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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York


Latest News

Mar 31, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman holds roundtable with borough organizations that stand to lose federal funds
Mar 21, 2017 Press Release
Measure would rename existing STEM grant program after former Rep. Jeannette Rankin
Mar 17, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman’s provisions aim to provide employment opportunities to recently discharged service members and address staffing shortages within the Department of Veterans Affairs
Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement opposing President Trump’s budget proposal.
Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today commended Delta Air Lines for its decision to fly quieter airplanes at LaGuardia Airport.
Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to stand against President Trump’s immigration policies, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be her guest at the President’s address to Congress tonight.  
Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) tonight issued the following statement on President Trump’s first address to a Joint session of Congress.
Feb 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asking him to fully restore the “Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism” section of the State Department website.
Feb 23, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today her opposition to proposed state budget cuts to senior centers.

Feb 22, 2017 Press Release
Measure notes the holiday’s special significance to Bangladesh and those of Bangladeshi descent


In The News

Jan 28, 2014 In The News
Excitement continues to build around the Super Bowl coming to the New York area. The game at MetLife Stadium will be a boon for local businesses, with approximately $550 million expected to flow into the region's economy.

Unfortunately, there is also a dark side to the event.
Dec 20, 2013 In The News
Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) is pushing legislation that would stop stores from selling expired baby formula.
Meng told The Hill she is talking with both Democratic and Republican lawmakers on her bill to keep outdated formula off the shelves. The freshman Democrat has called her legislation "a no-brainer" and is stunned that it's necessary.

Sep 17, 2013 In The News

Elected officials representing northeast Queens at the state and federal level gathered in Bayside Tuesday to call on the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct environmental reviews when making changes to flight patterns.

Jul 24, 2013 In The News

Elected officials representing northeast Queens at the federal level are calling on the Port Authority to set up an advisory committee to address airplane noise concerns in the five boroughs.

Jul 11, 2013 In The News
Federal Aviation Administration officials agreed to set up a roundtable with community residents to address new flight patterns that have cause an increase in noise around Flushing, Bayside and Whitestone.
May 20, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, D-Flushing, has introduced a bill that would speed up the process of disability claims for veterans in Queens, many of whom are forced to wait as long as 500 days for their benefits.

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May 17, 2013 In The News

The Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to form a committee with northeast Queens elected officials and residents to review the decision-making process when approving new flight patterns in the area.

Mar 4, 2013 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng discusses sequestration and the importance of immigration reform this morning with Chuck Todd on The Daily Rundown. 

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Feb 14, 2013 In The News
WASHINGTON — Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng wasted no time making her mark on Capitol Hill, as legislation the freshman lawmaker first introduced to close a gap in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts passed the House Wednesday.

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Jan 24, 2013 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng asks Secretary of State Hillary Clinton a question during the recent House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Benghazi.  To watch the entire clip click the link below.