In The News
Oct 11, 2017 In The News
As members of Congress from different parties, we disagree on many issues. However, we both support the kind of tax reform that would create jobs, simplify the tax code and strengthen the middle class. And, there’s no disagreement between us that state and local tax deductions can’t be eliminated from our federal income taxes as the administration has proposed in its tax reform plan.
Oct 6, 2017 In The News
Republican lawmakers from New York, New Jersey, California and other high-tax states warned House leaders Thursday that tax reform won’t pass if it fully repeals state and local tax deductions.
Sep 28, 2017 In The News
Most lawmakers in New York, both Democrats and Republicans, quickly objected to the removal of the federal tax deduction for state and local taxes in the tax overhaul framework announced by President Donald Trump Wednesday.
Sep 19, 2017 In The News
If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies. The Federal Trade Commission has outlined some steps to take to help protect your information from being misused.
Jul 7, 2017 In The News
MTA Long Island Rail Road weekday peak service will be modified from July 10 – September 1 because Amtrak, which owns and operates Penn Station, will be taking tracks out of service to make critical repairs.
Jun 29, 2017 In The News
Mayor de Blasio and Congress are putting the lives of New Yorkers at risk. De Blasio by his stubborn refusal to comply with federal law and cooperate with immigration authorities; Congress by its overreaction in attempting to cut homeland-security funds that the NYPD and FDNY need to protect New York from terrorist attacks.
Jun 13, 2017 In The News
Congressman Peter King is calling on Congress to pass the Hot Cars Act of 2017, which would require automakers to install technology in vehicles that would alert drivers when someone is left behind in the car.
May 25, 2017 In The News
Port Authority Police are on the lookout for a person of interest following a security breach at LaGuardia’s busy central terminal Tuesday evening. Now, a local congressman is on the hunt for an explanation. The breach forced an evacuation of the terminal and disrupted travel for hundreds of passengers. The Transportation Security Administration says it handled the incident properly, but Congressman Peter King (R-N.Y.) isn’t so sure.
May 1, 2017 In The News
Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged “to demolish” an MS-13 street gang he said is bent on killing, raping and destroying, during a visit to Suffolk County on Friday, as he assured law enforcement officials fighting the threat on Long Island that he and President Donald Trump “have your back.”
Apr 26, 2017 In The News
Based on the scores from The Lugar Center, Senator Susan Collins (R, Me.) was the most bipartisan senator and Rep. Pete King (R, NY) was the most bipartisan representative. This is the second Congress in a row in which Senator Collins finished with the top Senate score. Rep. King was second among all House members in the previous Congress.