Rep. Meeks During House Democrats’ Sit-In To Demand Action On Gun Violence

Rep. Meeks During House Democrats’ Sit-In To Demand Action On Gun Violence

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 and NY Congressional Delegation Urge Trump to Consider Devastating Consequences of ACA Repeal on New York State

Jan 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Yesterday, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks and seventeen other members of the New York Congressional Delegation urged PEOTUS Trump to consider the severe consequences of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). If repealed, more than 2.7 million New Yorkers would lose health coverage and 131,000 would lose their jobs. Congressman Meeks issued the following statement after the letter was sent:

Rep. Meeks and Colleagues Urge OCC to Require Strong Financial Inclusion from Fintech Firms

Jan 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, January 13, 2017, Senior Member of the House Financial Services Committee, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05), was joined by six congressional colleagues in sending a letter urging the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to include measurable and enforceable financial inclusion requirements within its special purpose charter framework for fintech companies. The letter advocates for creating financial inclusion requirements for fintech firms, similar to those required of traditional banks pursuant to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).

Rep. Meeks Applauds Obama Administration Ending “Wet Foot, Dry Foot” Policy

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, the Obama Administration ended the United States’ “wet foot, dry foot” policy towards Cuba. Originally implemented by President Clinton in 1995, the “wet foot, dry foot” policy permitted Cubans caught at sea trying to reach our borders to become legal residents after one year. Senior Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, issued the following statement regarding the change in policy:

Rep. Meeks Statement on Trump Receiving Intel Briefing on Russian Hacking

Jan 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Ranking Member of the House Subcommitee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, Congressman Meeks, issued the following statement after Trump received a briefing from the intelligence community about Russian interfering in the 2016 election:

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