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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Feb 21, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the wave of threats and attacks against the Jewish community.
 
Feb 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she has introduced the Menstrual Equity for All Act of 2017 (H.R. 972) which includes five provisions to help different populations of women and girls better access menstrual hygiene items.
 
Feb 9, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) this evening issued the following statement on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refusing to reinstate President Trump’s executive order banning refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.
 
Feb 8, 2017 Press Release
Measure would finally bring U.S. voting system into the 21st Century
Feb 3, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan Measure Would Support Veterans Who Cleaned Up Nuclear Testing Sites in Marshall Islands; Bill Named After Late Rep. Mark Takai Who Previously Sponsored Measure in House of Representatives
Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) helped introduce legislation that would award the late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the United States Congress.
 
Jan 29, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she will introduce legislation to stop President Trump’s unconstitutional executive order that bans refugees from the United States.
 
Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she has introduced a resolution calling on the House of Representatives to officially recognize Lunar New Year in 2017.
 
Jan 18, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she will not attend President-elect Trump’s inauguration on Friday. The Congresswoman issued the following statement:

“With just days before his inauguration, I had hoped that President-elect Trump would put an end to his inflammatory rhetoric. But obviously that pivot has not occurred.  

Jan 6, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that the House Democratic Leadership has selected her to serve on the powerful House Appropriations Committee.
 
The committee is responsible for funding every federal agency, program, and project within the United States government.
 

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Jan 17, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng has been in Congress less than a month, and she's already making a big impression.  Forest Hills Patch writer Matthew Hampton discusses the Congresswoman's Fire Sale Loophole legislation which was included in the list of gun control proposals announced by President Obama on Wednesday.  To read more click the link below.

Jan 16, 2013 In The News
Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-Queens) appeared on The Brian Lehrer Show this morning to discuss recent issues concerning the 113th Congress which includes her recent houses of worship amendment, Sandy Aid, and her The Fire Sale Loophole Closing Act (H.R. 238).
Jan 16, 2013 In The News
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – commended the House of Representatives for its passage Tuesday evening of an emergency appropriations bill to provide relief and reconstruction in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.  The Orthodox Union also expressed its appreciation to key members and its ongoing commitment t
Jan 10, 2013 In The News

Rep. Grace Meng is adjusting nicely to Washington D.C. during her first week on the job. “It’s very exciting, very chaotic,” she said. “It’s so easy to get caught up in the glamour. There are so many opportunities to meet famous people in D.C., but my No. 1 job is to know the needs of my district.”

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The 2013 presidential inauguration will take place on January 21, 2013.

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The 113th United States Congress will begin on January 3, 2013. There are at least 12 new senators (3R, 8D, 1I) and 67 new representatives (29R, 38D).

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