Press Releases

Mar 19, 2021 Press Release
Hearing comes as nation mourns tragic deaths of eight victims—including the six Asian women—in mass shooting in Atlanta, Georgia
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, today testified before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties about the rise in anti-Asian hate related to COVID-19.
 
Mar 17, 2021 Press Release
Lawmakers send letter to COVID-19 Response Coordinator as demographic data on access to the vaccine shows increasing disparity among minority communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps.

Mar 12, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today she visited the pop-up COVID-19 vaccination site at Flushing Town Hall with representatives from Chinese American Independent Practice Association and the New York State Department of Health.

Mar 11, 2021 Press Release
Legislation comes as Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders experience wave of physical, verbal, and online attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), and U.S. Senator Mazie K.

Mar 10, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement after learning an Asian mother and her baby were spat on and called “Chinese virus”. Meng spoke with reporters this evening on this disturbing incident at Korean Community Services.

Mar 10, 2021 Press Release
The nearly $2 trillion package is expected to be signed into law shortly

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she helped pass the nearly $2 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319) early this afternoon in the House of Representatives. The measure will now go to President Biden’s desk for his signature.

Mar 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations that has oversight of U.S. foreign policy and programs, announced today she joined a bipartisan letter requesting that U.S.

Mar 6, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman leads letter to the President urging a national strategy for menstrual equity
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the nation commemorates Women’s History Month and prepares to mark International Women’s Day on Monday, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she led a letter to President Biden urging him to take executive action to help eliminate period poverty.
 

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