CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
On Monday, September 8, 2014, the House will consider H.R. 3957, a bill designating the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 218-10 Merrick Boulevard in Springfield Gardens, New York, as the “Cynthia Jenkins Post Office Building,” under a suspension of the rules. H.R. 3957 was introduced on January 28, 2014 by Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) and referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which ordered the bill reported by unanimous consent.
H.R. 3957 designates the U.S. Postal Service facility located at 218-10 Merrick Boulevard in Springfield Gardens, New York, as the “Cynthia Jenkins Post Office Building.”
Cynthia Jenkins served in the New York State Assembly, and holds the distinction of being the first black woman elected to public office in southern Queens, NY. Prior to her time in the assembly, she served as a librarian, civil rights activist, and community activist. She passed away in 2001 at the age of 77.
A CBO cost estimate is currently unavailable. However, no cost is expected.
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