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Nov 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (NY-06) and Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01)—both Members of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations that has oversight of State Department, U.S. Agency for International Development, and U.S.
Nov 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today she voted to pass the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, H.R. 8294, which would increase investments in registered apprenticeships and create one million new apprenticeship opportunities nationwide.

Meng also secured a measure that would:

Oct 26, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) tonight issued the following statement after Judge Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court by the Senate.
 
Oct 20, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (NY-06), Ted Deutch (FL-22) and Brendan Boyle (PA-02) announced today that they led a letter to U.S. Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall urging him to amend the United States’ position in the U.S. Supreme Court case of Federal Republic of Germany v. Alan Philipp, et al.
 
Oct 16, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) announcement of a meager 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security beneficiaries in 2021, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), in collaboration with Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and John Larson (D-CT), have proposed emergency legislation to increase the 2021 COLA to 3 percent.
 
Oct 13, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Director Kate MacKenzie of the Mayor's Office for Food Policy visited Queens food pantry La Jornada to deliver emergency food assistance.
 
Oct 8, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement regarding the Jewish community and COVID-19.
 
Oct 5, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, announced today that she introduced the Teaching Asian Pacific American History Act (H.R. 8519), a bill to promote the teaching and learning of Asian Pacific American history in schools across the United States.
 
Oct 1, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), joined by other members of New York’s Congressional Delegation, sent a letter today to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue expressing concern about changes to a key federal program that provides funding to local pantries and food assistance organizations.  
 

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In The News

Aug 4, 2014 In The News
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, along with House of Representatives members from New Jersey and Texas, introduced legislation at the end of last week that aims to reduce the number of fraudulent phone calls and texts that millions of Americans constantly receive.
Jul 28, 2014 In The News
Just over four months since bringing a congressional hearing to her home borough, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) followed through on her commitment to bringing more resources to Queens’ small businesses.
Jul 15, 2014 In The News

In 2012, a six-year study was published that examined the occupational history of more than 1,000 women, finding that those who worked in the automotive plastics and in the food packaging industries were five times more likely to develop premenopausal breast cancer than women in the control group. One of the main chemicals used in their workplaces? Bisephenol A, better known as BPA.

Jun 4, 2014 In The News
Despite her brief legislative career, freshman U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) has become one of Congress’s most steadfast supporters of Israel and Jewish issues.
Mar 26, 2014 In The News
Airplane noise over Queens is on the path to being silenced. Or at least as much as possible.
 
Congressmember Grace Meng hailed Governor Andrew Cuomo’s recent announcement that he will be moving forward with plans to address airplane noise over Queens with the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey.
Feb 28, 2014 In The News
Jan 28, 2014 In The News
Excitement continues to build around the Super Bowl coming to the New York area. The game at MetLife Stadium will be a boon for local businesses, with approximately $550 million expected to flow into the region's economy.

Unfortunately, there is also a dark side to the event.
Dec 20, 2013 In The News
Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) is pushing legislation that would stop stores from selling expired baby formula.
 
Meng told The Hill she is talking with both Democratic and Republican lawmakers on her bill to keep outdated formula off the shelves. The freshman Democrat has called her legislation "a no-brainer" and is stunned that it's necessary.

Sep 17, 2013 In The News

Elected officials representing northeast Queens at the state and federal level gathered in Bayside Tuesday to call on the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct environmental reviews when making changes to flight patterns.

Jul 24, 2013 In The News

Elected officials representing northeast Queens at the federal level are calling on the Port Authority to set up an advisory committee to address airplane noise concerns in the five boroughs.

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