Grace Meng (D)

Grace Meng was born in Elmhurst and graduated from Stuyvesant and the University of Michigan. She received a law degree from the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law. She worked as a public-interest lawyer before becoming a member of the New York State Assembly. Now she is a Congresswoman--the only Asian American congressperson from all of New York. She is running for reelection to serve her 5th term as representative of New York's 6th Congressional District.

Grace Meng on the Issues

Meng is for environmental protection--she co-sponsored bills protecting wilderness in Utah and Alaska.

She is “carefully watching” the issue of fracking and has co-sponsored bills to make sure it is done safely and responsibly. 

She believes it is critical to reduce pollution and carbon emissions and promote energy efficiency

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