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Feb 23, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today joined Mayor de Blasio at his media availability to discuss her efforts to combat anti-Asian hate related to the coronavirus.
 
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Meng has led efforts to combat the rise in xenophobia and violence directed at Asian Americans, both in New York and across the country.
Feb 22, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Following the recent New York State pop-up COVID-19 vaccination site at Korean Community Services (KCS) in Bayside, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today called for more vaccination sites to be placed in her congressional district in West, Central and Northeast Queens.
 
Feb 18, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) reintroduced a resolution in the House of Representatives that seeks to promote International Mother Language Day in the United States, as people around the world prepare to commemorate the annual observance on Sunday.

Feb 18, 2021 Press Release

REGO PARK, NY – Congresswoman Grace Meng, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi, and Council Member Karen Koslowitz released the following statement after the NYPD 112th Precinct reported that anti-Semitic graffiti had been found near the Rego Park Jewish Center on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. 

 

Feb 17, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today announced the introduction of legislation that would require federal government agencies to translate into multiple languages all written COVID-19-related materials including resources on coronavirus vaccines that are produced for the public.

Feb 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she introduced the Marshall Plan for Moms (H.Res.121), a bold and sweeping piece of legislation seeking to revitalize and restore mothers in the workforce.
Feb 11, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, introduced a bipartisan resolution today in the House of Representatives to recognize Lunar New Year as the Asian American community prepares to celebrate the holiday tonight, on the eve of Lunar New Year. This year, Lunar New Year falls on February 12th. 
 
Feb 10, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, announced today that she led a letter to the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. urging officials there to create a special exhibit honoring the late photographer Corky Lee.

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Mar 28, 2020 In The News

 

Mar 27, 2020 In The News

Elmhurst Hospital Has Been Besieged by Coronavirus, and Rep. Grace Meng Is Demanding Help

By Spectrum News NY1 New York City

PUBLISHED 7:30 PM ET Mar. 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020 In The News

A Queens lawmaker recently introduced a resolution in Congress following the increase in hate crimes and anti-Asian rhetoric surrounding COVID-19.

Mar 27, 2020 In The News

(CNN) Rep. Grace Meng described feeling powerless when she received a call on Friday from a nurse begging for more medical support at Elmhurst hospital in Queens -- one of the hospitals reeling from the virus' rapid spread in the state.

Mar 26, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., fears for his safety when leaving his home to get groceries, he told USA TODAY in a recent interview.

Lieu said he had pepper spray and was considering bringing it with him when he left his home.

Mar 24, 2020 In The News

By Jesse McKinley and Shane Goldmacher

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo awoke before dawn on Tuesday, emerging after a few hours’ sleep to board a helicopter to New York City for the coronavirus briefing that has become a daily ritual for him and for the millions of people now watching.

Mar 24, 2020 In The News

BY MORGAN MCKAY NEW YORK STATE

PUBLISHED 6:39 AM ET MAR. 24, 2020

New York officials on Monday announced it was launching a hotline number New Yorkers could call to report hate crimes and bias-based incidents.

Even during this pandemic, hate crimes are still a pervasive problem in New York.

Mar 21, 2020 In The News
  • By Carlotta Mohamed

Small businesses in New York City that have suffered economic losses due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can now apply for disaster loans provided through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). 

Mar 13, 2020 In The News

Following Emergency Declaration, Senator Booker, Rep. Meng Urge Trump to Increase Mobile Hotspots to Help Students Complete Schoolwork

Lawmakers call on President to allocate funding following emergency declaration

Feb 20, 2020 In The News
By Kimmy Yam

Asian American lawmakers in California say it may be seven decades later but they're still applauding an effort to have the state apologize for its role in the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

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