Queens lawmaker secures nearly $10 million in federal funding for local projects


Nearly $10 million in federal funding has been secured for 10 crucial projects throughout Queens under the new government spending package which passed the House on Wednesday night, Congresswoman Grace Meng announced on Thursday, March 10.

The legislation is now expected to pass the Senate and be signed into law by President Joe Biden.

The government spending package includes 12 separate bills that provide funding for projects and programs in many different areas, helping middle-class families with the cost of living, creating American jobs, supporting the vulnerable and working to help small businesses that are key to the city’s economic future.