Feb 14, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) today led a bipartisan group of 72 lawmakers in voicing concern over the inhumane practice of slaughtering non-ambulatory disabled calves (known as “downers”).
Feb 12, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman also authors legislation to help combat the problem
Feb 11, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that her next “Congress on Your Corner” event will be next Tuesday, February 18th in Glendale, Queens.
Feb 3, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) has received a 100+ percent rating from the Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s leading animal rights organization.
Jan 29, 2014 Press Release
After hearing concerns from parents and their elected representatives in Community School District 26, the New York City Department of Education (DOE) has agreed to allow all elementary students currently matriculated in the Gifted & Talented (G&T) programs to transition to G&T programs at their local middle schools after fifth grade graduation. DOE will also create more middle s
Jan 24, 2014 Press Release
Every week, I receive hundreds of phone calls, e-mails and letters from my constituents. It’s one of my highest priorities to respond to every single one of them. Unfortunately, the House of Representatives is experiencing technical difficulties with a third-party spam program that blocks me and other Members of Congress from responding to certain e-mail addresses.
Jan 16, 2014 Press Release
Funding helps reduce harmful diesel emissions Money allocated in Omnibus Appropriations Bill after Members called for the funding last spring
Jan 13, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) introduced a measure in Congress today that aims to create a school holiday for the Lunar New Year, which the Asian-American community is set to celebrate on January 31.
Jan 8, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today marked the 50th anniversary of the war on poverty by speaking out on the need to expand economic opportunities and renew unemployment insurance. The following are the remarks she delivered last this afternoon on the Floor of the House:
Dec 12, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today reaffirmed her opposition to the planned homeless shelter in Glendale, Queens.