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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Sep 24, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the beginning of a formal impeachment inquiry.
 
Sep 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) joined dozens of youth activists on Capitol Hill to help announce legislation supporting the teaching of climate change in schools. 
 
Sep 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, announced today that she sent a letter to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan to demand answers on the appalling treatment of children at the border, including the deprivation of menstrual hygiene products for detained girls.
 
Sep 15, 2019 Press Release

Queens, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), issued the following statement to celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.

Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured several provisions that advance the wellbeing and safety of women and children in U.S. foreign policy programs. These items were included in a key spending bill that recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured several provisions to strengthen efforts related to gun safety. The measures were included in fiscal year 2020 spending bills that recently passed the House of Representatives. They consist of the following items:
 
Sep 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured several provisions critical to protecting the environment. The measures were included across several fiscal year 2020 spending packages that recently passed the House of Representatives. They consist of the following items:
Sep 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured provisions critical to protecting and empowering seniors. The measures were included in key fiscal year 2020 spending bills that recently passed the House of Representatives. They consist of the following items:
Sep 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee who has worked to combat to hepatitis, announced today that she secured several important initiatives to increase awareness and research of the silent infection.

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In The News

Oct 4, 2016 In The News

A federal probe into a fiery train crash last year faults the railway operator, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D–Flushing) announced Sunday. The crash occurred July 8, 2015, when a freight train operated by New York and Atlantic Railway (NYA) slammed into a tractor-trailer at the railroad crossing at Maspeth Avenue and injured the truck’s driver.

Sep 20, 2016 In The News

As the owner of Hess-Miller Funeral Home in Middle Village, Anthony Martino has arranged thousands of funerals. “When people say what do you do? [I say], we help people,” explained Martino. In the last 8 years Martino has “helped” more than 150 veterans who either have no way to pay for funeral services or no family. “He makes it easy for us.

Aug 23, 2016 In The News

Lawmakers are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed.

EpiPens are used to ward off potentially fatal allergic reactions, and the price has surged in recent years. A two-dose package cost less than $60 nine years ago. The cost is now closer to $400.

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.

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