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July 19, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Gregory W. Meeks announced the inclusion of his Community Project Funding requests in the Appropriations Subcommittee's Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies bill.

 

July 9, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Today, the White House issued its Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy (the "EO"), which encourages the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the federal banking regulators to review their guidelines to ensure more robust scrutiny of bank mergers. Congressman Gregory W.

July 1, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks issued the following statement after the passage of H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act, which reauthorizes surface transportation programs and modernizes the nation's roads, bridges, rail, transit, and water infrastructure:

June 18, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, Senior Member of the House Financial Services Committee, applauded Housing Secretary Marcia L. Fudge for changing the way the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) calculates the student loan debt of potential homebuyers pursuing FHA's single-family insurance program.

June 16, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks announced the successful inclusion of his amendment within the Corporate Governance Improvement and Investor Protection Act, which passed in the U.S. House of Representatives.

June 15, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05) issued the following statement applauding the Treasury Department's awarding of $1.25 billion to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), including over 60 New York based institutions. In a statement, Congressman Meeks said:

June 14, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), Senior Member of the Financial Services Committee, and Representative Nikema Williams (D-GA), Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight introduced the Making FHA Work for Borrowers with Student Debt Act of 2021.

May 13, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2547, the Comprehensive Debt Collection Improvement Act, which includes Rep. Gregory W. Meeks' bill entitled the "Debt Collection Practices Harmonization Act." H.R. 2547 provides much needed protections for small businesses and consumers against predatory debt collection practices, and Rep.

April 27, 2021

Rep. Gregory W. Meeks has submitted funding requests for Member Designated Projects to the US House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

In compliance with House Rules and Committee requirements, Rep. Gregory W. Meeks has certified that he, his spouse, and his immediate family have no financial interest in any of the projects s/he has requested.

April 23, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Gregory Meeks (NY-05) and Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) wrote to New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo requesting assistance in securing aircraft to airlift disaster relief supplies procured from private citizens from New York City to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.