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Dec 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a massive package that included $900 billion in coronavirus relief funds and $1.4 trillion to fund the government.
 
Dec 11, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she introduced the Access To Home-based Options and More Ease with Learning Act – or the AT HOME Learning Act – to help families with young children balance work and remote learning responsibilities.
 
Dec 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), first Vice-Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, issued the following statement after reports emerged that President-elect Biden has chosen House Ways and Means Committee Chief Counsel Katherine Tai as the United States Trade Representative.

Dec 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act this week.

Dec 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) called for changes to the Trump Administration’s COVID-19 vaccination plan that would force states to sign an agreement in which the personal identification information of vaccine recipients would be shared with the federal government.

Nov 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (NY-06) and Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01)—both Members of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations that has oversight of State Department, U.S. Agency for International Development, and U.S.
Nov 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today she voted to pass the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, H.R. 8294, which would increase investments in registered apprenticeships and create one million new apprenticeship opportunities nationwide.

Meng also secured a measure that would:

Oct 26, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) tonight issued the following statement after Judge Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court by the Senate.
 

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May 16, 2016 In The News

Feminine products are having a moment. With some calling for a red wave to take the taboo out of menstruation, politicians across the country are trying to make tampons and sanitary pads as affordable and accessible as possible.

May 11, 2016 In The News

The legislation now goes to President Obama for his signature.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

Months after a hearing on sexual harassment at the Environmental Protection Agency, one of the House’s top government watchdogs has delivered on his promise to protect the youngest members of the federal workforce.

Jan 11, 2016 In The News

New York Democrat Congresswoman Grace Meng has found a unique way to support Muslims in America and rebuff the Republican presidential front-runner and businessman Donald Trump’s vicious invective against Muslims: she has invited as her guest a Pakistani American New York Police Department (NYPD) officer, Lt.

Jan 8, 2016 In The News

Queens Democrats came out in uniform support Tuesday for President Barack Obama’s executive actions to try and curb gun violence throughout the country.

Speaking at the East Room at the White House and flanked by victims of gun violence and their families, the president became visibly emotional as he spoke of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

Dec 27, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) praised the passage of tax breaks that she said will benefit individuals and small businesses in Queens, including a commuter tax credit for mass transit commuters and increasing expense limits for businesses for equipment costs. These were part of a $1.1 trillion spending package approved in Washington last week.

Dec 15, 2015 In The News

The House of Representatives passed a bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) last week that removes the term “Oriental” from federal law.

Nov 2, 2015 In The News

Just months after the start of yet another fashion trend for using models age 16 and under, Representative Grace Meng of New York introduced the

Sep 14, 2015 In The News
How to afford college, balance a budget, and choose a career were all topics at a recent workshop “Translating Potential into Success” hosted by Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and Flushing’s Ebenezer Baptist Church last Thursday.
Aug 12, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) announced a $1.1 million, five-year federal grant for Queens College to continue a disability services initiative that seeks to help low-income students with disabilities.

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