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May 6, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a recent decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that threatens to allow the immediate online distribution of blueprints for three-dimensional (“3-D”) printable firearms, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Senator Edward J.
May 4, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to help combat continued bigotry and hate against Asian Americans, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she reintroduced legislation to promote the teaching and learning of Asian Pacific American history in schools across the United States.
 
May 1, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations and a member of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, today issued the following statement on the surge of coronavirus cases in India.
 
Apr 30, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the City of New York is providing a mobile COVID-19 vaccination site in Flushing through Tuesday, May 4 outside the New York Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) Bland Houses at 133-36 Roosevelt Avenue.
Apr 30, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, today issued the following statement on the tragedy at Mount Meron in Israel.
 
Apr 23, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced that the United States Postal Service has renewed its lease for the post office in Maspeth, Queens.  
During the last several months, Meng made several inquiries with postal officials about the future of the facility after members of the community expressed concerns over the renewal of the lease.
 
Apr 22, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) hailed the Senate’s passage of her COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which seeks to help combat the rise in anti-Asian hate related to the coronavirus. The legislation, which Meng reintroduced last month with Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI), was approved this afternoon with bipartisan support. The vote was 94 to 1.
 
Apr 15, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) met with President Biden and Vice President Harris at the White House as part of a meeting with the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), of which she is the First Vice Chair. 
 
Apr 13, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), joined Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Rep.
Apr 12, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement on the COVID-19 vaccination site at the Queens Center Mall.
 
“I’m pleased to learn about this new vaccination site at the Queens Center Mall. This is welcome news for the area and I thank the Mayor for continuing to establish more vaccine locations such as this important site.

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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.

Apr 8, 2020 In The News

By Victoria Merlino

The Queens Chamber of Commerce and a group of Queens congressmembers connected with the borough’s small business community Tuesday, providing resources, relief information and words of encouragement amid the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 8, 2020 In The News

US Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced on April 6 that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is working to distribute coronavirus relief payments that are being made available under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was recently passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump.

Apr 7, 2020 In The News

The novel coronavirus pandemic has Americans across the country fearful for their personal health and well-being, but for Asian Americans, the virus has stirred up another threat: a wave of verbal and physical attacks.

Apr 6, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng announced on Monday that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is working to distribute coronavirus relief payments that are being made available under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Apr 2, 2020 In The News

US Senator Charles Schumer announced updated impact numbers related to the bipartisan “Corona 3” legislation that sailed through the Senate with a vote of 96-0, passed the House and was signed by President Trump. Schumer is now able to announce more detailed numbers in addition to the $40 billion he announced moments after the bill first passed the Senate on Wednesday, March 25.

Apr 2, 2020 In The News
Apr 2, 2020 In The News

In an effort to ease constituent concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) hosted a town hall over the phone March 30 that allowed worried individuals to directly ask medical professionals and government representatives their most pressing questions.

Mar 30, 2020 In The News
Mar 29, 2020 In The News

Soon after President Trump first uttered the phrase “Chinese virus,” Representative Grace Meng got a call from her parents, who had read about it in the newspaper. Had Mr. Trump, they wondered, really given the coronavirus that corrosive moniker?

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