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Pete King's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Peter 'Pete' T. King
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 2, Republican
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 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
Date Title
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Fort Hood Shooting
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 2, 2014 Congressman Sanford Bishop, Peter King Advocate for Funding of Prostate Cancer Research
March 27, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
Feb. 14, 2014 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King Praise Expansion of WTC Health Program Covered Conditions List
Jan. 2, 2014 Reps. Maloney, Nadler and King Celebrate Three Year Anniversary of Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Law's Passage
Nov. 25, 2013 Daily News - Frustration over 9/11 victims fund grows as ailing responders grapple with slow payouts
Nov. 22, 2013 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
Sept. 19, 2013 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King Praise Addition of Prostate Cancer to List of Covered Conditions Under WTC Health Program
May 15, 2013 Cohen and King Establish Congressional Caucus on Tourette Syndrome
April 23, 2013 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King Statement on Study Showing 15% Increased Cancer Rates Among 9/11 First Responders
April 11, 2013 Reps. Maloney, King & Van Hollen Introduce Resolution Designating April as Parkinson's Awareness Month
March 12, 2013 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript - Budget and Taxes
March 6, 2013 Hoyer, King Reintroduce Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act
Sept. 28, 2012 Letter to Acting Director Zients
Sept. 10, 2012 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King Hail Inclusion of Cancer Under 9/11 Health Program
Aug. 6, 2012 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
June 8, 2012 The Associated Press - US Wants 9/11 Health Program to Include 50 Cancers
June 8, 2012 Representatives Maloney, Nadler and King Praise 9/11 Health Program Recommendation on Cancer Coverage
May 17, 2012 Reps. Israel and King Amend Defense Authorization Bill to Improve Mental Health Treatment for National Guard and Reserves
April 17, 2012 Supporting Protect Your Pharmacy NOW! Week
April 3, 2012 Capital New York - On Long Island, Scalia Dodges Health Care Questions, Even From Pete King
March 29, 2012 Daily News - Medical Panel Recommends More Than 30 Different Kinds of Cancers Be Covered by Zadroga 9/11 Health Care Act
March 29, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
March 22, 2012 9/11 Health Bill Authors Hail Progress Toward Adding Coverage for Cancers Under Zadroga Act
Nov. 3, 2011 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maloney, Crowley, King, Rangel, Israel Successfully Change Medicare Rule to Provide $28 Million per Year to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Oct. 31, 2011 9/11 Comp. Fund Begins Taking Applications Today
Oct. 4, 2011 Recognizing October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Sept. 8, 2011 Letter to John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Sept. 2, 2011 Statement of Zadroga Act Authors on 9/11 Cancer Study adroga Act Authors on 9/11 Cancer Study
Aug. 18, 2011 Wall Street Journal - 'Shameful' Check Of 9/11 Workers Turns Up Nothing
July 1, 2011 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King Celebrate As Zadroga 9/11 Health Law Goes Into Effect Today
June 22, 2011 Zadroga 9/11 Health Fund Expanded Past Ground Zero to People in Neighborhood Sickened by WTC Attacks
June 21, 2011 Zadroga Bill Authors on Release of Draft Regulations
March 22, 2011 Newsday - Safeguarding Hospitals from 'Dirty Bombs'
Feb. 14, 2011 King Welcomes Obama Administration Decision to Fund "Securing the Cities" in 2012 Budget
Jan. 26, 2011 Newsday - Unions, Lawmakers Seek Wider Zagroda Coverage
Jan. 25, 2011 Letter to Dr. John Howard, Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Jan. 19, 2011 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
Jan. 19, 2011 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins, King: Foot-Dragging By Feds Puts Billions of Dollars for NY Hospitals at Risk
Jan. 3, 2011 9/11 Health Bill Signed by President
Dec. 22, 2010 9/11 Health Bill Passes U.S. House, Will Be Signed by President
Dec. 22, 2010 James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010
Dec. 19, 2010 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King on Senate Changes to 9/11 Health Bill
Dec. 5, 2010 Daily News - First Vote on 9/11 Healthcare Bill Likely to Come on Wednesday; Rep. King Slams Fellow Republicans
Dec. 1, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senator; To The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, United States Senator
Nov. 29, 2010 Pols, 9/11 survivors make eleventh-hour pitch to win GOP support for Zadroga health bill
Nov. 19, 2010 NY Reps. Urge Transfer Of NJ-Rejected Transit Funding To New York
Nov. 19, 2010 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King On 9/11 Settlement Agreement
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