Congressman Pete King

Representing the 2nd District of New York

In The News

Jan 8, 2016 In The News
New York City officials announced a landmark settlement of lawsuits over NYPD surveillance of Muslims Thursday, with the police department admitting no wrongdoing, but agreeing to the appointment of a civilian to help monitor and review terrorism investigations.
Dec 28, 2015 In The News
Rep. Peter King said the leader of ISIS is likely correct to conclude the barrage of US-led airstrikes have failed to weaken the terror group.
Dec 28, 2015 In The News
What doesn’t kill ISIS makes it stronger. That was the message Sunday from Rep. Peter King, who said that the Islamic State’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was telling the truth when he said the U.S. and Russia had done little to halt his army of bloodthirsty militants.
Dec 16, 2015 In The News
The long, hard fight to reauthorize funds for 9/11 survivors is finally coming to an end.
Dec 16, 2015 In The News
In a major victory for ailing first responders, congressional negotiators included an $8.1 billion measure to renew the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending package that was finalized and released Tuesday night, lawmakers said.
Nov 30, 2015 In The News
The city could be days away from settling a federal lawsuit accusing the NYPD of “religious profiling” and unwarranted spying on Muslims even as the Paris massacres have heightened terrorism fears.
Nov 24, 2015 In The News
Heightened security after the Paris terror attacks, including checkpoints and patrols on New York City bridges, bomb-sniffing dogs at Penn Station and increased airport bag checks, could complicate this week's busy holiday getaway, officials said Monday.
Nov 19, 2015 In The News
In a significant step forward for the renewal of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday agreed to back a permanent extension of its expired health program, according to Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford).
Nov 18, 2015 In The News
Republicans and some Democrats stepped up calls for President Barack Obama to stop, or at least pause, his plans to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees in the United States next year, with Rep. Peter King and other officials from Long Island raising concerns that some of them might be resettled there.
Nov 15, 2015 In The News
The Paris attacks underscore the need for intense surveillance of potential terrorists, NYPD Commissioner William Bratton and Rep. Peter King said Sunday, as New Yorkers mourned those killed in the strikes at vigils and makeshift memorials.