Representative Peter 'Pete' T. King's Public Statements

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Full Name: Peter 'Pete' T. King
Current Office: U.S. House - District 2, Republican
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Conservative, Republican, Independence for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Rosemary; 2 Children: Sean, Erin
Birth Date: 04/05/1944
Birth Place: Manhattan, NY
Home City: Seaford, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
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Issue Position: Women's Health Care 6/20/14 Letter to Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Reps. Maloney, King and Van Hollen Ask NIH to Elevate Parkinson's Disease Research 6/13/14 Newsday- Lawmakers: Northport VA Wait-Time Discrepancies Should Be Explained 4/22/14 Newsday - Op-Ed: Veterans, Soldiers Need More Mental Health Support 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/03/14 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Fort Hood Shooting 4/02/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer 4/02/14 Congressman Sanford Bishop, Peter King Advocate for Funding of Prostate Cancer Research 3/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan 2/14/14 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King Praise Expansion of WTC Health Program Covered Conditions List 1/02/14 Reps. Maloney, Nadler and King Celebrate Three Year Anniversary of Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Law's Passage 11/25/13 Daily News - Frustration over 9/11 victims fund grows as ailing responders grapple with slow payouts 11/22/13 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate 9/19/13 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King Praise Addition of Prostate Cancer to List of Covered Conditions Under WTC Health Program 5/15/13 Cohen and King Establish Congressional Caucus on Tourette Syndrome 4/23/13 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King Statement on Study Showing 15% Increased Cancer Rates Among 9/11 First Responders 4/11/13 Reps. Maloney, King & Van Hollen Introduce Resolution Designating April as Parkinson's Awareness Month 3/12/13 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript - Budget and Taxes 3/06/13 Hoyer, King Reintroduce Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act 9/28/12 Letter to Acting Director Zients 9/10/12 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King Hail Inclusion of Cancer Under 9/11 Health Program 8/06/12 Governor Cuomo Announces that New York Submits Federal Waiver to Invest $10 Billion in Medicaid Redesign Team Savings to Transform the State's Health Care System 6/08/12 Representatives Maloney, Nadler and King Praise 9/11 Health Program Recommendation on Cancer Coverage 6/08/12 Associated Press - US Wants 9/11 Health Program to Include 50 Cancers 5/17/12 Reps. Israel and King Amend Defense Authorization Bill to Improve Mental Health Treatment for National Guard and Reserves 4/17/12 Supporting Protect Your Pharmacy NOW! Week 4/03/12 Capital New York - On Long Island, Scalia Dodges Health Care Questions, Even From Pete King 3/29/12 Daily News - Medical Panel Recommends More Than 30 Different Kinds of Cancers Be Covered by Zadroga 9/11 Health Care Act 3/29/12 Letter to The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 3/22/12 9/11 Health Bill Authors Hail Progress Toward Adding Coverage for Cancers Under Zadroga Act 11/03/11 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maloney, Crowley, King, Rangel, Israel Successfully Change Medicare Rule to Provide $28 Million per Year to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 10/31/11 9/11 Comp. Fund Begins Taking Applications Today 10/04/11 Recognizing October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 9/08/11 Letter to John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health 9/02/11 Statement of Zadroga Act Authors on 9/11 Cancer Study adroga Act Authors on 9/11 Cancer Study 8/18/11 Wall Street Journal - 'Shameful' Check Of 9/11 Workers Turns Up Nothing 7/01/11 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King Celebrate As Zadroga 9/11 Health Law Goes Into Effect Today 6/22/11 Zadroga 9/11 Health Fund Expanded Past Ground Zero to People in Neighborhood Sickened by WTC Attacks 6/21/11 Zadroga Bill Authors on Release of Draft Regulations 3/22/11 Newsday - Safeguarding Hospitals from 'Dirty Bombs' 2/14/11 King Welcomes Obama Administration Decision to Fund "Securing the Cities" in 2012 Budget 1/26/11 Newsday - Unions, Lawmakers Seek Wider Zagroda Coverage 1/25/11 Letter to Dr. John Howard, Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health 1/19/11 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins, King: Foot-Dragging By Feds Puts Billions of Dollars for NY Hospitals at Risk 1/19/11 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins, King: Foot-Dragging By Feds Puts Billions Of Dollars For Ny Hospitals At Risk -- Officials Urged Feds To Extend Deadline So Hospital Projects Can Move Forward 1/03/11 9/11 Health Bill Signed by President 12/22/10 James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 12/22/10 9/11 Health Bill Passes U.S. House, Will Be Signed by President 12/19/10 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King on Senate Changes to 9/11 Health Bill 12/05/10 Daily News - First Vote on 9/11 Healthcare Bill Likely to Come on Wednesday; Rep. King Slams Fellow Republicans