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Feb 26, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Following the rise in hate crimes, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, held a workshop in Queens on the U.S.
Feb 25, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee which is responsible for funding all federal agencies and programs, announced today that she, along with other Members of Congress, called on President Trump to ensure that any vaccine or treatment for the coronavirus is accessible, available, and affordable to the public.
Feb 19, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee that is responsible for funding all government agencies and programs, introduced the Pathway to Stable and Affordable Housing for All Act, H.R.
Feb 14, 2020 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 introduced the No Public Charge Deportation Act (H.R. 5814), which would remove public charge as grounds for the deportation of immigrants in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). For over 100 years, public charge has been part of U.S.
Feb 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a founding member and former Co-Chair of the Congressional Quiet Skies Caucus, announced the introduction of legislation that would require the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to lower the standard at which the agency determines acceptable noise levels in residential areas.
 
Feb 4, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee—which funds all federal agencies and programs—issued the following statement ahead of President Trump’s State of the Union speech tonight.
 
Feb 3, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – In an effort to stand with working men and women and their fight for improved protections such as health care, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that Abdul Quddus Chaudhry of Flushing, Queens, a security officer at LaGuardia Airport and member of the 32BJ SEIU union, will be her guest for this year’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night.  
Jan 24, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the Asian American community preparing to celebrate Lunar New Year on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives that seeks to recognize the cultural and historical significance of the holiday in 2020.
 
Jan 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Ted Deutch (D-FL), and Lee Zeldin (R-NY) announced that they will introduce a bipartisan resolution in the House of Representatives to commemorate 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz next Monday.

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Jul 11, 2013 In The News
Federal Aviation Administration officials agreed to set up a roundtable with community residents to address new flight patterns that have cause an increase in noise around Flushing, Bayside and Whitestone.
 
May 20, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, D-Flushing, has introduced a bill that would speed up the process of disability claims for veterans in Queens, many of whom are forced to wait as long as 500 days for their benefits.

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May 17, 2013 In The News

The Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to form a committee with northeast Queens elected officials and residents to review the decision-making process when approving new flight patterns in the area.

Mar 4, 2013 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng discusses sequestration and the importance of immigration reform this morning with Chuck Todd on The Daily Rundown. 

To watch the full interview click on the link: https://video.msnbc.msn.com/the-daily-rundown/51005866#51035607

Feb 14, 2013 In The News
WASHINGTON — Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng wasted no time making her mark on Capitol Hill, as legislation the freshman lawmaker first introduced to close a gap in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts passed the House Wednesday.

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Jan 24, 2013 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng asks Secretary of State Hillary Clinton a question during the recent House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Benghazi.  To watch the entire clip click the link below.

 

https://www.c-spanvideo.org/clip/4329968&newclip

 

 

Jan 17, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng has been in Congress less than a month, and she's already making a big impression.  Forest Hills Patch writer Matthew Hampton discusses the Congresswoman's Fire Sale Loophole legislation which was included in the list of gun control proposals announced by President Obama on Wednesday.  To read more click the link below.

Jan 16, 2013 In The News
Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-Queens) appeared on The Brian Lehrer Show this morning to discuss recent issues concerning the 113th Congress which includes her recent houses of worship amendment, Sandy Aid, and her The Fire Sale Loophole Closing Act (H.R. 238).
Jan 16, 2013 In The News
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – commended the House of Representatives for its passage Tuesday evening of an emergency appropriations bill to provide relief and reconstruction in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.  The Orthodox Union also expressed its appreciation to key members and its ongoing commitment t
Jan 10, 2013 In The News

Rep. Grace Meng is adjusting nicely to Washington D.C. during her first week on the job. “It’s very exciting, very chaotic,” she said. “It’s so easy to get caught up in the glamour. There are so many opportunities to meet famous people in D.C., but my No. 1 job is to know the needs of my district.”

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