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Mar 31, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) announced today that she is working with the U.S. Postal Service to get mail delivery restarted in the Queens communities of Ridgewood, Maspeth, Glendale and Middle Village. For nearly a week, many residents of these communities have not received their mail.
Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee – which funds all federal agencies and programs – issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Senate’s bipartisan $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic (CARES) Act.

Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

QUEENS, NY – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) announced today that they sent a letter to President Trump calling on him to prioritize the transfer of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ventilators from the national stockpile to Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York.

Mar 25, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives that denounces the anti-Asian sentiment caused by the outbreak of the coronavirus.
 
Mar 24, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced that she plans to introduce legislation which would temporarily suspend all rent and mortgage payments for commercial and rental properties for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 23, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) tonight issued the following statement on President Trump’s tweet this evening about Asian Americans and the coronavirus.
 
Mar 22, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she has called for Congress’ third coronavirus relief package to address the serious shortages of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and the need to lift restrictions for prescription drug refills.
Mar 20, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) this afternoon led a New York City Congressional delegation letter to President Trump calling on him to invoke the Defense Production Act to immediately address the shortage of personal protective equipment and medical technology.  
 
Mar 20, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, the panel responsible for funding all federal agencies and programs, announced today that New York small businesses that have suffered economic losses due to the coronavirus can now apply for disaster loans provided through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Mar 20, 2020 Press Release
QUEENS, NY –  U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today urged President Trump to provide immediate relief to the nation’s most vulnerable citizens as the U.S. works to combat the outbreak of the coronavirus.
 

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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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