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December 4, 2018 Press Release

New York –U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (NY-5), National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial, and New York Urban League President and CEO Arva Rice issued a today letter urging CEO Jeff Bezos to commit to a comprehensive and specific diversity and inclusion plan for its New York headquarters

Text of the Letter:

Mr. Jeffrey Bezos
Chairman and CEO
410 Terry Ave. North
Seattle, WA 98109-5210

Sent by email & FedEx

Mr. Bezos:

June 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05) issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling on Janus case:

“Today’s decision by the Supreme Court is a victory for Right to Work groups, it is a victory for Republicans who stole President Obama’s Supreme Court nomination, but it is a resounding loss for American workers. Under this ruling, teachers, firefighters, and all public service workers will have less of a voice in determining the conditions in which they work.

May 25, 2017 Press Release


Rep. Meeks Sends Letter on Improving Corporate Board Diversity Disclosures to SEC Chair Jay Clayton

September 8, 2011 Press Release


September 8, 2011


(WASHINGTON, DC)–Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on his bill to repatriate profits to the United States at a reduced rate and create an infrastructure investment fund:

October 19, 2007 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)–Representatives Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Charles Rangel (D-NY), John Salazar (D-CO) and Mike Honda (D-CA), issued the following statement on the Thursday massacre of six Colombian miners:

"We have learned that on Thursday, October 18, a group of men armed with machetes brutally killed six Afro-Colombian gold miners as they worked in the Department of Chocó.

September 28, 2007 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)–Today, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, D-NY, a member of the House Financial Services Committee, hosted a forum on "Franchise and Finance – How to Choose and Fund Your Franchise" during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's (CBC) 37th Annual Legislative Conference ( ALC ).

September 27, 2007 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)–Today, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), a member of the House Financial Services Committee hosted a panel forum on "Wall Street in the Black" during the 37th Annual Legislative Conference for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.