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Mar 28, 2021 Press Release
ATLANTA, GA – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today traveled to Georgia following the recent shooting at Atlanta-area spas where eight people were murdered including six women of Asian descent.
 
Meng visited Georgia today (Sunday, March 28) with colleagues from the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), of which she is the First Vice Chair.  
Mar 27, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will soon accept applications for COVID-19 funeral expenses.
 
Mar 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (NY-06) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), the two New York members of the powerful House Appropriations Committee—which funds federal agencies and programs—announced today a new process for state and local governments and non-profits to receive direct federal funding through the Appropriations process.

Mar 19, 2021 Press Release
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Mar 19, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, today testified before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties about the rise in anti-Asian hate related to COVID-19.
 
Mar 12, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today she visited the pop-up COVID-19 vaccination site at Flushing Town Hall with representatives from Chinese American Independent Practice Association and the New York State Department of Health.

Mar 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), and U.S. Senator Mazie K.

Mar 10, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement after learning an Asian mother and her baby were spat on and called “Chinese virus”. Meng spoke with reporters this evening on this disturbing incident at Korean Community Services.

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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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