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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Oct 30, 2013 Press Release

U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Steve Israel (D-Huntington) today called on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to look into soundproofing schools in northeast Queens in order to prevent constant interruptions due to airplane noise created by new flight patterns and procedures over the area.

Oct 29, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced legislation today that would improve the quality of early childhood education in America.
Oct 28, 2013 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), in conjunction with health professionals and local elected officials, will host a forum on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the new health insurance exchange so that Queens residents can learn about the changes to the nation’s healthcare system and how they can obtain coverage.

Oct 28, 2013 Press Release
Tonight, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) that seeks to eliminate the massive backlog of disability claims which forces veterans in Queens and the rest of New York to wait a staggering average of nearly 361.8 days – nearly a whole year – to receive their benefits, one of the longest wait times in the entire country.
Oct 28, 2013 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement at the LIRR’s town hall meeting on improvements to the Flushing LIRR station. While Meng was unable to attend the forum, since the House is in session this evening, a member of her staff read it aloud during the event. Meng has long advocated for upgrades to the facility.

Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) tonight issued the following statement on the reopening of the federal government and raising of the debt ceiling:
 
“It is long overdue, but the federal government is open and the debt ceiling is raised. This is a welcome development for our country, but the damage caused is irreversible and was completely unnecessary.
 
Oct 9, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) joined Queens and New York City residents in marching at Tuesday’s immigration rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Oct 1, 2013 Press Release
 
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that despite the shutdown of the federal government, her offices will remain open.
 
Oct 1, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) this morning issued the following statement on the government shutdown:
 
Sep 29, 2013 Press Release
Measure would better protect lives of U.S. diplomats in wake of Benghazi terror attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans Bill would improve protections by increasing accountability of State Department employees who put diplomats in danger

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