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Sep 24, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) announced today that they are working to assist Queens food assistance organizations that are experiencing sudden impacts in their funding.   
 
Sep 22, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – To mark National Voter Registration Day today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) renewed her call for the House of Representatives to pass her legislation that would expand voting and increase voter registration in the United States.
 
Sep 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement after a news report emerged that Census Bureau officials had warned that cutting the census schedule short would lead to “fatal” data problems and create the impression of “politically manipulated results” with the total head count.
Sep 18, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she helped to restore internet service to the Kew Gardens Hills Post Office which will once again allow all customers to use services at the facility.
 
Sep 17, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, the House of Representatives passed a resolution sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) that denounces the anti-Asian sentiment that has occurred since the outbreak of the coronavirus.
 
The measure, which Meng introduced in March, passed by a vote of 243 to 164.
 
Sep 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured provisions in key spending bills passed by the House of Representatives which advance and strengthen the U.S.-South Korea relationship.

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Sep 3, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today she led 10 members of the New York Congressional Delegation in a letter to U.S.
Aug 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Barbara Lee (D-CA), members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, today led a total of 86 Members of Congress in a letter to Acting U.S.

Aug 26, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today she has cosponsored bipartisan legislation to establish a fund for struggling food and drinking establishments that have suffered economic losses due to COVID-19.
 
Aug 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), issued the following statement today after she voted yes on the Delivering for America Act, H.R. 8015, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 257 to 150.

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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.

Read More: https://tinyurl.com/lwz8hs4

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.

Read more: https://tinyurl.com/bxhworc
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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