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Apr 15, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) met with President Biden and Vice President Harris at the White House as part of a meeting with the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), of which she is the First Vice Chair. 
 
Apr 13, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), joined Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Rep.
Apr 12, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on the COVID-19 vaccination site at the Queens Center Mall.
 
“I’m pleased to learn about this new vaccination site at the Queens Center Mall. This is welcome news for the area and I thank the Mayor for continuing to establish more vaccine locations such as this important site.
Apr 8, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) expressed her appreciation for the opening of a New York State pop-up COVID-19 vaccination site at Queens College, which is located in her congressional district in Flushing.

Apr 8, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced that she helped introduce the Mental Health Justice Act (H.R. 1368), a bill that seeks to create a grant program for states and localities to hire, train, and maintain mental health first responders who would be deployed to assist individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. 

Apr 7, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the House of Representatives recently passed the bipartisan Violence Against Women (VAWA) Reauthorization Act (H.R. 1620) which included two key provisions authored by the Congresswoman. 
 
The measures would:
 
Apr 5, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, once again encouraged houses of worship and nonprofit organizations in Queens to apply for funding to improve the safety and security of their properties.    
 
Apr 1, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (NY-06), Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07), and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) announced today that they sent a letter urging Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to take all necessary steps to ensure future food relief initiatives, like the Farmers to Families Food Box Program, are equitable and accessible to all those in need.
 

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Apr 24, 2020 In The News

They followed the rules and filed their taxes on time, but many U.S. citizens are not getting those desperately needed stimulus checks because of their spouse’s immigration status.

As millions of Americans cash in, others are entirely excluded.

These U.S. citizens say they feel like second-class Americans, and it’s all because of who they married.

Apr 23, 2020 In The News

Lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a $2 billion bill to provide internet service to students during the pandemic.

Apr 22, 2020 In The News

Faith leaders from around Queens gathered in front of their computer screens Tuesday for a remote vigil to commemorate the thousands of neighbors who have died from COVID-19 in the weeks since the borough emerged as the epicenter of the pandemic.

Apr 22, 2020 In The News

New York congresswoman Grace Meng pressing for billions of dollars in new funding to address the digital divide in education, backing a bill that would fund internet equipment and devices for schools and students.

Meng, a Democrat, argues that the coronavirus pandemic has called attention to the shortfalls and inequities in students' access to technology.

Apr 22, 2020 In The News

A House lawmaker introduced legislation that would allocate $2 billion to get students access to the internet while stuck at home during the global health crisis.

Apr 21, 2020 In The News

After calling on President Donald Trump to ensure that nursing homes immediately report coronavirus infections and deaths to the families of residents, Congresswoman Grace Meng announced on April 20 that the Trump Administration has agreed to implement the new rule.

Apr 21, 2020 In The News

As millions of tenants were unable to pay rent on April 1, and with no clear end to the COVID-19 crisis in sight, a Queens lawmaker is helping to introduce a new legislation to cancel rent and mortgage payments nationwide.

Apr 20, 2020 In The News

The Queens congressional delegation has urged the federal government to intervene to protect nursing home residents and staff from the coronavirus, pushing the Trump Administration to take action after the state said more than 200 Queens nursing home residents have died due to COVID-19 as of April 15. 

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