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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Oct 2, 2017 Press Release
October 2nd observance held annually on birthday of Mahatma Gandhi
Sep 29, 2017 Press Release
Funding to aid borough synagogues, organizations and schools with protecting their properties against threats and attacks
Sep 27, 2017 Press Release
Legislation would help all U.S. islands receive necessary supplies following natural disasters
Sep 18, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) released the following statement after this morning’s bus crash in Flushing involving an MTA bus and a Dahlia Travel and Tours charter bus that has thus far resulted in three deaths.
 
Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
Measure would restore more than $1 million to the agency and keep funding level equal to last year’s
Sep 8, 2017 Press Release
Presently no universal requirements exist Congresswoman sponsors the bill as students head back to school
Sep 7, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman’s bill would establish safeguards for kids in the television, film and modeling industries
Sep 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on President Trump ending the DACA program.
 

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In The News

Jun 29, 2016 In The News

An amendment introduced by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) securing an additional $8 million for cancer research was passed last week.

The amendment provides funding for the Defense Department’s Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program. The congresswo­man’s amendment was attached to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2017.

Jun 27, 2016 In The News

Eight students that reside in Queens have been accepted to the selective and prestigious United States service academies, according to U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing), who nominated the young scholars to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.; U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md.; U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colo.; U.S.

Jun 16, 2016 In The News

Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) will oppose a Federal Aviation Administration initiative that would include a plan for Newark Airport to use another runway for incoming flights if it results in more airplane noise for Queens, she announced last Thursday.

May 23, 2016 In The News

President Barack Obama has signed a bill eliminating all known uses of the term "oriental" from federal law.

May 16, 2016 In The News

Feminine products are having a moment. With some calling for a red wave to take the taboo out of menstruation, politicians across the country are trying to make tampons and sanitary pads as affordable and accessible as possible.

May 11, 2016 In The News

The legislation now goes to President Obama for his signature.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

Months after a hearing on sexual harassment at the Environmental Protection Agency, one of the House’s top government watchdogs has delivered on his promise to protect the youngest members of the federal workforce.

Jan 11, 2016 In The News

New York Democrat Congresswoman Grace Meng has found a unique way to support Muslims in America and rebuff the Republican presidential front-runner and businessman Donald Trump’s vicious invective against Muslims: she has invited as her guest a Pakistani American New York Police Department (NYPD) officer, Lt.

Jan 8, 2016 In The News

Queens Democrats came out in uniform support Tuesday for President Barack Obama’s executive actions to try and curb gun violence throughout the country.

Speaking at the East Room at the White House and flanked by victims of gun violence and their families, the president became visibly emotional as he spoke of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

Dec 27, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) praised the passage of tax breaks that she said will benefit individuals and small businesses in Queens, including a commuter tax credit for mass transit commuters and increasing expense limits for businesses for equipment costs. These were part of a $1.1 trillion spending package approved in Washington last week.

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