Press Releases

Apr 1, 2016

U.S. Rep. Meeks Applauds Passage of NY State FY2016-17 Budget

Jamaica, NY- Congressman Gregory W. Meeks issued the following statement regarding passage of New York State’s fiscal year 2016-17 budget:

Apr 1, 2016

Rep. Meeks and GSA Administrator Tour Joseph P. Addabbo Federal Building and Highlight Pres. Obama’s FY2017 Budget

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks was joined by GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth and local elected officials on a tour of the Joseph P. Addabbo Federal Building, highlighting the $8.5 million request in President Obama’s FY 2017 budget that would repair and modernize it.

Mar 22, 2016

U.S. Rep Gregory W. Meeks Statement on Terror Attacks in Brussels

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Gregory W. Meeks issued the following statement regarding the terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium:

Mar 20, 2016

U.S. Rep Gregory W. Meeks to Accompany President Obama on Cuba Visit, Hails Increased Engagement with Cuba

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Gregory Meeks released the following statement regarding his travel with President Obama to Cuba:

Mar 16, 2016

U.S. Rep Gregory W. Meeks Statement on New Dems Release of Report on American Prosperity Agenda

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Gregory W. Meeks issued the following statement today after the New Democrat Coalition released a report on their “American Prosperity Agenda” which details the nearly 200 bills and projects from New Dem Members that help advance the Coalition’s agenda:

Mar 16, 2016

U.S. Rep Gregory W. Meeks Applauds Supreme Court Nominee and Urges Senate to Conduct Hearings

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Gregory W. Meeks issued the following statement today after President Obama nominated Chief Judge of the D.C. Court of Appeals, Merrick Garland, to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court:

Mar 15, 2016

U.S. Rep Gregory W. Meeks and NYCEDC Announce Study for Additional Ferry Infrastructure on Rockaway Peninsula

WASHINGTON, D.C. – New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Congressman Gregory W. Meeks today announced next steps to bring ferry infrastructure to Far Rockaway, potentially locating a ferry terminal west of Beach 84th Street:

Feb 29, 2016

U.S. Rep Gregory W. Meeks Statement on House Passage of the FEMA Disaster Assistance Reform Act of 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Gregory W. Meeks released the following statement regarding the House passage of H.R. 1471, the FEMA Disaster Assistance Reform Act of 2015 which passed the House with overwhelming support:

Feb 29, 2016

U.S. Rep Gregory W. Meeks Statement on Tragedies Affecting NYPD 100th Precinct Police Officers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Gregory W. Meeks released the following statement regarding the tragic passing Police Officer Vincent Harrison and cardiac arrest of Captain Matthew Hanrahan this weekend:

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