Honoring Holocaust victims at Kurapaty in Belarus during a recent trip

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Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Applauds the Passage of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

Proud to support the passage of a bill that brings much needed certainty to homeowners in my district.
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Rep. Meeks, Other Elected Officials, Life Camp, Inc., Community Leaders Hold Day of Action to Stress Need to Prevent Gun Violence

Jun 29, 2016 Press Release

Queens, NY— Following the unprecedented #NoBillNoBreak Sit-In by Democratic members of the House of Representatives, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, near the site of Saturday’s shooting, gathered elected officials and members of the community on the National Day of Action to Prevent Gun Violence:

Rep. Meeks Tours Downtown Jamaica with US Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry

Jun 29, 2016 Press Release

Jamaica, NY—Today, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks and U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, Thomas J. Curry, toured downtown Jamaica, NY, to highlight the need for revamping the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). Originally passed in 1977, the CRA incentivizes depository institutions to provide credit to individuals in low- and middle-income communities. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) regulates and supervises national banks, including enforcement of CRA provisions. Congressman Meeks issued the below statement after the tour:

Rep. Meeks Statement on United Kingdom’s Decision to Exit the European Union

Jun 24, 2016 Press Release

New York, NY—Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, Ranking Member on the Subcommittee for Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats issued the following statement regarding the United Kingdom’s decision to exit the European Union:

Rep. Meeks Joins Rep. John Lewis & Democrats in Unprecedented Sit-In to Demand Gun Violence Votes

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Congressman Gregory W. Meeks has joined Democrats, led by Rep. John Lewis, in a sit-in demonstration on the floor of the House of Representatives. In addition to sending a letter to Speaker Ryan (below), the group of Democrats on the floor are demanding that Speaker Ryan keep the House in session through its planned recess to debate and vote on gun violence legislation. Specifically, the group is pushing for a vote on expanded background checks and legislation preventing gun sales to suspected terrorists on the “No-Fly” list. Regarding the sit-in, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks issued the following statement:

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