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Jul 6, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she convinced the United States Postal Service to swiftly restore a mail collection box that the agency removed from the corner of 98th Street and the northbound service road of Woodhaven Boulevard in Woodhaven, Queens.
 
Jul 2, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), State Senator John Liu (D-Queens), Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Queens) and Councilman Peter Koo (D-Queens) called on the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB) and Con Edison to immediately restore gas service to residents at the Bland Houses in Flushing, Queens.
Jul 2, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, announced today that $1.6 million in federal funding for security improvements has been awarded to 16 Jewish facilities throughout Queens, along with funds for two Christian facilities.
 
Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2), a key transportation and infrastructure bill that includes legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep.
Jun 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a Vice Chair of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, released the following statement commemorating LGBTQ+ Pride Month.

Jun 26, 2020 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement to ensure all households with children in Queens receive critical food benefits during COVID-19. The Congresswoman helped pass legislation into law to ensure no child goes hungry during the national health crisis.

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) tonight voted to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 7120) to address the systemic inequities and racial injustices that too many, particularly those in the Black community, tragically face.
 
Jun 25, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations that has oversight of the U.S. State Department, issued the following statement on the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War.
 
Jun 22, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY - U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement after news and video emerged yesterday that an NYPD officer used a banned chokehold technique to hold an individual down.
 
Jun 20, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she sent a letter to U.S.

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In The News

Apr 17, 2020 In The News

Democratic lawmakers are raising concerns about a spike in incidents of coronavirus-related discrimination against Asian Americans as President Donald Trump continues blaming China over the pandemic.

Apr 17, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and congressional delegates from the state of New York wrote a letter to the Department of Justice demanding answers on immigration courts’ proceedings during the COVID-19 crisis and called for Immigration and Customs Enforcement to release detainees. 

Apr 16, 2020 In The News

As immigrants — many of whom are serving as essential workers — help to combat the coronavirus pandemic in New York City, a Queens lawmaker is introducing new legislation seeking to extend their work permits.

Apr 16, 2020 In The News

The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in Flushing has been awarded federal funding to help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Congresswoman Grace Meng announced Wednesday. 

Apr 15, 2020 In The News

Four Queens lawmakers and students in Astoria are urging the New York City Department of Education to make feminine hygiene products available at all meal hubs throughout the city.

Apr 14, 2020 In The News

Joe Hennessy, a Forest Hills resident and long-time Community Board 6 Chair, died from COVID-19 complications Thursday. He was 82.

Hennessy chaired CB6 – which represents the areas of Forest Hills and Rego Park – up until September 2019. He was chair for about 30 years.

Apr 13, 2020 In The News

At least 197,000 taxpaying New Yorkers will miss out on coronavirus relief payments from the federal government because of a legislative roadblock put in place by Republicans, according to data from the state Taxation and Finance Department.

Apr 9, 2020 In The News

Twice in one day, Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) led the New York congressional delegation in letters calling for transparency in equipment distribution and support for healthcare workers fighting on the frontlines of the pandemic.

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