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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Jun 30, 2017 Press Release
Winner’s artwork hung in U.S. Capitol
Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Over 70 House Democrats write to President Trump urging him to quickly nominate new U.S. Census Director to fill impending June 30 leadership void
Jun 27, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today sent the following letter to President Trump requesting that no foreign-born person recruited into our Armed Forces be deported as the result of a reported policy change recommendation within the U.S Department of Defense (DOD).
Jun 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Kids Safety Caucus, reintroduced the Infant Formula Protection Act. The measure would prevent pharmacies, supermarkets, convenience stores, and other establishments from selling expired baby formula.
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the Community College Student Success Act to help boost the graduation rate of community college students. Though community colleges enroll almost 40 percent of the undergraduates in the country, only 20 percent of full-time community college students manage to graduate within three years. 
 
Jun 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) this morning sent the following letter to President Trump requesting that he remove his completely unqualified appointment to oversee federal housing programs in New York and New Jersey, Lynne Patton.
Jun 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, released the following statement following her questioning of Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State, regarding the Department’s failure to appoint a Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat anti-Semitism:
 
Jun 9, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement denouncing the anti-Muslim marches that are scheduled to take place across the country this weekend.
 
Jun 2, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) visited Engine Company 286/Ladder Company 135 in Glendale, Queens to present members of the firehouse with a Congressional Record that honors the life, service and bravery of FDNY Firefighter William Tolley.
 

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In The News

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.

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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.
Jul 15, 2014 In The News

In 2012, a six-year study was published that examined the occupational history of more than 1,000 women, finding that those who worked in the automotive plastics and in the food packaging industries were five times more likely to develop premenopausal breast cancer than women in the control group. One of the main chemicals used in their workplaces? Bisephenol A, better known as BPA.

Jun 4, 2014 In The News
Despite her brief legislative career, freshman U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) has become one of Congress’s most steadfast supporters of Israel and Jewish issues.
Mar 26, 2014 In The News
Airplane noise over Queens is on the path to being silenced. Or at least as much as possible.
 
Congressmember Grace Meng hailed Governor Andrew Cuomo’s recent announcement that he will be moving forward with plans to address airplane noise over Queens with the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey.
Feb 28, 2014 In The News

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