Press Releases

Feb 18, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) reintroduced a resolution in the House of Representatives that seeks to promote International Mother Language Day in the United States, as people around the world prepare to commemorate the annual observance on Sunday.

Feb 18, 2021 Press Release

REGO PARK, NY – Congresswoman Grace Meng, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi, and Council Member Karen Koslowitz released the following statement after the NYPD 112th Precinct reported that anti-Semitic graffiti had been found near the Rego Park Jewish Center on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. 

 

Feb 17, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman’s bill would remove barriers that ethnic and non-English speaking communities in Queens and across the country face in accessing critical coronavirus information

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today announced the introduction of legislation that would require federal government agencies to translate into multiple languages all written COVID-19-related materials including resources on coronavirus vaccines that are produced for the public.

Feb 16, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman’s measure is a call to action for a transformative investment to help mothers who have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she introduced the Marshall Plan for Moms (H.Res.121), a bold and sweeping piece of legislation seeking to revitalize and restore mothers in the workforce.
Feb 11, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, introduced a bipartisan resolution today in the House of Representatives to recognize Lunar New Year as the Asian American community prepares to celebrate the holiday tonight, on the eve of Lunar New Year. This year, Lunar New Year falls on February 12th. 
 
Feb 10, 2021 Press Release
Lee, who was from Queens, New York, spent decades chronicling Asian American Community

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, announced today that she led a letter to the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. urging officials there to create a special exhibit honoring the late photographer Corky Lee.

Feb 8, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement after Governor Cuomo announced that indoor dining will resume this Friday on Lunar New Year.

Feb 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06), the new Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, and Rep. Van Taylor (TX-03) introduced the bipartisan Divided Families Reunification Act that seeks to help Korean American families reunite with their loved ones in North Korea.

Feb 5, 2021 Press Release
Agriculture Subcommittee is critical to combating food insecurity particularly during COVID-19, promoting medical product and food safety, and overseeing the USDA and FDA; State and Foreign Operations panel is essential to advancing U.S. foreign policy
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she has secured a seat on the panel’s Subcommittee on Agriculture, and has been selected as the Vice Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations.
 
Feb 4, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, today led a bipartisan letter urging President Biden to swiftly nominate an Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.
 

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