Press Releases

Dec 9, 2016

Rep. Meeks Statement on President Obama Launching Investigation into Electoral Hacking

Queens, NY—Ranking Member of the Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Subcommittee, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, issued the following statement after it was announced that President Barack Obama directed the intelligence community to do a full-scale review of election-related hacking.

Dec 7, 2016

Rep. Meeks Statement on FY2017 Continuing Resolution

Washington, D.C.— After details of the FY2017 Continuing Resolution were announced, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05) released the following statement:

Dec 5, 2016

Congressman Meeks’ Statement on HUD-Nominee Ben Carson

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, Senior Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on President-elect Trump's nomination of Dr. Ben Carson for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development:

Dec 1, 2016

Rep. Meeks Statement on Wells Fargo’s Proposed Reform

Washington, D.C.—Senior Member of the Financial Services Committee, U.S. Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, today echoed the concerns raised by investors of Wells Fargo & Co. At a November 29th meeting, a number of institutional investors of the bank submitted a resolution that would set policy separating the roles of board chair and chief executive officer. The proposal, which Rep. Meeks has called for in past congressional hearings, will be considered at Wells Fargo’s 2017 annual meeting. Regarding the announcement, Rep. Meeks released the following statement:

Nov 18, 2016

Rep. Meeks Blasts Trump’s Nomination of Sen. Sessions for AG

Queens, New York—This morning, U.S. Representative Gregory W. Meeks issued the following statement after President-elect Donald Trump announced his nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama to be his Attorney General:

Nov 15, 2016

Rep. Meeks Statement on Hiring Steve Bannon as White House Chief Strategist

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Gregory W. Meeks released the following statement after President-elect Trump announced alt-right champion Steve Bannon will be his White House Chief Strategist:

Oct 4, 2016

Rep. Meeks and Colleagues Urge Federal Banking Agencies to Reform Community Reinvestment Act Guidance

Washington, D.C.— This week, senior Member of the House Financial Services Committee, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05), led nearly 60 Democratic Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and the House Financial Services Committee on a letter (below) that urged the federal banking agencies to update their Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) guidance to comport with changes in the financial services industry.

Sep 23, 2016

Rep. Meeks & Members of NYC Delegation Send Letter to HUD and FHFA to Protect Homeownership for New Yorkers

Washington, D.C.— This week, Senior Member of the House Financial Services Committee, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05), led eight Members of the New York City congressional delegation in sending a bipartisan letter [letter below] to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Federal Housing Finance Agency urging the agencies to completely stop and revamp bulk sales of distressed properties.

Sep 8, 2016

Rep. Meeks Statement on Territorial Integrity of Georgia

Washington, D.C.— Representative Gregory W. Meeks, Ranking Member of the House Sub-Committee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, today made the following statement regarding the adoption of House Resolution 660 ‘Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives to support the territorial integrity of Georgia’:

Sep 1, 2016

Rep. Meeks Statement on Post-Elections Violence in Gabon

Issues: Foreign Affairs

Washington, D.C.— Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, senior Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following statement regarding the post-election violence in Gabon:

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