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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Apr 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, criticized Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to testify before the panel this afternoon. Ross had been scheduled to appear before the Subcommittee about the Commerce Department’s 2020 budget.
Mar 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the Menstrual Equity for All Act, the first comprehensive bill to address the different challenges that women and girls face in affording and accessing menstrual hygiene products.
 
Mar 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced legislation that would require the U.S. Secretary of State and the U.S. Special Envoy on North Korea Human Rights Issues to prioritize helping divided Korean American families reunite with family members in North Korea.
 
Mar 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today hailed the passage of her measure that would increase the cultural competency of poll workers.
 
Mar 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s budget proposal for 2020. The proposal calls for $8.6 billion in new border wall funding and a five percent increase in defense funding at the expense of non-defense funding for agencies such as the U.S.
Mar 1, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen demanding an investigation into the reported treatment of Adnan Asif Parveen by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
 
Mar 1, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced a resolution that seeks the House of Representatives’ recognition of the nearly 12,000 Chinese railroad workers who helped build America’s Transcontinental Railroad from 1865 to 1869. This year––May 10, 2019––will mark the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completion.
 
Feb 28, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Andy Kim (D-NJ) today introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives to commemorate the centennial anniversary of Korea’s independence movement.
 
Feb 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joseph Simons urging his agency to launch an investigation into Facebook’s collection of personal health data from smartphone users.
Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joseph Simons urging his agency to launch an investigation into Facebook’s collection of personal health data from smartphone users.

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In The News

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. 

To watch the full interview click on the link: https://video.msnbc.msn.com/the-daily-rundown/51005866#51035607

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.

Read more: https://tinyurl.com/bxhworc
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.

 

https://www.c-spanvideo.org/clip/4329968&newclip

 

 

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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