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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Aug 16, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the vandalism of headstones at Cypress Hills Cemetery which included anti-Asian graffiti.
 
Aug 16, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the Queens Museum’s decision to cancel a commemoration and reenactment of the 1947 United Nations vote for the establishment of Israel.
 
Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a first-term member of the House Appropriations Committee, voted against the “minibus,” a package of four appropriations bills that included Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies; Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies; Defense; and Legislative Branch Appropriations bills.
 
Jul 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), member of the House Committee on Appropriations, announced today that two of her provisions to promote the safety and accessibility of menstrual hygiene products were included in key appropriations legislation.
 
Jul 21, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she has secured funding in the House Defense Appropriations Bill for U.S.-Israel defense cooperation programs.
 
Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) to authorize the Jet Noise Reduction Program within the U.S.
Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to the U.S. Federal Election Commission urging that it perform an official investigation into the actions of the Trump campaign to determine whether they violated federal election and criminal law. The letter follows two stories from the New York Times, last night’s “Trump Jr.
Jul 7, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman’s provisions aim to increase diversity in the military, provide employment opportunities to recently discharged service members, and expand the availability of U.S. Capitol tours in foreign languages
Jul 6, 2017 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on Asian American actors Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park leaving the CBS show “Hawaii Five-0” after reportedly being offered 10 to 15 percent less in salary than their co-stars.

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In The News

Dec 15, 2015 In The News

The House of Representatives passed a bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) last week that removes the term “Oriental” from federal law.

Nov 2, 2015 In The News

Just months after the start of yet another fashion trend for using models age 16 and under, Representative Grace Meng of New York introduced the

Sep 14, 2015 In The News
How to afford college, balance a budget, and choose a career were all topics at a recent workshop “Translating Potential into Success” hosted by Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and Flushing’s Ebenezer Baptist Church last Thursday.
Aug 12, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) announced a $1.1 million, five-year federal grant for Queens College to continue a disability services initiative that seeks to help low-income students with disabilities.

Jul 28, 2015 In The News

Unpaid interns in most states aren't covered by the same workplace discrimination and harassment laws as employees, but some House Democrats are trying to change that.

Jul 7, 2015 In The News

NY1 VIDEO: Please see the NY1 video for my comments about railroad cars filled with trash which are affecting our communities.

Jun 25, 2015 In The News

Public school students are used to having time off on New Year's Day and Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Now, the Lunar New Year will enjoy similar status.

"It's an official school holiday, like Christmas," said Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Jun 10, 2015 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng has reached out to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to push for an increase in the agency’s efforts to control noise pollution from airplanes and helicopters.

May 12, 2015 In The News

Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) is introducing legislation that would assist small businesses that sell their products abroad.

The measure would instruct the Export-Import Bank to increase the amount of financing it provides to small business from 20 to 25 percent. 

Mar 11, 2015 In The News

Now that he’s closing schools on two Muslim holidays, Mayor de Blasio is being pressured to keep his word and add the Lunar New Year to the list.

Eighteen legislators sent a letter to Hizzoner Monday urging him to include the celebration as a day off on the school calendar.

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