House unanimously passes Queens lawmaker’s bill to establish first national Asian Pacific American museum


A bill sponsored by Congresswoman Grace Meng to create the first national museum dedicated to preserving the history, culture and accomplishments of Asian American and Pacific Islanders unanimously passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday, April 26. 

The passage of the bipartisan bill comes as the nation prepares to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May. The monthlong celebration pays tribute to the generations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) who have enriched America’s history.