Queens lawmaker secures billions in disaster relief for New York City


Congress members Grace Meng and Adriano Espaillat (D-Manhattan) announced on Wednesday, Sept. 22, that they secured over $11 billion in federal relief to help New Yorkers recover from the devastation caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. 

According to Meng, the havoc that Ida wreaked on her congressional district in Queens, and the New York region, has continued to devastate many of her constituents, as they remain in need of help.