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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Sep 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced that through her work on the House Appropriations Committee, she helped secure a pilot program that will provide tours in Chinese (Mandarin) and Spanish through translation devices that pair with assistive listening device transmitters used by U.S. Capitol Visitors Center (CVC) tour guides.

Sep 25, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on Mayor de Blasio’s comments regarding New York City’s specialized high schools.
 
Sep 24, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the beginning of a formal impeachment inquiry.
 
Sep 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) joined dozens of youth activists on Capitol Hill to help announce legislation supporting the teaching of climate change in schools. 
 
Sep 16, 2019 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 sent a letter to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan to demand answers on the appalling treatment of children at the border, including the deprivation of menstrual hygiene products for detained girls.
 
Sep 15, 2019 Press Release

Queens, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), issued the following statement to celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.

Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured several provisions that advance the wellbeing and safety of women and children in U.S. foreign policy programs. These items were included in a key spending bill that recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured several provisions to strengthen efforts related to gun safety. The measures were included in fiscal year 2020 spending bills that recently passed the House of Representatives. They consist of the following items:
 
Sep 4, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the recommendation to eliminate gifted and talented programs in New York City public schools.
                        
Sep 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee who has worked to combat to hepatitis, announced today that she secured several important initiatives to increase awareness and research of the silent infection.

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In The News

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.

Dec 3, 2014 In The News

Congressmember Grace Meng (DQueens) announced on December 1 that she has saved a college in Queens from shutting down.

Issues:
Nov 24, 2014 In The News
Quiet Skies Caucus aims to find solutions.
Nov 13, 2014 In The News

With more small businesses than big box stores on Bell Boulevard, the commercial strip was the perfect destination for the head of the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) when she made the trip to New York last week.

Oct 28, 2014 In The News

Two weeks after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Capital Program Review Board rejected the agency’s five-year budget proposal, three Queens elected officials are pressing for one of the program’s smaller items to make it into the final draft of the financial plan.

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.

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