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Jan 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) issued the following statement in support of removing President Trump from office.

Jan 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) today issued the following statement after pro-Trump protestors broke into the U.S. Capitol and interrupted the 2020 Electoral College count certification.

Jan 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) was today sworn into her fifth term in the United States House of Representatives.

Dec 30, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she helped make housing cooperatives eligible to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which is the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) signature coronavirus relief initiative to assist struggling small businesses during the national health crisis.
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.

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In The News

Jul 28, 2015 In The News

Unpaid interns in most states aren't covered by the same workplace discrimination and harassment laws as employees, but some House Democrats are trying to change that.

Jul 7, 2015 In The News

NY1 VIDEO: Please see the NY1 video for my comments about railroad cars filled with trash which are affecting our communities.

Jun 25, 2015 In The News

Public school students are used to having time off on New Year's Day and Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Now, the Lunar New Year will enjoy similar status.

"It's an official school holiday, like Christmas," said Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Jun 10, 2015 In The News

Congresswoman Grace Meng has reached out to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to push for an increase in the agency’s efforts to control noise pollution from airplanes and helicopters.

May 12, 2015 In The News

Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) is introducing legislation that would assist small businesses that sell their products abroad.

The measure would instruct the Export-Import Bank to increase the amount of financing it provides to small business from 20 to 25 percent. 

Mar 11, 2015 In The News

Now that he’s closing schools on two Muslim holidays, Mayor de Blasio is being pressured to keep his word and add the Lunar New Year to the list.

Eighteen legislators sent a letter to Hizzoner Monday urging him to include the celebration as a day off on the school calendar.

Dec 3, 2014 In The News

Congressmember Grace Meng (DQueens) announced on December 1 that she has saved a college in Queens from shutting down.

Issues:
Nov 24, 2014 In The News
Quiet Skies Caucus aims to find solutions.
Nov 13, 2014 In The News

With more small businesses than big box stores on Bell Boulevard, the commercial strip was the perfect destination for the head of the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) when she made the trip to New York last week.

Oct 28, 2014 In The News

Two weeks after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Capital Program Review Board rejected the agency’s five-year budget proposal, three Queens elected officials are pressing for one of the program’s smaller items to make it into the final draft of the financial plan.

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