlight key kitchen table issues to unify nation
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee—which funds all federal agencies and programs—issued the following statement ahead of President Trump’s State of the Union speech tonight.
 
Feb 3, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman invites Abdul Quddus Chaudhry, a member of 32BJ SEIU, as her guest for the speech to stand up for working men and women and their fight for workers’ rights
QUEENS, NY – In an effort to stand with working men and women and their fight for improved protections such as health care, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that Abdul Quddus Chaudhry of Flushing, Queens, a security officer at LaGuardia Airport and member of the 32BJ SEIU union, will be her guest for this year’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night.  
Jan 24, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the Asian American community preparing to celebrate Lunar New Year on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives that seeks to recognize the cultural and historical significance of the holiday in 2020.
 
Jan 23, 2020 Press Release
Measure will be introduced as world marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday, January 27th

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Ted Deutch (D-FL), and Lee Zeldin (R-NY) announced that they will introduce a bipartisan resolution in the House of Representatives to commemorate 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz next Monday.

Jan 16, 2020 Press Release
Meng, Vallone, Liu, Grodenchik, Koo, Rozic and Braunstein send letter to NYC Schools Chancellor
QUEENS, NY – Today, Queens elected officials – U.S. Rep.
Jan 12, 2020 Press Release
New York has second largest Korean population in U.S.

QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, issued the following statement ahead of Korean American Day, which falls on Monday, January 13, 2020. 

Jan 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, issued the following statement after the U.S. drone strike that killed Major General Qasem Suleimani of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps-Quds Force.

Dec 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the House of Representatives’ vote to impeach President Trump.
 
Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee—which funds the federal government—issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed two spending packages that total $1.4 trillion.

Dec 12, 2019 Press Release
The Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which Meng supported, provides historic investments in Medicare and public health
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today hailed the House of Representatives’ passage of the transformative Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3), a bill that makes major efforts to lower prescription drug prices for Americans.
 

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