Congressman King Salutes House Passage of 9/11 Victims Compensation FundCongressman Pete King recently saluted the overwhelming passage of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund in the House (402-12). The Congressman was a co-sponsor since the beginning and spoke on the House floor in support of the extension. Rep. King called it a "Great victory but grim reminder of those who have and will die from 9/11 illnesses."
Congressman Pete King Meets With Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of AmericaCongressman Pete King meets with members of Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America to discuss veterans issues vital to them such as those the Congressman is working on including Burn Pits Accountability (H.R. 663), PTSD, veterans suicide & equal treatment for women veterans.
Congressman King Attends Amityville Historical Society’s 50th Annual Heritage FairCongressman Pete King recently attended the Amityville Historical Society’s 50th Annual Heritage Fair. The Congressman noted that it was "Great to share the day with Amityville’s good people."
Congressman King Meets With Youth Ambassadors from Long Island Tourette Assn.Congressman King recently met with Youth Ambassadors from the Long Island Tourette Association and presented them with a citation declaring May 15-June 15 Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month. As Co-Chair of the Tourette Syndrome Caucus, Rep. King assured them of his continued support of the Tourette community.
Passage of Congressman King Homeland Security Funding Bill A Victory For NY/LIIn a victory for New York/Long Island security, the House of Representatives unanimously passed Congressman King's legislation “Transit Security Grant Program Flexibility Act” (H.R. 1313) to provide more flexibility to local governments in the use of Homeland Security transit security grants for protection against terror attacks on subways and commuter lines.
King In The News
Aug 5, 2019 In The News
The tragic shootings in El Paso and Dayton demonstrate again the need to address gun violence.
Jul 17, 2019 In The News
Congressman Pete King recently saluted the overwhelming passage of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund in the House (402-12).
Jul 11, 2019 In The News
Congressman Pete King meets with members of Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America.
Jun 12, 2019 In The News
Congressman Pete King testified at the Judiciary Committee hearing on legislation to fully fund the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund.
Jun 12, 2019 In The News
Former talk show host Jon Stewart lashed out at Congress Tuesday as ailing first responders pleaded for a permanent extension of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, whose dwindling resources have led to award cuts of up to 70 percent.