In The News
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.
Nov 14, 2015 In The News
They came at Paris again on Friday night, came at innocents in a concert hall and in restaurants and outside the Stade de France, a soccer stadium filled with a crowd that included the president of the country watching France play Germany, came at Paris like mean, crazy shooters coming through the front door of one of our schools. Or suicide bombers at the controls of commercial airplanes coming at us from the sky.
Nov 13, 2015 In The News
The deadly shootings, explosions and hostage taking on a busy Friday night in Paris represent the "nightmare scenario" for a well-planned and carried-out terrorist attack, Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) said.
The father of the dead NYPD cop whose name graces the Zadroga Act vowed Thursday to keep fighting to reauthorize the bill to help other Ground Zero heroes.
Oct 23, 2015 In The News
By day, Peter King is a Long Island congressman, a Republican known for his hawkish approach to foreign policy and pleas for moderation in an increasingly conservative House.