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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Sep 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured provisions critical to protecting and empowering seniors. The measures were included in key fiscal year 2020 spending bills that recently passed the House of Representatives. They consist of the following items:
Sep 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured several provisions critical to protecting the environment. The measures were included across several fiscal year 2020 spending packages that recently passed the House of Representatives. They consist of the following items:
Aug 29, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos urging him to remove recalled and unsafe products, and to implement critical safety reforms, following disturbing reports that items found on the Amazon Marketplace are non-compliant with federal regulations.
 
Aug 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she secured several important initiatives that aim to improve the health and wellbeing of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
Aug 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), who has championed menstrual equity issues in Congress, announced today that she has secured even more provisions to make menstrual hygiene products more accessible to women and girls. These measures were included across several fiscal year 2020 spending packages that recently passed the House of Representatives.
Aug 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she has secured a number of important provisions to assist veterans. These measures are items that the Congresswoman attached to several fiscal year 2020 spending bills that recently passed the House of Representatives. They consist of the following:
Aug 23, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s plan to scrap the Flores Settlement which sets duration and treatment standards for children in detention.
 
Aug 23, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to President Trump calling on him to make the Amazon wildfires a top priority at this weekend’s G7 Summit.
 
In the correspondence, Meng also urged the President to convene a global summit to devise solutions to curb the decimation of the Amazon.
Aug 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) and U.S. Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) sent a joint letter to the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) calling for the agency to increase transparency of public meetings held by the NextGen Advisory Committee.

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Jul 15, 2014 In The News

In 2012, a six-year study was published that examined the occupational history of more than 1,000 women, finding that those who worked in the automotive plastics and in the food packaging industries were five times more likely to develop premenopausal breast cancer than women in the control group. One of the main chemicals used in their workplaces? Bisephenol A, better known as BPA.

Jun 4, 2014 In The News
Despite her brief legislative career, freshman U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) has become one of Congress’s most steadfast supporters of Israel and Jewish issues.
Mar 26, 2014 In The News
Airplane noise over Queens is on the path to being silenced. Or at least as much as possible.
 
Congressmember Grace Meng hailed Governor Andrew Cuomo’s recent announcement that he will be moving forward with plans to address airplane noise over Queens with the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey.
Feb 28, 2014 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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