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Press Releases

February 13, 2018 Press Release
"I fear that this law is a symptom of a larger assault on democratic institutions in Poland, including the judiciary, free press, and civil society..."


Meeks Statement on Poland's Legislative Act on the Institute of National Remembrance

February 7, 2018 Press Release
"It is paramount that any changes strengthen, not relax, the responsibilities banks have to the communities that trust them with deposits..."


Rep. Meeks and 32 House Democrats Urge Federal Banking Agencies to Strengthen Community Reinvestment Act Rules

February 2, 2018 Press Release
"Independent Congressional oversight is central to our democracy, and Chairman Nunes’ decision to subject his committee to the President’s whims and directions is a serious dereliction of duty that shakes the very foundation of our nation’s system of check and balances..."


Rep. Meeks Condemns the Release of Classified FISA Memo; Calls for Immediate Dismissal of Chairman Nunes; Warns of Constitutional Crisis

January 31, 2018 Press Release
"That the Trump Administration continues to drag its feet on upholding sanctions is worrisome..."


Rep. Meeks Statement on Trump Refusing to Impose Bipartisan Sanctions on Russia

January 19, 2018 Press Release
"Acting Director Mulvaney’s request confirms what we have known since the President appointed him: that he is a Trojan horse sent to destroy the CFPB from within..."


Rep. Meeks Statement on CFBP Acting Director Mulvaney’s Budget Request for $0

January 18, 2018 Press Release


Rep. Meeks Sends Letter to US Postmaster General Regarding Service Delays in NY’s 5th District

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Meeks today sent the following letter to the United States Postmaster General Megan Brennan regarding service delays in New York’s 5th Congressional District:

January 12, 2018 Press Release
"Requiring agents to report lost firearms would increase accountability, encourage safer weapons storage, provide ATF a clearer picture of weapons unaccounted for, and allow investigators to quickly identify the origin of stolen weapons in if used in a crime..."


Rep. Meeks Introduces Bill to Encourage Law Enforcement Agencies to Report Lost or Stolen Weapons

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Meeks released the following statement after he introduced a bill to prevent the use of law enforcement weapons in crimes:

January 12, 2018 Press Release
"I am bitterly ashamed by our President’s abhorrent, bigoted, heaving ignorant comments about Africa, El Salvador, and Haiti without any regard for history or fact..."


Rep. Meeks Condemns Trump’s Offensive “Sh*thole* Comment

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Meeks released the following statement on President Trump’s question—“Why do we want all these people from sh*thole countries coming here?”—in a bipartisan immigration meeting:

January 12, 2018 Press Release
"Small banks are essential for our communities...This is an important way in which we can support community-focused institutions."


Reps. Meeks, Love, Gottheimer Introduce Bipartisan Bill for Community-Focused Institutions