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May 9, 2018 Press Release
"Today’s success reminds us that diplomacy works, and it underscores the importance of having a functioning State Department to advance our global interests."

May 9, 2018

Rep. Meeks Statement on North Korea's Release of American Prisoners

May 8, 2018 Press Release
"Trumps decision to withdraw from the Iran deal is based on nothing but a desire to spite and dismantle the accomplishments of President Barack Obama."

May 8, 2018

Representative Meeks’ Statement on Trump’s Withdrawal from Iran Deal

Washington, DC— Senior Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, JCOPE, and reinstatement of sanctions:

May 4, 2018 Press Release
On May 4th of last year, Republicans cast their votes on Trumpcare, one of the most irresponsible pieces of legislation to have ever come under the serious consideration of Congress.

Rep. Meeks Statement on One-Year Anniversary of Trumpcare Passage in House

New York – Representative Gregory Meeks issued the following statement regarding the one-year anniversary of the House passage of Trumpcare:

May 4, 2018 Press Release
It is time that America’s small businesses and families get what they deserve—A Better Deal

Queens, N.Y. - Today, Rep. Gregory W. Meeks released the following statement and information in observation of National Small Business Week.


May 3, 2018 Press Release
"The contributions made by Jewish Americans have had an everlasting impact on our nation and on the fabric of our society, in every field of study and every line of work..."


Rep. Meeks Statement on Jewish American Heritage Month

Queens, NYRepresentative Gregory Meeks (D-Queens) released the following statement regarding Jewish American Heritage Month:

April 26, 2018 Press Release
"It’s deeply unnerving that this administration continually lines the pockets of the rich by stealing from the poor, but sadly, it is par for the course..."


Rep. Meeks Responds to White House’s Proposal to Raise Rent on Low-Income Americans

April 25, 2018 Press Release
"I am calling on my colleagues in Congress to redouble our anti-malarial efforts,” said Congressman Gregory W. Meeks.


On World Malaria Day, Co-Chairs Meeks and Smith Urge Renewed U.S. Commitment to End Malaria

April 25, 2018 Press Release


Rep. Meeks Statement Ahead of Pres. Macron’s Address to U.S. Congress

April 11, 2018 Press Release
"For my own part, I look forward to joining my colleagues on Capitol Hill in providing Dr. Staley and the PMI with ample funding and support, so that we can finally eradicate malaria once and for all..."


Rep. Meeks Supports Appointment of Dr. Staley as the Global Malaria Coordinator of PMI

April 11, 2018 Press Release
"Even in times of disagreement, Paul held fast to his principles without being disagreeable..."


Rep. Meeks Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Planned Retirement

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Meeks released the following statement regarding Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that he will not seek reelection: