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Pete King's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

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
On The Ballot: Running, Conservative, Tax Revolt, 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
Date Title
April 7, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, United States House of Representatives - Extension of Emergency Unemployment Benefits
April 6, 2014 Senate Set to Pass Bill Extending Jobless Aid
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator at Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calvary CMS
Jan. 5, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Unemployment Benefit Extension and the Budget
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants
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
July 29, 2013 Letter to Representative Harold Rogers, Representative Jack Kingston, Representative Nita Lowey, and Representative Rosa DeLauro - Meals on Wheels
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
March 20, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Sparing Medicare Benefits
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
Feb. 29, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, KIng Cut Red Tape For Merrick Medical Supply Store, Helping Local Business Reclaim Tens of Thousands of Dollars in Unprocessed Medicare Claims
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
Jan. 26, 2011 Newsday - Unions, Lawmakers Seek Wider Zagroda Coverage
July 28, 2010 King: Dems Take Cowardly Path on 9/11 Bill
Feb. 8, 2008 King, Pallone, Dingell Aid States in Medicaid Payments
Nov. 7, 2007 Newsday - King Pushes Bill to Bar Licenses for Undocumented
Sept. 5, 2007 Hearing of the House Committee on Homeland Security Subject: Holding the Department of Homeland Security Accountable for Security Gaps
Dec. 8, 2005 Larson, King Propose Greater Fire Protection for Nursing Homes
May 3, 2005 CNN Crossfire - Transcript
April 7, 2005 MSNBC Hardball - Transcript
Oct. 27, 2004 Fox Hannity & Colmes - Transcript
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Social Security and Medicare
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Women's Health Care
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Senior Citizens
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