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Mar 6, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the nation commemorates Women’s History Month and prepares to mark International Women’s Day on Monday, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she led a letter to President Biden urging him to take executive action to help eliminate period poverty.
 
Mar 4, 2021 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) recently took part in a virtual workshop to help co-ops in Queens secure federal funding under the Paycheck Protection Program which provides forgivable loans to small businesses that have suffered economic losses due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Mar 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) and U.S. Senators Tina Smith (D-Minn) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) reintroduced their bipartisan bill in the House and Senate to secure health care benefits for “Atomic Veterans” who were exposed to harmful radiation when they cleaned up nuclear testing sites during the late 1970s.

Mar 1, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, today reintroduced the Menstrual Equity in the Peace Corps Act, a bill that seeks to address the lack of access and affordability of menstrual products for Peace Corps Volunteers serving abroad.
 
Mar 1, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) today reintroduced an amendment to lower the federal election voting age from 18-years-old to 16-years-old. The measure was reintroduced as an amendment to the For The People Act (H.R. 1) ahead of this week’s debate on the bill in the House of Representatives. H.R.
Mar 1, 2021 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she has been selected as a Co-Chair of the House Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Antisemitism.
 
Feb 27, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that she helped pass the nearly $2 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319) early this morning in the House of Representatives.
 
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.
 

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Jan 30, 2017 In The News

House Democrats want to keep pressure on Republicans amid the fallout over the Trump administration’s executive order banning refugees and legal travelers from several majority-Muslim countries.

Jan 30, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Democrats offered legislation and protests Monday to try to force a repeal of  President Trump 's executive order banning most Syrian refugees and citizens from six other Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S.

Dec 2, 2016 In The News

Glendale’s fight for its own ZIP code came to a head on Wednesday, Nov. 30, as the House of Representatives was set to vote on the bill put forth by Congresswoman Grace Meng.

At 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Meng announced the House passed the bill by a voice vote; it moves on to the Senate. Check QNS.com for further details.

Oct 4, 2016 In The News

A federal probe into a fiery train crash last year faults the railway operator, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D–Flushing) announced Sunday. The crash occurred July 8, 2015, when a freight train operated by New York and Atlantic Railway (NYA) slammed into a tractor-trailer at the railroad crossing at Maspeth Avenue and injured the truck’s driver.

Sep 20, 2016 In The News

As the owner of Hess-Miller Funeral Home in Middle Village, Anthony Martino has arranged thousands of funerals. “When people say what do you do? [I say], we help people,” explained Martino. In the last 8 years Martino has “helped” more than 150 veterans who either have no way to pay for funeral services or no family. “He makes it easy for us.

Aug 23, 2016 In The News

Lawmakers are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed.

EpiPens are used to ward off potentially fatal allergic reactions, and the price has surged in recent years. A two-dose package cost less than $60 nine years ago. The cost is now closer to $400.

Jun 29, 2016 In The News

An amendment introduced by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) securing an additional $8 million for cancer research was passed last week.

The amendment provides funding for the Defense Department’s Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program. The congresswo­man’s amendment was attached to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2017.

Jun 27, 2016 In The News

Eight students that reside in Queens have been accepted to the selective and prestigious United States service academies, according to U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing), who nominated the young scholars to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.; U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md.; U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colo.; U.S.

Jun 16, 2016 In The News

Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) will oppose a Federal Aviation Administration initiative that would include a plan for Newark Airport to use another runway for incoming flights if it results in more airplane noise for Queens, she announced last Thursday.

May 23, 2016 In The News

President Barack Obama has signed a bill eliminating all known uses of the term "oriental" from federal law.

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