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Congressman Pete King

Representing the 2nd District of New York

In The News

Feb 16, 2016 In The News
Slashed funding for local counterterrorism and other security measures in the White House’s budget proposal is a “punch in the gut” that couldn’t come at a worse time, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday. From across the aisle, Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) agreed the pot shouldn’t be “decimated” with the threat of the Islamic State looming.
Feb 5, 2016 In The News
Congressman Pete King (R-Seaford) warns that an aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers in an attempt to steal their money has been making the rounds throughout the country.
Jan 11, 2016 In The News
A gravely ill retired FDNY firefighter from Hicksville — who was critical in convincing Congress to continue health benefits for sick 9/11 responders — received the key to New York City on Saturday.
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.