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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

January 11, 2018 Press Release
"Congress can ill afford to wait any longer, we must get this done now..."

 

Rep. Meeks Statement on DACA Negotiations

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Meeks released the following statement regarding negotiations on DACA:

December 21, 2017 Press Release
“We’re seeing just how truly misguided and dysfunctional a Republican-led Congress can be..."

 

Rep. Meeks Statement on Voting Against Supplemental Spending and Republican Short-Term Funding Bills

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Meeks released the following statement on the short-term funding and supplemental bills that passed the House of Representatives today:

December 20, 2017 Press Release
“This is not the way to govern. It is not the way to strengthen the middle class. It is certainly not the way to keep alive the American dream of getting ahead..."

 

Rep. Meeks Statement on Twice Voting Against GOP Tax Scam

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Gregory W. Meeks released the following statement after twice voting against the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

December 12, 2017 Press Release

 

Rep. Meeks Statement on the Election of Doug Jones to the US Senate

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Gregory W. Meeks released the following statement after Alabama voted to elect Democrat Doug Jones as their next US Senator.

December 12, 2017 Press Release
"No American is above the law and no office is exempt from human decency...

 

Rep. Meeks Introduces Resolution Calling for Congress to Investigate Sexual Misconduct Claims against Pres. Trump

December 5, 2017 Press Release

 

Reps. Meeks, Cummings, and Pallone Lead Request for GAO Investigation into Fraudulent Identities Submitted to FCC

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