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Congresswoman Grace Meng

Representing the 6th District of New York

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Aug 12, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the public charge rule.
 
Aug 3, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY - U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement blasting the Trump administration for ending the Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Program and the Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program, which seek to reunite Haitians and Filipino World War II veterans in the U.S. with their family members.  
 
Aug 1, 2019 Press Release
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – Today, U.S. Reps. from New York Grace Meng, Adriano Espaillat, Jerry Nadler, Greg Meeks, Nydia Velázquez, Max Rose, José E. Serrano, Carolyn Maloney, Yvette Clarke, Hakeem Jeffries, and Eliot Engel issued the following joint statement regarding Eulen America’s treatment of its workers at John F. Kennedy Airport.
Jul 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) introduced legislation to examine the possibility of creating the first museum dedicated to preserving the history, culture, and accomplishments of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).   

Jul 30, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, introduced legislation that would help improve U.S. efforts to combat gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies across the globe. She was proud to introduce the bipartisan bill with Reps.
Jul 26, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today urged Mayor de Blasio to expedite the New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) lead paint testing initiative so that testing can finally begin at complexes in Queens.
 
Jul 23, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the “Stop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act” that would ensure migrant families and children who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border are provided with safe, sanitary, and humane services.
 
Jul 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she introduced the Community College Student Success Act, which seeks to ensure that under-resourced public community colleges with high percentages of low-income and minority students, have the necessary funding to develop and implement support services that help students thrive and graduate.  

Jul 20, 2019 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement regarding the reported attack on a Hindu priest in Queens.
 
Jul 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that several provisions she championed which are critical to Israel and the Jewish community were included in a key spending package that recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
 
The items Meng obtained include the following:

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In The News

May 17, 2013 In The News

The Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to form a committee with northeast Queens elected officials and residents to review the decision-making process when approving new flight patterns in the area.

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.

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